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May 20, 2021

Doctors perform a Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy (DNE) on a patient to detect Black Fungus at NSCB medical college and hospital in Jabalpur.

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A police officer verifies the family members and relatives of the cyclone Tauktae victims of the crew P305 recovered by the Indian Navy, outside the mortuary at J. J. Hospital in Mumbai.

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The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan opens the 33rd meeting of Health Ministers of Commonwealth countries themed Commonwealth Response to COVID-19 through video conferencing from Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi.

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BJP National President J.P. Nadda addresses BJP State Presidents, Incharges, Office Bearers and MPs of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Chandigarh, J&K and Ladakh via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Commuters ride through heavy rain in Lucknow.

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Workers load liquefied oxygen from a tanker at Kochi Air Products.

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A deserted road during COVID-induced curfew in Kullu.

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Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as the Chief Minister of Kerala for the second consecutive term, at a ceremony in Thiruvananthapuram.

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A doctor checks a man who recovered from COVID-19 and now infected with black fungus at the Mucormycosis ward of a government hospital in Hyderabad.

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Doctors perform a diagnostic nasal endoscopy (DNE) on a patient to detect 'black fungus', at a hospital in Hyderabad.

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CM Pinarayi Vijayan greets CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury before the oath as the Chief Minister of Kerala during the swearing- in ceremony at the Central stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Governor Arif Mohammad Khan presents a flower bouquet to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan after he takes oath as the Chief Minister of Kerala during swearing- in- ceremony at the Central stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Veena George takes oath as Kerala's health minister before the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan during swearing-in ceremony at the Central stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his Council of Ministers during the swearing-in ceremony, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan takes charge for the second consecutive term at the State Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan holds the first cabinet meeting after the swearing-in ceremony of the LDF government in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Actor Mohanlal congratulates Pinarayi Vijayan on becoming Chief Minister of Kerala.

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Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College & Hospital to review treatment facilities for COVID-19 patients in Barpeta.

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A Black Fungus infected patient at Mucormycosis ward of government ENT hospital in Hyderabad.

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Minister of External Affairs Dr. S Jaishankar addresses the 26th ‘Future of Asia’ Conference, Delhi.

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A health worker collects swab sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, during a door-to-door campaign to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, at Khag area in district Budgam.

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Indian Navy rescues 137 crew of GAL Constructor which ran aground off Mumbai.

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People feed bananas to monkeys, during COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A health worker administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a woman at a drive-through vaccination camp at a mall in Noida.

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COVID-19 patients undergo treatment at Guru Tegh Bahadur COVID care centre at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in New Delhi.

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Beneficiaries receive COVID-19 vaccine doses at a centre in Thane. The centre reopened Thursday after remaining closed for five days due to Cyclone Tauktae.

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In this picture tweeted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Britain's Prince William receives his coronavirus vaccine in London.

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A waterlogged underpass after heavy rain at Prahladpur area in New Delhi.

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COVID-19 patients undergo treatment at Guru Tegh Bahadur COVID care centre at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in New Delhi.

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Migrants wait to board buses at ISBT Kaushambi to return to their native places, amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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A waterlogged bus stand of Haryana Roadways after heavy rain in Gurugram.

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Children play after heavy rain near a waterlogged underpass at Prahladpur area in New Delhi.

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Vehicles ply on a waterlogged road after heavy rains, in Faridabad.

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Beneficiaries wait in a queue to recieve COVID-19 vaccine dose at a healthcare centre in Kolkata.

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Needy people stand in a queue to collect food distributed by volunteers, during ongoing COVID-induced lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A fisherman ties his boat during a storm at the bank of the river Brahmaputra in Guwahati.

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Indian Navy plans to decommission INS Rajput on May 21, 2021 at a solemn ceremony at Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam.

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A health worker gives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to an elderly woman at a drive-in vaccination center in Nagpur.

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Vehicles pass through a waterlogged road after heavy rain near Saket in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes a swab sample of an employee of the Assam state Assembly for COVID- 19 test, on the eve of the 1st session of the 15th Assam legislative assembly, in Guwahati.

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A health worker gives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a transgender at a Drive-In vaccination centre in Chennai.

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People queue up at an office to collect death certificates of their relatives as number of deaths recently increased owing to the 2nd wave of COVID-19, in Kanpur.

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\Women wait in a long queue outside a government ration shop, amid coronavirus pandemic, in Jabalpur.

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People stand in a long queue to collect ration from a government shop, amid the 2nd wave of COVID-19, in Mathura.

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Workers prepare low cost coffins from plyboard for COVID-19 victims, at a workshop in Jammu.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a press conference at State Secretariat, Nabanna, in Kolkata.

