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    Solar eclipse as seen from the La Silla European Southern Observatory (ESO) in La Higuera, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on 2 July 2019. - Tens of thousands of tourists braced Tuesday for a rare total solar eclipse that was expected to turn day into night along a large swath of Latin America's southern cone, including much of Chile and Argentina.

    Sputnik's weekly photo gallery gives you an overview of what's been going on in the different corners of the world over the past seven days.

    From the Solar eclipse and lighting of the new fire for the Pan American Games Lima 2019 in Teotihuacan, Mexico, to the demonstrations in Tel Aviv and fireworks in honour of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Minsk from the Nazi invaders on Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow - all of this has been captured on camera by international photographers.

    Here, Sputnik provides you with a summary of the important and spectacular events that have been taking place around the globe over the past week.

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