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Photos of the day: Dust storm covers parts of UAE; monsoon floods ravage Nepal; Saudi promotes domestic tourism this summer

Published on July 22, 2020 at 11.09

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The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, announced that a record 876 flamingo chicks hatched at Abu Dhabi's Al Wathba Wetland Reserve, after another successful breeding season. Photo: Wam
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A vendor arranges carpets in a shop at Carpet Market in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Photo: Ryan Lim/Khaleej Times
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Residents make their way through a sandstorm in Dubai on Tuesday afternoon. A thick blanket of haze enveloped parts of UAE as strong winds blowing at nearly 50km/hr kicked up dust and sand across the country.. Photo: Shihab/Khaleej Times
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Saudi men take pictures at the Al Souda mountain, as the summer season kicks off with health precautions amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in an effort to boost internal tourism after the pandemic in Abha, Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reuters
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National Nurses United (NNU) display 164 white clogs shoes outside the US Capitol to honor the more than 160 nurses who have lost their lives from Covid-19 in the United States, and to demand the Senate act swiftly to protect nurses on the frontlines in Washington, DC. Photo: AFP
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Locals row their boats through a lotus garden during rainy weather, at Dal Lake in Srinagar. Photo: PTI
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Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood stands in a giant bird cage in protest against the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US, outside the Old Bailey court, in London. Photo: AP
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A cook prepares a dish called "Lomo Saltado" (Stir-fried Beef) at the kitchen of a restaurant in Lima, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. The restaurants of Peru, a country with world famous gastronomy, reopened their doors Monday after four months of confinement due to the new coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
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FC Porto's players celebrate with the trophy after winning the Portuguese Primeira Liga title at the end of the Portuguese League football match FC Porto against Moreirense FC at the Dragao stadium in Porto. Photo: AFP
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People walk in front of St. Basil Cathedral lit by the sun with a rainbow in the background on Red Square in Moscow. Photo: AFP
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A man wearing face mask stands with his sibling as they are shopping amid the rush of people along market, despite government discourages large gatherings during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Karachi, Pakistan. Photo: Reuters
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People watching a movie as they sit apart to ensure social distancing on the first day of the re-opening of cinemas since the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province. Hundreds of cinemas reopened in scores of Chinese cities on July 20 after a six-month nationwide shutdown due to the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) conducts a test to a patient while going house to house to test people for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the municipality of Tlahuac, one of the highly contagious zone of Mexico City, as the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak continues in Mexico. Photo: Reuters
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Students wearing masks and face shields leave after attending classes during the first day of reopening of public high schools following closure due to the Covid-19 coronavirus in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: AFP
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People wear face masks as they walk near the beach in Biarritz, southwestern France. Face masks are now obligatory in France's supermarkets, shopping malls, banks, stores, and indoor markets, to curb worrisome signs that the coronavirus is making inroads again. Photo: AP
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Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters hold their phones aloft in Portland, Ore. Photo: AP
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Nepalese people takes photos on the banks of flooded Bagmati river in Kathmandu, Nepal. Landslides and flooding caused by continuous heavy rainfall has blocked the main highway that connects Nepal's capital to most of the Himalayan nation blocking trucks bringing fuel and supplies. Photo: AP
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An agricultural drone, piloted by Benoit Lambiel, weighing up to 26 kilograms when fully loaded sprays phytosanitary product on the vineyard during a demonstration of the treatment of vines organised by the association AgriGeneve for Geneva's wine growers, in Bernex near Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: AP
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Tourists and alpinists visit the Aiguille du Midi near the Mont-Blanc in Chamonix, France. Photo: Reuters (Research: Mohammad Thanweeruddin/Khaleej Times)
 
 
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