Sea ice floats off a port in Ilulissat, Greenland, on Sept. 2. Mario Tama/Getty Images

The Month in World Photos

Haitian migrants at the southern U.S. border, global climate emergencies, and anti-government and anti-lockdown protests around the world.

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations hearing to examine the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 14. Jabin Botsford/Getty Images

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing to examine the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 14.

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Children play in a corridor of a building just as Afghan refugee families arrive after their evacuation from Kabul in Villeurbanne, France, on Aug. 31. Olivier Chassignole/AFP via Getty Images

Children play in a corridor of a building just as Afghan refugee families arrive after their evacuation from Kabul in Villeurbanne, France, on Aug. 31.

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A student naps at a desk with plastic screens used for social distancing during a class at an elementary school in Solo City, Central Java, Indonesia, on Sept. 3. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

A student naps at a desk with a plastic screen used for social distancing during a class at an elementary school in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia, on Sept. 3.

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A worker piles salvaged electronic bikes and scooters on the back of his truck before taking them to be recycled in Beijing on Aug. 31. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

A worker piles salvaged electronic bikes and scooters on the back of his truck before taking them to be recycled in Beijing on Aug. 31.

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U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 27. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

Republican Sen. Joni Ernst arrives at the U.S. Capitol as Congress worked to pass a funding bill and prevent a government shutdown in Washington on Sept. 27.

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Austin Ferdock drinks a beer while floating in floodwater following a storm caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida in Philadelphia on Sept. 2. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images

A man drinks a beer while floating in floodwaters following a storm caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida in Philadelphia on Sept. 2.

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A boy sits inside his mother's plastic raincoat as they wait to cross at a traffic light during a rainstorm in Beijing on Sept. 8. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

A boy takes shelter inside his mother’s plastic raincoat as they wait to cross at a traffic light during a rainstorm in Beijing on Sept. 8.

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A patient reacts as a nurse injects the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine at a school as part of a new rollout of doses received from the U.S. government in Kampala, Uganda, on Sept. 29. Luke Dray/Getty Images

A patient reacts as a nurse administers the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a school as part of a new rollout of U.S.-donated doses in Kampala, Uganda, on Sept. 29.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson awaits the start of his meeting with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos at the U.K. diplomatic residence in New York City on Sept. 20. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson awaits the start of his meeting with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos at the U.K. diplomatic residence in New York City on Sept. 20.

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Pope Francis is seen at the presidential palace in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Sept. 13. Tiziana Fabi/AFP via Getty Images

Pope Francis is seen at the presidential palace in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Sept. 13.

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U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman testifies during a Senate judiciary hearing about the U.S. inspector general's report on the FBI handling of sexual abuse of U.S. gymnasts on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 15. Saul Loeb - Pool/Getty Images

U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 15. Several elite gymnasts attended the hearing to give testimony on the U.S. inspector general’s report about the FBI’s mishandling of sexual abuse allegations brought against former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

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An ice cream truck is parked a short distance from the U.S. Capitol as Congress heads into session to meet the deadline for debt ceiling negotiations and discuss an infrastructure bill in Washington on Sept. 26. Samuel Corum/Getty Images

An ice cream truck is parked a short distance from the U.S. Capitol as Congress headed into session to meet the deadline for debt ceiling negotiations and discuss an infrastructure bill in Washington on Sept. 26.

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Sea ice floats off a port in Ilulissat, Greenland, on Sept. 2. Mario Tama/Getty Images

Sea ice floats off a port in Ilulissat, Greenland, on Sept. 2.

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People walk through a sea of flags that are part of the “In America: Remember” public art installation on the National Mall commemorating Americans who have died due to COVID-19 in Washington on Sept. 19. Al Drago/Getty Images

People walk through a sea of 660,000 white flags that are part of the “In America: Remember” public art installation commemorating Americans who have died of COVID-19 on the National Mall in Washington on Sept. 19.

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Journalists take a seat in the press gallery to attend a meeting of the United Nations Security Council at the 76th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 23. John Minchillo/Getty Images

Journalists take a seat in the press gallery to attend a meeting of the United Nations Security Council at the 76th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 23.

