Photos of the Week: Desert Highway, Launch Symphony, Mermaid Show

A life-sized Gundam statue in China, the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in India, Anzac Day in Australia, the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Portugal, low water levels in California, a moor fire in England, a weekend lockdown in Ecuador, a Lego New York City, and much more

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