Francisco, 34, an asylum-seeking migrant from Honduras, cradles his 9-month-old daughter, Megan, from the early morning cold and wind in La Joya, Texas, as they await transportation to a processing center after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States from Mexico on a raft March 25. Adrees Latif/REUTERS

The Month in World Photos

March brought a new wave of migrants at the U.S. border—plus the pope’s historic visit to Iraq, continued bloodshed in Myanmar, and a colossal logjam in the Suez Canal.

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George Floyd’s sister Bridgett Floyd walks past messages written by protesters as she leaves the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on March 8 after the first day of jury selection in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of killing George Floyd last May. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images

A man reaches out to George Floyd’s sister Bridgett Floyd as she walks past messages written by protesters upon leaving the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on March 8. It was the first day of jury selection in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of killing George Floyd last May.

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The Taiwan-owned MV Ever Given, a 1,300-foot-long vessel, is lodged sideways in the Suez Canal, impeding all traffic across the waterway, March 24. The giant container ship ran aground after a gust of wind blew it off course, the vessel’s operator said. Suez Canal Authority/HO/AFP via Getty Images

The Taiwan-owned MV Ever Given, a 1,300-foot-long vessel, is lodged sideways in the Suez Canal, impeding all traffic across the waterway, March 24. The giant container ship ran aground after a gust of wind blew it off course, the vessel’s operator said. It was finally dislodged March 30.

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Hikers watch as lava flows from the Fagradalsfjall volcano about 25 miles west of Reykjavik, Iceland, on March 21. JEREMIE RICHARD/AFP via Getty Images

Hikers watch as lava flows from the Fagradalsfjall volcano about 25 miles west of Reykjavik, Iceland, on March 21.

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Myanmar migrants in Thailand shout slogans at a protest against the military coup in their home country in front of the United Nations ESCAP building in Bangkok on March 7. MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP via Getty Images

Myanmar migrants in Thailand shout slogans at a protest against the military coup in their home country in front of the United Nations ESCAP building in Bangkok on March 7.

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A woman takes a photo at Old Town Square in Prague, where thousands of crosses were drawn onto the pavement to commemorate the first anniversary of the Czech Republic’s first coronavirus death March 22. MICHAL CIZEK/AFP via Getty Images

A woman takes a photo at Old Town Square in Prague, where thousands of crosses were drawn onto the pavement to commemorate the first anniversary of the Czech Republic’s first coronavirus death March 22.

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A woman walks along a snowy road near Pristina, Kosovo, on March 24 following a week of heavy snowfall. ARMEND NIMANI/AFP via Getty Images

A woman walks along a snowy road near Pristina, Kosovo, on March 24 following a week of heavy snowfall.

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Brazilian coronavirus patients are set up in a field hospital at a sports gym in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo, on March 26. MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL/AFP via Getty Images

Brazilian coronavirus patients are set up in a field hospital at a sports gym in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo, on March 26.

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People hold up their phone flashlights as they gather at a bandstand in London for a vigil that was planned for Sarah Everard but canceled because of COVID-19 restrictions March 13. The police officer charged with killing Everard, who disappeared while walking home from a friend’s house, appeared in court earlier that day. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images

People hold up their phone flashlights as they gather at a bandstand in London for a vigil that was planned for Sarah Everard but canceled because of COVID-19 restrictions March 13. The police officer charged with killing Everard, who disappeared while walking home from a friend’s house, appeared in court earlier that day.

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A child rests atop a stack of neutralized shells at a metal scrapyard in the northwestern Idlib province of Syria on March 1.

A child rests atop a stack of neutralized shells at a metal scrapyard in the northwestern Idlib province of Syria on March 1.

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A Maronite Christian priest pleads with anti-government protesters to let his car pass as he stands next to burning tires at a makeshift roadblock in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, on March 8. Protesters were demonstrating against the dire economic and social conditions. JOSEPH EID/AFP via Getty Images

A Maronite Christian priest pleads with anti-government protesters to let his car pass as he stands next to burning tires at a makeshift roadblock in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, on March 8. Protesters were demonstrating against dire economic and social conditions.

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Baylor University forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua dunks a ball during the first half of the Elite Eight NCAA Tournament game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on March 29. Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters

Baylor University forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua dunks a ball during the first half of the Elite Eight NCAA Tournament game against the Arkansas Razorbacks in Indianapolis on March 29.

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People dine around a table suspended by a crane 55 yards above the ground at the Dinner in the Sky restaurant in Dubai on March 11. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images

People dine around a table suspended by a crane 55 yards above the ground at the Dinner in the Sky restaurant in Dubai on March 11.

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Flood damage is seen in the Windsor area of Greater Sydney on March 24. LUKAS COCH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Flood damage is seen in the Windsor area of Greater Sydney on March 24.

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A coronavirus patient sits in a bed inside a semi-intensive care unit at the KBC Zvezdara Hospital in Belgrade, Serbia, on March 26. OLIVER BUNIC/AFP via Getty Images

A coronavirus patient sits in a bed inside a semi-intensive care unit at the KBC Zvezdara Hospital in Belgrade, Serbia, on March 26.