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A truck falls in a caved-in part of a road near a metro construction site at Khera More, following heavy rains, in Najafgarh area of New Delhi.

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A health worker takes a swab sample of a man to test for COVID-19 in Hyderabad. India has the second-highest coronavirus caseload after the U.S. with more than 25 million confirmed infections.

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A municipal worker disinfects a slum as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Hyderabad.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan (2nd R) pays tribute to martyrs of the Punnapra- Vayalar uprising at Valiyachudukadu in Punnapra, Alappuzha.

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, right, and Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi visit the site of a rocket attack in the central Israeli city of Petah Tikvah.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a press conference at State Secretariat, Nabanna, in Kolkata.

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Fire burns among houses during a wildfire in the village of Schinos, near Corinth, Greece.

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Firefighter try to extinguish the blazes during a wildfire near the village of Schinos, near Corinth, Greece.

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Firefighter are seen in from of flames as fire burns during a wildfire near the village of Schinos, near Corinth, Greece.

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Waterlogged service roads of Delhi-Gurugram Expressway, following heavy downpour in Gurugram.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with District Magistrates of 54 districts from 10 states with high caseloads of COVID-19 infections, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin, accompanied by ministers, MPs, MLA and officials, visits the newly set up corona Specialized Treatment Centre with 500 oxygen equipped beds at Iron Ore Complex, in Salem.

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Nurses at the newly set up Corona Specialized Treatment Centre with 500 oxygen equipped beds, at Iron Ore Complex, in Salem.

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A woman stands outside as a patient infected with black fungus is treated at the Mucormycosis ward of a government hospital in Hyderabad.

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Rescued crew members of the barge P305, being brought at an Indian Naval Ship off the Mumbai coast.

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A driver with the help of passengers pushes his autorickshaw through a waterlogged street, after heavy rains in Varanasi.

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People over 18 years of age wait in queues to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses, at a centre, in Bikaner.

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A house collapsed in the Phulwaria area after heavy rains, in Varanasi.

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Artists, dressed as Hindu death God Yamraj and his record keeper Chitragupta, aware public on wearing masks and following other COVID-19 safety guidelines, during ongoing lockdown in Jammu.

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Fire burns during a wildfire near the village of Schinos, near Corinth, Greece. A large wildfire west of Athens damaged homes and prompted evacuations as it tore through rugged forest terrain.

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A 28-member Indian football team squad led by Sunil Chhetri arrives at the Hamad International Airport in Doha for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers, matches slated to be played from June 3 onwards.

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Beneficiaries stand in a queue to recieve COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a vaccination centre in Mathura.

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A Syrian woman who lives in Lebanon, casts her ballot for his country's presidential election at the Syrian embassy in Yarze, east of Beirut, Lebanon. The expat ballot started in embassies abroad ahead of Syria's May 26 presidential election.

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Indian Navy carries out the rescue and search operations for the missing crew members of the barge P305, off the Mumbai coast.

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A migrant worker shows the 'Home Quarantine' stamp on his arm put by a health worker, on his arrival at Birsa Munda International Airport, amid the second wave of coronavirus, in Ranchi.

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, greets Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, as they arrive for a meeting at the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland on the sidelines of the Arctic Council Ministerial summit.

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Samujjal Kumar Bhatacharya, Chief Advisior of All Assam Students Union (AASU) felicitates Atul Bora, Minister of Implementation of Assam Accord and Agriculture, during a discussion regarding the Assam Accord, in Guwahati.

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US President Joe Biden arrives to speak at the commencement for the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.

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Daniel Turjman, 60, rests in a bomb shelter that is also used as a synagogue near his apartment building in Ashdod, Israel. Since the fighting began last week, the Israeli military has launched hundreds of airstrikes it says are targeting Hamas' militant infrastructure, while Palestinian militants have fired thousands of rockets into Israel.

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Cyclists pedal on a white road, during the eleventh stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, from Perugia to Montalcino, Italy.

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An Israeli artillery unit fires shells towards targets in Gaza Strip, at the Israeli Gaza border.

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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, left, is held off by Burnley's Charlie Taylor during the English Premier League soccer match between Burnley and Liverpool at Turf Moor in Burnley, England.

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US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a meeting with Guatemalan justice sector leaders, in the Vice President's Ceremonial Office at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex.

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Unaccompanied minors who crossed into Spain are gathered outside a warehouse used as temporary shelter as they wait to be tested for COVID-19 at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, near the border of Morocco and Spai. Thousands of migrants who have become pawns in a diplomatic spat between Morocco and Spain awoke to an uncertain future, after sleeping where they could find shelter following their massive border breach to reach the European country's north African enclave of Ceuta.

