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The Year 2021 in Pictures

Orphaned mountain gorilla, Ndakasi, lies in the arms of her caregiver, Andre Bauma, on September 21, 2021 shortly before her death, which the park confirmed on September 26. Mr Bauma and others at the Senkwekwe Mountain Gorilla Center had cared for Ndakasi and other orphans for 13 years. Ndakasi had suffered a prolonged illness prior to her death. This is the only mountain gorilla orphanage in the world and takes in mountain gorilla orphans who have lost their families to poaching or conflict. A number of the orphans here were rescued from sales by poachers in sting operations carried out by Congolese National Park Authority (ICCN) rangers. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images)

Here is an incomplete, yet surprising and moving gallery of images of this year's events around the world.

Pro-Trump protesters gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. A pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, breaking windows and clashing with police officers.  (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
U.S. Capitol police officers aim their weapons at the main door in the House Chamber during a joint session of Congress on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
A protester yells inside the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC.. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
A protester holds a Trump flag inside the US Capitol Building near the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
The bust of U.S. President Zachary Taylor is covered with plastic after blood was smeared on it when a pro-Trump mob broke into the U.S. Capitol building on January 7, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Members of the National Guard rest in a hallway of the U.S. Capitol building underneath a bust of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.  Photographer: Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump prepare to depart the White House on Marine One on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden fist bumps newly sworn-in Vice President Kamala Harris after she took the oath of office on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman speaks during the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. . (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Guatemalan soldiers clash with Honduran migrants at a police control in Chiquimula, Guatemala, 17 January 2021. Security forces blocked the passage of a caravan made up of thousands of Hondurans seeking to reach the United States. EPA-EFE/Esteban Biba
Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny (C) is escorted out of a police station in Khimki outside Moscow, Russia 18 January 2021. EPA-EFE/SERGEI ILNITSKY
An acrobatic member of the Mighty Jambo Circus Academy performs a stunt during their training routine at the academy in Nairobi, Kenya, 13 January 2021.  EPA-EFE/Daniel Irungu ATTENTION: This Image is part of a PHOTO SET
Members of the Tshwane Special Infectious Unit on COVID-19 wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) pick up a suspected COVID-19 patient on January 15, 2021 in Pretoria, South Africa.  (Photo by Gallo Images/Alet Pretorius)
Coffins containing mainly Covid-19 victims lie at the city crematorium during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic on January 11, 2021 in Meissen, Germany.  (Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)
Hospital Director, Doctor Yutaka Kobayashi, holds the hand of a 94-year-old coronavirus patient on a coronavirus ward at Sakura General Hospital on February 10, 2021 in Oguchi, Japan.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
Starlings murmurate over Brighton Palace Pier as they come in to roost on February 5, 2021 in Brighton, England. Starlings murmurate over Brighton Palace Pier as they come in to roost on February 5, 2021 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Nurse, Gokalp Balli (L) and nurse, Bilge Koc from the Gevas Public Health Center vaccinate 74-year-old Basra Payza with the Chinese Sinovac Coronavac vaccine during a house call-in the village of Daldere on February 12, 2021 in Van, Turkey.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Participants of the Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival, with their backs to the fireworks. as the large cart of fireworks go off on February 26, 2021 in Tainan, Taiwan. The Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival is an annual tradition held on the 15th day after the beginning of the Lunar New Year in Tainan City for over 130 years. (Photo by An Rong Xu/Getty Images)
A dose of the new one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is prepared at a vaccination event at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in South Los Angeles on March 11, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
In this handout from Covid-19 Bereaved Families For Justice – Brother and sister Amira Atia, 3, (L) and Adem Atia, 4, (R) hold each other in front of a Covid-19 Memorial Wall that has begun opposite Parliament on March 29, 2021, in London, England. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe For Covid-19 Bereaved Families For Justice/Getty Images)
