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Jun 16, 2021

A fisherman returns to the coast after venturing into sea for fishing, in Nerul.

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Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam during relaxation hours of COVID-19 lockdown, at R-block station road flyover, in Patna.

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KPCC President K.Sudhakaran along with party leaders Ramesh Chennithala, Oommen Chandy, Mullapally Ramachandran, and opposition leader VD Satheesan, garlanded during taking charge as new KPCC President, at Indirabhavan in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Students and international travellers wait in a queue to complete paperwork before receiving COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a dedicated vaccination centre for international travellers, in New Delhi.

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Vegetable vendors protect themselves with a plastic sheet during rain at Azadpur Mandi in New Delhi.

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Municipal workers carry waste material after market closes during the COVID-induced curfew, in Palampur.

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Police personnel try to stop the clash between BJP-Shiv Sena activists, outside Shivsena Bhavan at Dadar, in Mumbai. BJP activists staged a morcha to condemn Shivsena's statement on Ram mandir trust land scam issue.

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A lady conductor issues tickets to customer during start of Kerala RTC services, after relaxations in COVID-19 lockdown, in Kozhikode.

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Forest officials with the help of locals rescue an elephant that fell into a Well near Kuttampuzha area of Emakulam, in Kochi.

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Fire brigades arrive after a fire breaks out at Convergence block, 9th floor of AIIMS in New Delhi. No injuries reported.

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Lok Janshakti Party rebel MP Pashupati Kumar Paras attends a meeting with party's founding members, in Patna.

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PMC bank depositors who are trying to get access to their own money, protest outside the Reserve Bank of India office at Bandra, in Mumbai.

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Indian cricketer Suresh Raina presents his book “Believe” to the J&K Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan in Srinagar.

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Indian Navy, NDRF, SDRF & firemen during a joint rescue operation for the miners trapped in a coal mine, in East Jaintia Hills district.

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A worker arranges graded mangoes in carts, at Kaveripattinam near Krishnagiri district.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Gorakhnath temple in Gorakhpur.

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Basic Life Support ambulances parked outside the Western Gate of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat in Imphal. Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh handed over these ambulances to 6 Autonomous District Councils (ADC) of the State in a distribution programme.

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Governor Tamilisai Soundarajan with the newly elected Speaker, Chief Minister and MLAs of the Legislative Assembly, during a tea party at Raj Niwas in Puducherry.

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Supporters welcome Lok Jashkty Party rebel MP Pashupati Kumar Paras during his arrival at Jai Prakash Narayan Airport, in Patna.

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A Shikara waits for customers at clean Pokhribal Lake in Srinagar.

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An aerial view of traffic on the Vikas Marg during morning rush-hour, after further ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes swab sample of a child for COVID-19 test, at Regional Hospital in Kullu.

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People arrive for shopping in a mall that reopened after authorities eased some restrictions during Covid-19 induced lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Northeast Mumbai Congress activists protest wearing masks of Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher and Baba Ramdev, against the hike in petrol prices, at a petrol pump in Mulund, in Mumbai.

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People greet YSR Congress convener YS Sharmila during her visit in Nalgonda district.

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A bartender arranges liquor bottles on the shelves at a bar, ahead of its reopening after authorities eased restrictions of Covid-induced lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Congress leaders distribute ration kits to Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) Pourakarmikas, Asha workers and other COVID warriors, in Bengaluru.

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A priest conducts a puja for the goodwill of the devotees on the occasion of Jamai Sasthi festival, in Balurghat.

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An aerial view of a Lotus Temple and Humayun’s Tomb after further ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in New Delhi.

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Fireworks explode over New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty as New York and other cities around New York state recognize a rate of 70% for single dose vaccinations against the COVID-19 virus in New York. Celebration of the milestone was announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier in the day.

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Potters make earthen pots at their house as pots are in much demand during the summer season, at a village about 30km from Jammu.

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Sikh pilgrims perform rituals during a ceremony to observe the Martyrdom Day of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, at Gurudwara Dera Sahib, in Lahore, Pakistan. Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims are attending the 415th anniversary of the death of the fifth Sikh Guru, Arjan Dev Ji, that is celebrated in Derah Sahib.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers keynote address at the 5th edition of VivaTech, in New Delhi.

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Visitors at Humayuns Tomb that reopened for public during unlocking process of COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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MP Chirag Paswan addresses a press conference at his residence in New Delhi.

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Vehicles wade through the waterlogged road after heavy rainfall, at Hindmata area in Mumbai.

