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In Pictures: A look on what happened around the world


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2021 Sep 05, 12:30,
Floodwaters cover Lafitte, La., in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Photo: AP

From the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in the US, to an anti-vaccine protest in Athens, to the migration of southern right whales in the Argentine Patagonia, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from around the world in the past week.

A firefighter monitors the Caldor Fire burning near homes in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. As the winds returned, the Caldor Fire roared over the Sierra crest and bore down on the southern end of Lake Tahoe.
Photo: AP
A firefighter monitors the Caldor Fire burning near homes in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. As the winds returned, the Caldor Fire roared over the Sierra crest and bore down on the southern end of Lake Tahoe. Photo: AP
US president Joe Biden watches as a carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, Calif., during a casualty return Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Dover Air Force Base, Del.
Photo: AP
US president Joe Biden watches as a carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, Calif., during a casualty return Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Photo: AP
Haitian aid workers unload food from a VM-22 Osprey at the airport, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in Jeremie, Haiti.
Photo: AP
Haitian aid workers unload food from a VM-22 Osprey at the airport, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in Jeremie, Haiti. Photo: AP
A girl from Afghanistan waits with other evacuees to fly to the United States or another safe location in a makeshift departure gate inside a hanger at the U.S. Air Base in Ramstein, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.
Photo: AP
A girl from Afghanistan waits with other evacuees to fly to the United States or another safe location in a makeshift departure gate inside a hanger at the U.S. Air Base in Ramstein, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. Photo: AP
Visitors wearing face masks to protect against COVID-19 cast shadows as they walk out of a restored tower at a park on a historic section of the old city wall in Beijing, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.
Photo: AP
Visitors wearing face masks to protect against COVID-19 cast shadows as they walk out of a restored tower at a park on a historic section of the old city wall in Beijing, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. Photo: AP
Nepal: Lakhey pooja being performed inside Lakhey ghar, Basantapur on September 2, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews
Nepal: Lakhey pooja being performed inside Lakhey ghar, Basantapur on September 2, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews
Police detain a masked anti-vaccine protester during clashes around central Syntagma square in Athens, Greece, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021.
Photo: AP
Police detain a masked anti-vaccine protester during clashes around central Syntagma square in Athens, Greece, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021. Photo: AP
Eighth graders sit in a socially distanced classroom at the National School 1044 Santa Ana, on the first day that teachers are required to offer in-person instruction in Asuncion, Paraguay, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. It had been one and a half years of remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Photo: AP
Eighth graders sit in a socially distanced classroom at the National School 1044 Santa Ana, on the first day that teachers are required to offer in-person instruction in Asuncion, Paraguay, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. It had been one and a half years of remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: AP
Whales swim near a kayak in Puerto Madryn, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. As the migration season of the southern right whale gets underway in the Argentine Patagonia, locals and visitors are watching the enormous animals coming ever closer to the shore.
Photo: AP
Whales swim near a kayak in Puerto Madryn, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. As the migration season of the southern right whale gets underway in the Argentine Patagonia, locals and visitors are watching the enormous animals coming ever closer to the shore. Photo: AP
Carla Bayerri, 45, inspects his damaged restaurant after flooding in the seaside town of Alcanar, in northeastern Spain, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.
Photo: AP
Carla Bayerri, 45, inspects his damaged restaurant after flooding in the seaside town of Alcanar, in northeastern Spain, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. Photo: AP
In this image provided by the U.S. Army, made with a night vision scope, Maj. Gen. Chris Donahue, commander of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division, XVIII Airborne Corps, prepares to board a C-17 cargo plane at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, as the final American service member to depart Afghanistan.
Photo: AP
In this image provided by the U.S. Army, made with a night vision scope, Maj. Gen. Chris Donahue, commander of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division, XVIII Airborne Corps, prepares to board a C-17 cargo plane at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, as the final American service member to depart Afghanistan. Photo: AP

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