Protesters test Molotov cocktails on March 16, 2021 in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar’s military Junta charged deposed de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi with accepting bribes and taking illegal payments in gold, as it also continued a brutal crackdown on a nationwide civil disobedience movement in which thousands of people have turned out in continued defiance of tear gas, rubber bullets and live ammunition. (Photo by Stringer/Getty Images)
Jessica Walker (L) and Nicola Foster speak to a member of the media at the open-air lido at Hillingdon leisure centre on March 29, 2021 in London, England. The government eased its rules restricting outdoor socialising and sport in England, the first milestone on the government’s “roadmap” out of the Covid-19 lockdown measures imposed in December.  (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Female students who were kidnapped from Jangebe Government Girls Secondary School look on after their release in Zamfara, Nigeria 02 March 2021. The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle confirmed the release of the 300 girl students that were abducted by gunmen in Jangebe.  EPA-EFE/STR
Family and members of the indigenous Dumagat tribe carry the coffins of Puroy and Randy Dela Cruz to be buried to their final resting place, on March 17, 2021 in Rizal, Luzon, Philippines. (Photo by Jes Aznar/Getty Images)
People bring flowers to the memorial sight set up outside of The Gold Spa on March 19, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Mourners have gathered across the United States to pay respect to the Asian community after suspect Robert Aaron Long, 21, attacked three spas killing eight people, six of whom were Asian. (Photo by Megan Varner/Getty Images)
An injured demonstrator is carried to receive medical attention during a protest against the military coup in Hlaingthaya (Hlaing Tharyar) Township, outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, 14 March 2021. EPA-EFE/STRINGER
Residents of the Rohingya refugee camp in the aftermath of a huge fire in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 23 March 2021. A huge fire raged at the Balukhali camp on March 22, destroying 9,000 shelters and killing at least five people. EPA-EFE/TANBIRUL MIRAJ RIPON
Zulu Warriors at the funeral service of King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuzulu on March 18, 2021 in Nongoma, South Africa. It is reported that the late King was accorded a Special Official Funeral Category 1 funeral with military honours. (Photo by Gallo Images/Darren Stewart)
Egyptian tugboats try to pull out the Ever Given container ship stranded in the Suez Canal, Egypt, 26 March 2021. The large container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal on 23 March, blocking the passage of other ships and causing a traffic jam for cargo vessels. EPA-EFE/KHALED ELFIQI
A giant picture of Britain’s Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is on display in Piccadilly Circus following his passing, in London, Britain, 09 April 2021. Prince Philip has died on 09 April 2021 aged 99, as Buckingham Palace announced. EPA-EFE/NEIL HALL
An immigrant father grips his children while walking ashore on the bank of the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on April 14, 2021 in Roma, Texas. A smuggler (L), had rafted them over from Mexico with fellow immigrants. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A woman wearing a face mask rides her bike loaded with dogs, in a street in Hanoi, Vietnam, 27 April 2021. EPA-EFE/LUONG THAI LINH
Muslims pray space apart to curb the spread of the coronavirus during Friday prayers on the holy fasting month of Ramadan amid the Covid-19 pandemic at Istiqlal grand mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, 16 April 2021. EPA-EFE/MAST IRHAM
People react after former Minneapolis Police Department Police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 20 April 2021. Chauvin was found guilty on charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. EPA-EFE/CRAIG LASSIG
A mourner stands in front of the casket of Daunte Wright, who was fatally shot last week by a Brooklyn Center police officer during a traffic stop, during the funeral at Shiloh Temple International Ministries in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 22 April 2021. On 11 April 2021, Daunte Demetrius Wright, 20, was fatally shot by police officer Kimberly Ann Potter in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota during a traffic stop. EPA-EFE/CRAIG LASSIG
Father Arbuey Wright (L) and mother Katie Wright (2L) give remarks alongside sister Diamond Wright (R) and Rev Al Sharpton during a funeral held for Daunte Wright at Shiloh Temple International Ministries on April 22, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
Murat Targut and wife Yasmin walk down a near-empty Istiklal street to take wedding photos after the start of a three-week nationwide coronavirus lockdown on April 29, 2021 in Istanbul, Turkey.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Senior Corps de Ballet dancer Mahlatse Sachane performs during the final dress rehearsal for ‘Ballet and Beyond’ by Joburg Ballet at the Joburg Theater, Johannesburg, South Africa, 08 April 2021.  EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK
Students watch as a building at the University of Cape Town (UCT) burns on April 18, 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa. It is reported that a wildfire spread from the slopes of Table Mountain to the University of Cape Town and burned the historic campus library and students from UCT were evacuated from residences and taken to pre-determined locations. Gallo Images.