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Police officers remove Extinction Rebellion activists blocking a main street outside the Health Ministry during a protest demanding actions against climate change in Madrid on March 26. GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP via Getty Images

Police officers remove Extinction Rebellion activists blocking a main street outside the Health Ministry during a protest demanding action against climate change in Madrid on March 26.

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A Texas state trooper asks an asylum-seeking migrant and her 4-year-old son to come out of hiding after the Honduran nationals crossed the Rio Grande into the United States from Mexico on a raft in Penitas, Texas, on March 9. Adrees Latif/REUTERS

A Texas state trooper asks an asylum-seeking migrant and her 4-year-old son to come out of hiding in Penitas, Texas, after the Honduran nationals crossed the Rio Grande into the United States from Mexico on a raft March 9.

Adrees Latif/REUTERS
A schoolgirl leaps from the trunk of a car after leaving school in Gaza City on March 17. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images

A schoolgirl leaps from the trunk of a car after leaving school in Gaza City on March 17.

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A protester jumps over a makeshift barricade during a crackdown by security forces on a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar’s Thaketa Township on March 19. STR/AFP via Getty Images

A protester jumps over a makeshift barricade during a crackdown by security forces on demonstrations against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar’s Thaketa Township on March 19.

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Female farmers shout slogans as they demonstrate against the central government’s recent agricultural reforms on International Women’s Day, March 8, at the Tikri border in Bahadurgarh, Haryana, India. AFP via Getty Images

Female farmers shout slogans as they demonstrate against the central government’s recent agricultural reforms at the Tikri border in Bahadurgarh, Haryana, India, on International Women’s Day, March 8.

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A Rohingya refugee child carries water to her temporary shelter days after a fire tore through her home at a refugee camp in Ukhia, in the southeastern Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh, on March 25. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images

A Rohingya refugee child carries water to her temporary shelter days after a fire tore through her home at a refugee camp in Ukhia, in the southeastern Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh, on March 25.

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Pope Francis addresses Iraqis near the ruins of the Syriac Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception in northern Mosul on March 7. Pope Francis was the first pope to visit Iraq, where he met with Christian communities that endured the brutality of the Islamic State. ZAID AL-OBEIDI/AFP via Getty Images

Pope Francis addresses Iraqis near the ruins of the Syriac Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception in northern Mosul on March 7. Pope Francis was the first pope to visit Iraq, where he met with Christian communities that endured the brutality of the Islamic State.

ZAID AL-OBEIDI/AFP via Getty Images
A protester is comforted during a rally against sexual violence and gender inequality in Sydney on March 15. STEVEN SAPHORE/AFP via Getty Images

A protester is comforted during a rally against sexual violence and gender inequality in Sydney on March 15.

STEVEN SAPHORE/AFP via Getty Images
Francisco, 34, an asylum-seeking migrant from Honduras, cradles his 9-month-old daughter, Megan, from the early morning cold and wind in La Joya, Texas, as they await transportation to a processing center after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States from Mexico on a raft March 25. Adrees Latif/REUTERS

Francisco, 34, an asylum-seeking migrant from Honduras, cradles his 9-month-old daughter, Megan,  in La Joya, Texas, as they await transportation to a processing center after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States from Mexico on a raft March 25.

Adrees Latif/REUTERS
A relative holds the portrait of a protester who died amid a crackdown on demonstrations against Myanmar’s military coup during his funeral in Taunggyi, Shan state, on March 29. STR/AFP via Getty Images

A relative holds the portrait of a protester who died amid a crackdown on demonstrations against Myanmar’s military coup during his funeral in Taunggyi, Shan state, on March 29.

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A Zoroastrian priest walks past a lit pyre during an Iraqi Kurdish celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, in the northeastern city of Sulaymaniyah in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region on March 20. SHWAN MOHAMMED/AFP via Getty Images

A Zoroastrian priest walks past a lit pyre during an Iraqi Kurdish celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, in the northeastern city of Sulaymaniyah in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region on March 20.

SHWAN MOHAMMED/AFP via Getty Images
A child tosses a surgical mask into a fire during a mask-burning event at the Idaho Statehouse in Boise on March 6. Citizens and politicians, including Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, gathered in at least 20 cities across the state to protest COVID-19 restrictions. Nathan Howard/Getty Images

A child tosses a surgical mask into a fire during a mask-burning event at the Idaho Statehouse in Boise on March 6. Citizens and politicians, including Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, gathered in at least 20 cities across the state to protest COVID-19 restrictions.

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People wearing protective suits as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19, play with colored powders as they celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colors, in Kolkata, India, on March 29. DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images

People wearing protective suits as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19, play with colored powders as they celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colors, in Kolkata, India, on March 29.

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Health care workers help move a patient from an overwhelmed hospital in Ceska Lipa, Czech Republic, to one in Semily on March 18. With a population of 10.7 million and about 1.4 million coronavirus cases to date, the Czech Republic has the highest per capita infection rate in the world. Gabriel Kuchta/Getty Images

Health care workers help move a patient from an overwhelmed hospital in Ceska Lipa, Czech Republic, to one in Semily on March 18. With a population of 10.7 million and about 1.4 million coronavirus cases to date, the Czech Republic has the highest per capita infection rate in the world.