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Palestinian kids look at a destroyed car after it was hit in an Israeli airstrike, in Gaza City.

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Palestinians inspect the damage of a destroyed house that was hit by an Israeli airstrike in town of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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An Israeli artillery unit fires shells towards targets in Gaza Strip, at the Israeli Gaza border.

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A man waves a Colombian flag during an anti-government march in Cali, Colombia. Colombians have taken to the streets for weeks across the country after the government proposed tax increases on public services, fuel, wages and pensions.

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Sha'Carri Richardson of the USA reacts after winning the 200 m race at the athletics Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

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Juventus players celebrate with the trophy their victory against Atalanta during the Italian Cup soccer final match between Atalanta and Juventus at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Juventus win Atalanta 2-1.

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Juventus players celebrate with the winner's trophy their victory against Atalanta after the end of Italian Cup soccer final match between Atalanta and Juventus at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Juventus win Atalanta 2-1.

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Juventus' Weston McKennie, center, and his teammates celebrate with the winner's trophy the victory against Atalanta after the end of Italian Cup soccer final match between Atalanta and Juventus at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Juventus win Atalanta 2-1.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the winner's trophy a victory against Atalanta after the end of Italian Cup soccer final match between Atalanta and Juventus at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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Juventus' Weston McKennie celebrates with the winner's trophy the victory against Atalanta after the end of Italian Cup soccer final match between Atalanta and Juventus at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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Juventus' Federico Chiesa, right, celebrates his goal with his teammates against Atalanta during the Italian Cup soccer final match between Atalanta and Juventus at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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Atalanta's Ruslan Malinovskyi celebrates his goal against Juventus during the Italian Cup soccer final match between Atalanta and Juventus at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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Juventus' Federico Chiesa scores a goal against Atalanta during the Italian Cup soccer final match between Atalanta and Juventus at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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Juventus' Paulo Dybala, left, and Atalanta's Cristian Romero fights for the ball during the Italian Cup soccer final match between Atalanta and Juventus at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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PSG players celebrate with the trophy after winning the French Cup final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Monaco at the Stade de France stadium, in Saint Denis, north of Paris.

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Pyrotechnics go off as PSG players celebrate with the trophy after winning the French Cup final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Monaco at the Stade de France stadium, in Saint Denis, north of Paris.

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PSG players pose with the trophy after winning the French Cup final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Monaco at the Stade de France stadium, in Saint Denis, north of Paris.

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PSG players celebrate winning the French Cup final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Monaco at the Stade de France stadium, in Saint Denis, north of Paris.

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PSG's Kylian Mbappe celebrates with Moise Kean after scoring his side's second goal during the French Cup final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Monaco at the Stade de France stadium, in Saint Denis, north of Paris.

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PSG's goalkeeper Keylor Navas, left, blocks Monaco's Kevin Volland during the French Cup final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Monaco at the Stade de France stadium, in Saint Denis, north of Paris.

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PSG's Angel Di Maria challenges for the ball with Monaco's Guillermo Maripan during the French Cup final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Monaco at the Stade de France stadium, in Saint Denis, north of Paris.

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French president Emmanuel Macron, left, greets players ahead of the French Cup final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Monaco at the Stade de France stadium, in Saint Denis, north of Paris.

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A woman walks past the installation "Uncertainly" in the Spanish Pavillon at the Biennale International Architecture exhibition, in Venice, Italy, during a preview for the media.

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People watch an installation with plastic bags created by Museo Aero Solar in Argentina, at the Biennale International Architecture exhibition, in Venice, Italy, during a preview for the media.

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People visit the "American Framing" at the United Stateds Pavillon, at the Biennale International Architecture exhibition, in Venice, Italy, during a preview for the press.

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People visit a typical Japanese wooden house in pieces, part of the exhibition "co-ownership of action: Trajectories of Elements" at the Japanese Pavillon at the Biennale International Architecture exhibition, in Venice, Italy, during a preview for the press.

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The central pavilion at the Biennale International Architecture exhibition, in Venice, Italy, during a preview for the press.

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People watch the installation "the world turned inside out" by Bimal Mendis and Joyce Hsiang at the Biennale International Architecture exhibition, in Venice, Italy, during a preview for the press.

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The Nordic countries' pavilion, at the Biennale International Architecture exhibition, in Venice, Italy, during a preview for the press.

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The installation "Border Ecologies And The Gaza Strip" is displayed at the Giardini during the exhibition "How will we live together?" at the Biennale International Architecture, in Venice, Italy.

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