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A Haitian migrant carries his children across the Rio Grande to Del Rio, Texas, from Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, on Sept. 23. John Moore/Getty Images

A Haitian migrant carries children across the Rio Grande to Del Rio, Texas, from Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, on Sept. 23.

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The French mounted bullfighter Lea Vicens performs during a bullfight in Seville, Spain, on Sept. 26. Marcelo del Pozo/Getty Images

The French mounted bullfighter Lea Vicens performs during a bullfight in Seville, Spain, on Sept. 26.

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Demonstrators perform during a Fridays For Future climate strike in Buenos Aires on Sept. 24. Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images

Demonstrators perform during a Fridays for Future climate strike in Buenos Aires on Sept. 24.

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Rainfall from Hurricane Ida floods the basement of a local business in New York City on Sept. 1. David Dee Delgado/Getty Images

Rainfall from Hurricane Ida floods the basement of a local business in New York City on Sept. 1.

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Anti-government protesters have their eyes flushed after being teargassed by Thai police during a rally in Bangkok on Sept. 25. Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images

Anti-government protesters have their eyes flushed after being hit with tear gas by Thai police during a rally in Bangkok on Sept. 25.

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A Haitian migrant crosses the Rio Grande back into Mexico from Del Rio, Texas, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, on Sept. 20. John Moore/Getty Images

A Haitian migrant crosses the Rio Grande back to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, from Del Rio, Texas, on Sept. 20.

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A wildfire of Sierra Bermeja burns through a mountainside in Estepona, Spain, on Sept. 13. Bianca de Vilar/Getty Images

A wildfire burns through a mountainside on Sierra Bermeja in Estepona, Spain, on Sept. 13.

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An Ethiopian Orthodox devotee stands in front of a bonfire during celebrations of the eve of the Ethiopian Orthodox holiday of Meskel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sept. 26. Eduardo Soteras/AFP via Getty Images

An Ethiopian Orthodox devotee stands in front of a bonfire during celebrations of the eve of the Ethiopian Orthodox holiday of Meskel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sept. 26.

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Anti-government protesters light tires on fire during a rally in Bangkok on Sept. 6. Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images

Anti-government protesters light tires on fire during a rally in Bangkok on Sept. 6.

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Actors reenact the Mexican War of Independence during celebrations of the 200th anniversary of Mexico's Independence at the Zócalo in Mexico City on Sept. 27. Hector Vivas/Getty Images

Actors reenact the Mexican War of Independence during celebrations of the 200th anniversary of Mexico’s independence at the Zócalo in Mexico City on Sept. 27.

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Workers install security fencing around the U.S. Capitol in preparation for the Justice for J6 rally, a far-right protest in support of those jailed in connection to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, in Washington on Sept. 15. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

Workers install security fencing around the U.S. Capitol in preparation for the Justice for J6 rally, a far-right protest in support of those jailed in connection to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, in Washington on Sept. 15.

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Victoria Police arrest a protester demonstrating against COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in Melbourne, Australia, on Sept. 22. Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

Victoria Police arrest a protester demonstrating against COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in Melbourne, Australia, on Sept. 22.

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Katie Mascali is comforted by her fiance Andre Jabban as they stand near the name of her father, Joseph Mascali, a firefighter who was killed on 9/11, during a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum commemorating the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on Sept. 11. Craig Ruttle/Getty Images

Katie Mascali is comforted by her fiance, Andre Jabban, as they stand near the name of her father, Joseph Mascali, a firefighter who died responding to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, during a ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City on Sept. 11.

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Anti-government protesters launch paint balloons at Thai police during a rally on Sept. 25 in Bangkok. Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images

Anti-government protesters launch paint balloons at Thai police during a rally in Bangkok on Sept. 25.

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Tenggerese men perform Ojung fighting with rattan sticks in Lumajang, Indonesia, on Sept. 8. Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images

Tenggerese men perform Ojung ritual fighting with rattan sticks in Lumajang, Indonesia, on Sept. 8.

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Migrants exit a Border Patrol bus and prepare to be received by the Val Verde Humanitarian Coalition in Del Rio, Texas, on Sept. 22. Brandon Bell/Getty Images

Migrants exit a U.S. Border Patrol bus and prepare to be received by the Val Verde Border Humanitarian Coalition in Del Rio, Texas, on Sept. 22.

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