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Britain s Queen Elizabeth II, Patron, arrives to attend a Service of Thanksgiving to mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion at Westminster Abbey, in London, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. AP

A man carries bags of flowers at a crowded market in Chennai on October 12, 2021. AFP

Members of La Legion, an elite unit of the Spanish Army, react before the start of a military parade celebrating a holiday known as Dia de la Hispanidad or Hispanic Day in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Spain commemorates Christopher Columbus arrival in the New World and also Spain s armed forces day. AP

Protesters march holding Spanish flags during a celebration for Spain s National Day in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. AP

two workers wash the head of the Christ Redeemer statue, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during restoration works. - October 12, 2021. AFP

Police watch as people and teachers hold a protest against COVID vaccine mandates outside the Manhattan Federal Court Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, in New York. AP

Ava Guanrani indigenous women and girls perform a song during a protest demanding the titles of ancestral indigenous lands in Asuncion on October 12, 2021, AFP

Protesters pose with a coffin in Parliament Square at a protest, organised by the group Global Justice Now, against the UK s blocking of a waiver for the patent of the Covid-19 vaccine, in central London on October 12, 2021. AFP