A worker wearing a PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) suit is seen amid the burning funeral pyres of patients who died of COVID-19 at a crematorium on May 01, 2021 in New Delhi, India.  (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Getty Images)
A woman wearing an oxygen mask breathes after she arrived to receive free oxygen distributed by a Gurdwara (Sikh Holy place) as a service for COVID-19-positive and other patients in need along a road on May 01, 2021 in New Delhi, India.  (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Getty Images)
A worker wearing a PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) suit takes a momentary break as people perform the last rites of patients who died of COVID-19 during a mass cremation held at a crematorium on May 01, 2021 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Getty Images)
A medical worker in PPE observes patients who have been infected by Covid-19 inside a makeshift covid care facility in a sports stadium at the Commonwealth Games Village in New Delhi on May 02, 2021 in New Delhi, India.  (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)
An aerial view of the scene after an elevated section of metro track in Mexico City, carrying train cars with passengers, collapsed onto a busy road on May 03, 2021 in Mexico City, Mexico. The Line 12 accident happened as the metro train was traveling between Olivos and Tezonco Metro stations, reportedly killing at least 20 people and injuring a further 70. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
Two women sit on the roof of Cup Foods and listen to the music performed at George Floyd’s Square as hundreds gather at 38th Street and Chicago Ave., the sight where Floyd was killed in 2020, during the commemoration of the anniversary of Floyd’s death, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 25 May 2021.  EPA-EFE/CRAIG LASSIG
A Congolese porter helps people evacuate across cooled lava from the town of Goma in the aftermath of Mount Nyiragongo volcano over Goma, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 26 May 2021. One of the planet’s most active volcanoes Mount Nyiragongo in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo erupted 22 May 2021.  EPA-EFE/Michel Lunanga
Palestinian children hold candles during a rally amid the ruins of houses destroyed by Israeli strikes, in Beit Lahia Northern Gaza Strip on May 25, 2021 in Gaza City, Gaza.  (Photo by Fatima Shbair/Getty Images)
Rockets launched towards Israel from the northern Gaza Strip and response from the Israeli missile defense system known as the Iron Dome leave streaks through the sky on May 14, 2021 in Gaza City, Gaza. (Photo by Fatima Shbair/Getty Images)
A Palestinian father evacuates his wounded daughter from the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, 16 May 2021. EPA-EFE/HAITHAM IMAD
An Afghan boy hides inside a sewer pipe made of concrete next to a railway near Van city after crossing the Iran-Turkey border, 02 June 2021. Illegal immigrants and non-recognized refugees wait for days for their smugglers to transfer them to Diyarbakir city to reach West Turkey.EPA-EFE/SEDAT SUNA
A man digs his hole as thousands of people dig for what they believe are diamonds on the side of a hill near Ladysmith, South Africa, 17 June 2021. EPA-EFE/Kim Ludbrook
Hundreds of red roses were ‘planted’ during an event to pay homage to the over 500,000 registered victims of coronavirus and protest against the government’s response to the pandemic organized by ONG Rio de Paz at Copacabana Beach on June 20, 2021 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Hundreds of red roses were ‘planted’ during an event to pay homage to the over 500,000 registered victims of coronavirus and protest against the government’s response to the pandemic organized by ONG Rio de Paz at Copacabana Beach on June 20, 2021 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
A Tibetan girl reads in her house under a poster showing Chinese leader including Chairman Mao Zedong during a government-organized visit for journalists on June 3, 2021 to a farming village in Baji village near Linzhi, Tibet Autonomous Region, China.  (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Actors perform to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China at Birds Nest on June 28, 2021 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
A young woman covers Smuts statue with a plastic bag outside slave lodge in Adderley street during the Youth Day Walk of Resistance to the Bo- Kaap Museum on Youth Day on June 16, 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa.  (Photo by Gallo Images/Brenton Geach)
Foreign national shop owner holds a manchette after staying up all night to protect his business during widespread looting and protests in Durban, South Africa, 12 July 2021. Former South Africa President Zuma was arrested on 07 July, and sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt of court. Protests by his supporters included shops being looted, burned cars and the blocking of city streets in the country. EPA-EFE/STR
Looters empty a store of goods in the Springfield Value Centre during a protest in Durban, South Africa, 12 July 2021.  EPA-EFE/STR
A member of the South African Police Forces tries to control looting during protests in Durban, South Africa, 12 July 2021. EPA-EFE/STR
A drone image showing the extent of the damage caused to the UPL warehouse north of Durban, 21 July 2021. (Photo: Shiraaz Mohamed)
Members of the South Africa National Defense Force patrol the streets after looting of local department stores in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, 13 July 2021. EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK
A taxi driver shoots his 9mm pistol into the air to chase nearby looters away from a mall after looting continued in the area, Johannesburg, South Africa, 14 July 2021. EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK
A relative covers the body of a young 16-year-old boy who was allegedly killed by local taxi drivers who were stopping looters from entering the local mall to loot, Johannesburg, South Africa, 14 July 2021. EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK
Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) patrol the streets close to the Pan Africa Mall that was looted earlier this week on July 15, 2021 in Alexandra, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images/Beeld/Deaan Vivier)