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Monks from Thailand wait to receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during a vaccination camp organised by the Health Department, in Bodh Gaya.

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Visitors stand at the entrance gate of Bada Imambara as it remains closed due to Covid -19 panademic, in Lucknow.

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Vegetable vendors protect themselves with a plastic sheet during rain at Azadpur Mandi in New Delhi.

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A medical worker administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a woman at K D Singh Babu Stadium in Lucknow.

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COVID-19 recovered patients being discharged from Krishna Hospital during COVID-induced lockdown, in Karad.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) via video conference, in New Delhi.

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Beneficiaries wait for their turn to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during 'Free Mega Vaccination Camp', in Kolkata.

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BJP leader Vijay Goel along with party workers protest against Delhi government outside Lodhi Garden, demanding reopening parks in the city, in New Delhi.

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Fitness enthusiasts workout on the treadmill in a gym that reopened after restrictions of COVID-19 lockdown eased, in Bhopal.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) via video conference, in New Delhi.

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Fitness enthusiasts workout on the treadmill in a gym that reopened after restrictions of COVID-19 lockdown eased, in Bhopal.

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Security personnel in civil dress with a sniffer dog patrol at the Red Fort as ASI-protected monuments and museums reopened during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A zookeeper feeds a 15-month-old elephant calf at the Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden in Guwahati.

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A man takes a selfie with his family at Taj Mahal that reopened after athorities eased some restrictions in the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, in Agra.

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Punjab intellectuals join BJP in presence of party leader and Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, in New Delhi.

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Mahouts with their elephants wait for tourists at the historical Amer Fort, that reopened after authorities eased some restrictions in the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, in Jaipur.

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Workers wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the coronavirus shave their heads during a rally demanding job security in Seoul, South Korea. The banners read: "We will definitely win."

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Beneficiaries wait in a queue to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a vaccination centre at a Government school in Fazilpur Village in Gurugram.

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AAP MP Sanjay Singh addresses during a press conference regarding scam in a land deal by Ram Mandir Trust, in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi distributes food among the needy people during COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Bollywood actress Rakul Preet Singh spotted at Bandra in Mumbai.

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Construction workers receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a vaccination drive organised by Nahar Group for all its workers, at the Nahar International School in Mumbai.

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Flight passengers wait for vehicles at NSCBI Airport as authorities eased some restrictions and extended Covid-induced lockdown till 30th June, in Kolkata.

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LJP leader Chirag Paswan's supporters protest against party leader Pashupati Kumar Paras over removing him as party president, in New Delhi.

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General patients being treated on the floor of Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) due to shortage of beds in wards amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Ranchi.

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A security personnel stands guard at Taj Mahal that reopened after athorities eased some restrictions in the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, in Agra.

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Shiv Sena Dogra Front (SSDF) activists protest against AAP and Samajwadi Party who alleged scam in a land deal by Ram Mandir Trust, in Jammu.

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Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy felicitates BJP MLA Embalam R Selvam after he was elected as the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, in Puducherry.

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A foreign tourist poses for a photo in front of the Taj Mahal that reopened after authorities eased some restrictions in the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, in Agra.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses the media regarding Covid-19 situation, in New Delhi.

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Visitors at Humayun's Tomb that reopened for public during unlocking process of COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Visitors at Humayuns Tomb that reopened for public during unlocking process of COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Beneficiaries receive COVID-19 vaccine dose during 'Free Mega Vaccination Camp' in presence of West Bengal Transport and Housing Minister Firhad Hakim, in Kolkata.

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Traffic jam on Vikas Marg after further ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in New Delhi.

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A girl holds a broken umbrella protect herself during rain in New Delhi.

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A customer at a shopping mall that reopened after authorities eased restrictions of Covid-induced lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A security officer sanitises a visitor at a shopping mall that reopened after authorities eased restrictions of Covid-induced lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Visitors at Qutub Minar that reopened for public during unlocking process of COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Supporters welcome Lok Jashkty Party rebel MP Pashupati Kumar Paras during his arrival at Jai Prakash Narayan Airport, in Patna.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and U.S President Joe Biden shake hands during their meeting at the 'Villa la Grange' in Geneva, Switzerland in Geneva, Switzerland.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, center, and Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison wave to reporters before a working dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

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Jewish ultranationalists wave Israeli flags during the "Flags March," next to Damascus gate, outside Jerusalem's Old City.