Gabriel Kuchta/Getty Images
A kidnapped girl reacts as she reunites with a family member in Jangebe, Zamfara state, Nigeria, on March 3. Hundreds of girls were kidnapped from a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria the prior week. AMINU ABUBAKAR/AFP via Getty Images

A kidnapped girl reacts as she reunites with a family member in Jangebe, Zamfara state, Nigeria, on March 3. Hundreds of girls were kidnapped from a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria the prior week.

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Women cry after hearing that Democratic Republic of the Congo presidential candidate Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas died from COVID-19 at the Union of Humanist Democrats offices in Brazzaville on March 22. Olivia Acland/REUTERS

Women cry after hearing that Democratic Republic of the Congo presidential candidate Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas died from COVID-19 at the Union of Humanist Democrats offices in Brazzaville on March 22.

Olivia Acland/REUTERS
Shoppers are evacuated from a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, after a gunman opened fire March 22. Ten people, including a police officer, were killed. Chet Strange/Getty Images

Shoppers are evacuated from a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, after a gunman opened fire March 22. Ten people, including a police officer, were killed.

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A family receives medical attention after the rescue boat that saved them from rising floodwaters capsized in Sydney on March 23. Loren Elliott/REUTERS

A family receives medical attention after the rescue boat that saved them from rising floodwaters capsized in Sydney on March 23.

Loren Elliott/REUTERS
King Soopers employee Brenda Bustamante, left, hugs co-worker Logan Smith—who was inside the grocery store when a gunman opened fire, killing 10—at a makeshift memorial for the victims outside the grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, on March 24. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images

King Soopers employee Brenda Bustamante, left, hugs co-worker Logan Smith—who was inside the grocery store when a gunman opened fire, killing 10—at a makeshift memorial for the victims outside the grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, on March 24.

Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images
An Israeli soldier walks near Kibbutz Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on March 1. JALAA MAREY/AFP via Getty Images

An Israeli soldier walks near Kibbutz Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on March 1.

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A young boy holds grocery bags as he walks away from a burnt-down and looted Auchan supermarket in Dakar, Senegal, on March 6. The fire took place amid protests following the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko on rape charges. JOHN WESSELS/AFP via Getty Images

A young boy holds grocery bags as he walks away from a burnt-down and looted Auchan supermarket in Dakar, Senegal, on March 6. The fire took place amid protests following the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko on rape charges.

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Fernandes, left, applies silver paint to his body before heading out to earn money as a living statue, or “Silver Man,” in Depok, Indonesia, on March 10. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

Fernandes, left, applies silver paint to his body before heading out to earn money as a living statue, or “Silver Man,” in Depok, Indonesia, on March 10.

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A group runs along the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on March 3. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images

A group runs along the National Mall in Washington on March 3.

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Amid Holy Week celebrations, Catholics participate in an aquatic reenactment of the Way of the Cross on Lake Cocibolca in Granada, Nicaragua, on March 29. INTI OCON/AFP via Getty Images

Amid Holy Week celebrations, Catholics participate in an aquatic reenactment of the Way of the Cross on Lake Cocibolca in Granada, Nicaragua, on March 29.

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Syrian women and children sit with their belongings as they wait to leave following their release from the Kurdish-run al-Hol refugee camp, which holds suspected relatives of Islamic State fighters, in northeastern Syria on March 18. DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images

Syrian women and children sit with their belongings following their release from the Kurdish-run al-Hol refugee camp, which holds suspected relatives of Islamic State fighters, in northeastern Syria on March 18.

DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images
Dutch anti-riot police officers detain a man during a demonstration against the government and COVID-19 measures in The Hague, Netherlands, on March 14. JOHN THYS/AFP via Getty Images

Dutch anti-riot police officers detain a man during a demonstration against the government and COVID-19 measures in The Hague, Netherlands, on March 14.

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Medical personnel take COVID-19 patient Marta Pascual, 72, back to Hospital del Mar after getting some fresh air at a beach in Barcelona on March 4. LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images

Medical personnel take COVID-19 patient Marta Pascual, 72, back to Hospital del Mar after getting some fresh air at a beach in Barcelona on March 4.

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Women chant a satirical song in front of the Greek parliament in Athens during a demonstration on International Women’s Day, March 8. LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP via Getty Images

Women sing a satirical song in front of the Greek parliament in Athens during a demonstration on International Women’s Day, March 8.

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Algerian women chant slogans during an anti-government protest in Algiers on March 8. RYAD KRAMDI/AFP via Getty Images

Algerian women chant slogans during an anti-government protest in Algiers on March 8.

RYAD KRAMDI/AFP via Getty Images
A parakeet eats a cherry blossom in St. James’s Park in London on March 19. Toby Melville/REUTERS

A parakeet eats a cherry blossom in St. James’s Park in London on March 19.

Toby Melville/REUTERS
Teachers help organize kindergarten and prekindergarten students for a class portrait at Yung Wing Elementary School in New York City on March 25. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Teachers help organize students for a class portrait at Yung Wing Elementary School in New York City on March 25.

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