Vandalized and stolen automated teller machines (ATM) following rioting in the Soweto district of Johannesburg, South Africa, on Thursday, July 15, 2021.  Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Residents during a cleanup operation at a Shoprite Holdings Ltd. USave supermarket following rioting in the Soweto district of Johannesburg, South Africa, on Thursday, July 15, 2021.  Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Debris covers the floor between empty shelves inside a Supa Store supermarket following rioting in the Soweto district of Johannesburg, South Africa, on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Search and Rescue personnel uses a crane to remove a stretcher from the rubble of the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building on June 28, 2021 in Surfside, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Supporters of pop star Britney Spears participate in a #FreeBritney rally at the Lincoln Memorial on July 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
A woman wearing a face mask walks past the Olympic Rings on July 20, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. . (Photo by Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images)
Simone Biles of Team United States competes on uneven bars on day two of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on July 25, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Tatjana Schoemaker of Team South Africa finishes second in the final of the women’s 100m breaststroke during the Swimming event on Day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 27, 2021 Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Roger Sedres/Gallo Images)
Naomi Osaka of Team Japan serves during her Women’s Singles Third Round match against Marketa Vondrousova of Team Czech Republic on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park on July 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Border force officials inspect an inflatable dinghy, discarded on a beach after being used by migrants to cross the English Channel, on July 21, 2021 in Walmer, England. 430 migrants crossed the channel from France, a record for a single day.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales looks on as (C) British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson (R) opens his umbrella at The National Memorial Arboretum on July 28, 2021 in Stafford, England.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong – WPA Pool/Getty Images)
A burned-out car sits near a home that was destroyed by the Dixie Fire on July 26, 2021 in Indian Falls, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
U.S. Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn becomes emotional as he testifies before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol on July 27, 2021 at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Dancers take to the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom and move to the sound of the famous Wurlitzer organ on August 05, 2021 in Blackpool, England. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Sue Bird #6 of Team United States kisses Megan Rapinoe in celebration after the United States’ win over Japan in the Women’s Basketball final game on day sixteen of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games at Saitama Super Arena on August 08, 2021 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Protestors meet at Groote Schuur on August 21, 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa. Freedom of choice protests against mandatory vaccination. (Photo by Gallo Images/ER Lombard)
People wait to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in a vaccination station at the Iran Mall shopping centre, in Tehran, Iran, 15 August 2021.  EPA-EFE/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH
Afghans struggle to reach the foreign forces to show their credentials to flee the country outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, 26 August 2021. At least 13 people including children were killed in a blast outside the airport on 26 August.  EPA-EFE/AKHTER GULFAM
In this handout image provided by the Bundeswehr, evacuees from Kabul sit inside a military aircraft as they arrive at Tashkent Airport on August 22, 2021 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. (Photo by Handout/Bundeswehr via Getty Images)
Roman Zhdanov of Team RPC competes in the Men’s 50m Backstroke – S4 Heat 2 on day 10 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on September 03, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Ntando Mahlangu of Team South Africa competes in the Men’s Long Jump – T63 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
In this handout image provided by Red Bull, Andy Jones of the USA dives from the 21 metre Stari Most (Old Bridge) during the first competition day of the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on August 26, 2021 at Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. (Photo by Romina Amato/Red Bull via Getty Images)


A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty branded Covid-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site at Athlone Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. Photographer: Dwayne Senior/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The Tribute In Light shines up from Lower Manhattan on September 11, 2021 in New York City. The nation is marking the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, when the terrorist group al-Qaeda flew hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center, Shanksville, PA and the Pentagon, killing nearly 3,000 people. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Haitian immigrants cross the Rio Grande back into Mexico from Del Rio, Texas on September 20, 2021 to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico. As U.S. immigration authorities began deporting immigrants back to Haiti from Del Rio, thousands more waited in a camp under an international bridge in Del Rio while others crossed the river back into Mexico to avoid deportation. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Afghans hold placards shouting anti-Pakistan slogans during a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan, 07 September 2021. The demonstrations began after Ahmad Massoud, leading the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan (NRFA), 07 September, called for a national uprising against the Taliban and the alleged Pakistani interference. EPA-EFE/STRINGER