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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a Workers' Party meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim warned about possible food shortages and called for his people to brace for extended COVID-19 restrictions as he opened a major political conference to discuss national efforts to salvage a broken economy.

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Ring-tailed lemurs sit on the hood of a truck while snacking inside the Buin Zoo in Santiago, Chile. The largest private zoo in Chile, experiencing a serious economic situation due to the closure of its doors as a result of the prolonged quarantine measures, have started a campaign coined, "Sponsor an Animal", to raise money to maintain the animals.

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People watch as fireworks explode over New York Harbor as New York and other cities around New York state recognize a rate of 70% for single dose vaccinations against the COVID-19 virus in New York. Celebration of the milestone was announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier in the day.

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People walk by posters to promote the Olympic Games planned to start in the summer of 2021, in Tokyo.

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Protesters wave Palestinian flags as they stand atop the rubble of a building destroyed by an Israeli airstrike last month, during a protest against a march by Jewish ultranationalists through east Jerusalem, in Beit Lahia, northern Gaza Strip.

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Kieran Smith participates in the Men's 200 Freestyle during wave 2 of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Elderly residents rest after receiving their first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shot at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei, Taiwan.

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US President Joe Biden steps off Air Force One at Geneva Airport in Geneva, Switzerland. Biden is scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva, Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

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Visitors participate in the installation 'Washing Hands' by artists Daan't Sas e Lotte van den Berg, at Base cultural hub, in Milan, Italy. According to the press release, the Washing Hands performance is a ritual for passers-by and visitors, who may or may not know each other, to face each other around a sink and wash each other's hands with soap to establish a safe physical contact.

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A man wearing a Vladimir Putin mask takes part in a demonstration for prisoned Alexei Navalny, poster at left, in Geneva, Switzerland. US President Joe Biden and Russia President Vladimir Putin will meet for talks in Geneva on Wednesday.

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Mario Carmona, of Mexico, works on chipping during a practice round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, center, and U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Todd C. Chapman, second from right, stand in front of a space module model during a signing ceremony for a cooperation agreement between the Brazilian government and the American Space Agency at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil. According to the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology, Brazil will participate in the Artemis program which will take the first woman and the next man to walk on the moon.

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Israeli police officers detain a Palestinian man during clashes that erupted ahead of a planned march by Jewish ultranationalists through east Jerusalem, outside Jerusalem's Old City.

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A woman wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as she drives bumper car at "Euro Park" funfair in Milan, Italy. "Euro Park" funfair reopened after being shut down amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A protester holds a sign during a peaceful rally to speak up against political repressions, human rights violations and antidemocratic rule in Russia, during a demonstration in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Pedestrians on a street as the sun is setting in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, walks to the fourth tee during a practice round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.

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Young girls gather by a fence as the town of Jimma prepares for the next day's election campaign rally, in the southwestern Oromia Region of Ethiopia.

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Members of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces Rescue & Relief Unit take part in a biochemical simulation organized by the U.S Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) as part of African Lion military exercise, in the port of Agadir, southern Morocco. With more than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO, African Lion is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise.

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Protesters hold a sign during a peaceful rally to speak up against political repressions, human rights violations and antidemocratic rule in Russia, during a demonstration in Geneva, Switzerland. Geneva is hosting a meeting between U.S. President Biden and Russian President Putin on June 16. A couple dozen supporters of Navalny, the jailed Russian opposition leader, staged a rally Tuesday on a sun-drenched Geneva square.

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Air Force One with US President Joe Biden lands at the airport in Geneva, Switzerland.

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France's Kylian Mbappe, centre, salutes the fans after the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between France and Germany at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. France won the match 1-0.

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Germany's Thomas Mueller, centre, shakes hands with France's Kurt Zouma, partially obscured, after the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between France and Germany at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. France won the match 1-0.

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Germany's Mats Hummels, left, scores an own goal during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between France and Germany at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich.

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates at the end of the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between Hungary and Portugal at the Ferenc Puskas stadium in Budapest, Hungary.

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his second team goal during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between Hungary and Portugal at the Ferenc Puskas stadium in Budapest, Hungary.

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his side's third goal during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between Hungary and Portugal at the Ferenc Puskas stadium in Budapest, Hungary.

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The Ferenc Puskas stadium after the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between Hungary and Portugal in Budapest, Hungary.

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A waiter attends to customers at 'Chapter-2' restaurant that re-opened after authorities eased restrictions of COVID-induced lockdown, in Kolkata.

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