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Activists protest the exploration and extraction of oil close to protected national marine park Fernando de Noronha, on the day of an auction for its exploration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. AP

Passengers are seen outside the entrance of JR Shinagawa station as the railway company makes security check following an earthquake, in Tokyo, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. AP

Pope Francis, center, flanked by Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I, left, and Catholicos Aram I, the spiritual head of the Armenian Apostolic Church, arrives to preside over a prayer for peace in the presence of representatives of the Christian Churches and Communities at an interreligious meeting Brother peoples, future land organized by the Sant Egidio Community, at Rome s Colosseum, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. AP

Visitors look at a collection of traditional dolls on display during an exhibition at the Chitrakala Parishath on the Hindu Navratri festival in Bangalore on October 7, 2021. AFP

Activists of trade and labour unions protest against Pakistan s high inflation rates, the World bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Karachi on October 7, 2021. AFP

A Yazidi woman knots togther layers of prayer cloths at the Temple of Lalish, the holiest temple of the faith, in the Lalish valley near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Dohuk, during celebrations of the Autumn Assembly holiday on October 7, 2021. AFP

President Joe Biden walks toward Air Force One with Col. Matthew Jones, Commander, 89th Airlift Wing, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. AP

People stage a protest in front of Poland s constitutional court, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, October 7, 2021. AP

People stage a protest against Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. AP

A kite surfer sails across Lake Garda on his board near Brenzone, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. AP