People look at the last preparations on the assembly of the ‘Arc de Triomphe’ wrapping as part of an art installation by late Bulgarian-born US artist Christo, in Paris, France, 16 September 2021. The monumental installation wrapped the landmark Parisian monument under 25,000 square meters of silver and blue fabric. EPA-EFE/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON
A young Afghan girl plays on a make-do swing at the temporary accommodation where she lives at the U.S. Army’s Rhine Ordnance Barracks on October 06, 2021 in Kaiserslautern, Germany.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
A demonstrator holds a model of a baby in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Louisville’s EMW Women’s Surgical Center is part of the court’s term that could gut the constitutional right to abortion and allow sweeping new restrictions in much of the country. Photographer: Emily Elconin/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Tourists wear rented astronaut costumes while visiting Volcano #6 of the Ulan Hada volcano cluster during the Golden Week holiday on October 4, 2021 near Ulan Qab, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China. The volcano cluster, which has seven volcanos, saw its last eruptions more than 10,000 years ago and is a popular tourist destination. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
A member of the Feminist Liberation Front, poses for a portrait during a rally on October 9, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Feminist’s Liberation Front is a democratic reform group focused on promoting gender equality and LGBTQ rights in Thailand. (Photo by Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)
Boji, an Istanbul street dog rides a subway train on October 21, 2021 in Istanbul, Turkey. Boji, is a regular Istanbul commuter, using the cities public transport systems to get around, sometimes traveling up to 30 kilometers a day using subway trains, ferries, buses and Istanbul’s historic trams. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
A Haitian girl waits for her mother to catch up after a guide had carried her up a mountain slope near Colombia’s border with Panama on October 20, 2021 in the Darien Gap, Colombia.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A protester holds a Sudanese flag and chants during demonstrations in support of the civilian government, in Khartoum, Sudan, 21 October 2021. Thousands of people marched during a demonstration called by the Alliance of Forces for Freedom and Change, the Central Council Group to support the government of Abdullah Hamdok, while the army and police forces closed the roads leading to government headquarters and main markets. EPA-EFE/MOHAMMED ABU OBAID
A worker dismantles an old air conditioner unit for parts at a recycling plant in Bangkok, Thailand, on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. Photographer: Luke Duggleby/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Silva Qossa, opsigter by die St James Presbyterian kerk in Bedfordview hang strikkies op die kerk se heining. Elke wit strikkie verteenwoordig een persoon wat gester het in Suid Afrika van Covid-19 en wlke bloubstrikkie verteenwoordig 10 mense. Foto Deaan Vivier Foto DEAAN VIVIER.
A Taliban sits guard in the backdrop of a Russian plane transporting aid relief donated by the Russian for the Afghan people, at International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, 18 November 2021. EPA-EFE/STRINGER
Demonstrators during a “Global Day of Action” protest on the sidelines of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, U.K., on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. Photographer: Emily Macinnes/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Attendees in the Blue Zone during the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, U.K., on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. Photographer: Jonne Roriz/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The sun sets behind artist Luke Jerram’s ‘Floating Earth’ at Pennington Flash on November 22, 2021 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Environmental activists protest against Shell outside the Petroleum Agency of South Africa in Cape Town, South Africa 26 November 2021. Environmentalists across the country are outraged over Shell’s planned five-month survey of South Africa’s pristine wild coast which will have devastating effects on marine life. EPA-EFE/NIC BOTHMA
Lava and smoke rise from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain, 19 November 2021. The Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on 19 September and has spawn out smoke, ash and lava since then. EPA-EFE/Miguel Calero
The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on November 13, 2021 in La Palma, Spain. The volcano has been erupting since September 19, 2021 after weeks of seismic activity, resulting in millions of Euros worth of damage to properties and businesses, as the lava flowed down the mountainside towards the sea. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Lava flows towards the sea under the Cumbre Vieja volcano as it continues to erupt on November 13, 2021 in La Palma, Spain. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
A house is surrounded by lava as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on November 13, 2021 in La Palma, Spain.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
A municipal official places floral offerings brought by citizens to their loved ones who died from covid-19, at the La Bermeja Municipal Cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador, 02 November 2021.  EPA-EFE/MIGUEL LEMUS
Ahmaud Arbery’s father, Marcus Arbery reacts outside the Glynn County Courthouse after the jury reached a guilty verdict in the trial of Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael and Roddie Bryan for the death of black jogger Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, USA, 24 November 2021. Arbery died after a confrontation in the Satilla Shores neighborhood of Brunswick on 23 February 2020. EPA-EFE/JAMES GILBERT DM/ ML

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