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Wednesday Aug. 5, Our World In Pictures

August 5, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
AP Photo/Khin Maung Win
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MYANMAR — Houses Barely Standing in Flood Waters: Children look out from their half-submerged house in Nyaung Tone, Ayeyarwaddy Delta on Wednesday. Friendly nations and international relief organizations are mobilizing to give disaster assistance to the country, where 69 people have died and another 260,000 been affected by widespread flooding fed by more than a month of heavy monsoon rains and a cyclone.

FRANCE — Revelers Play Traditional Instruments in Procession: Musicians perform wearing traditional red scarves and white outfits in the narrow streets of Bayonne during the Bayonne Festival, or “Fetes de Bayonne”, on Sunday. The annual festival includes five days of celebrating culture and tradition, and attracted about one million people, mostly from European countries, this year.

JAPAN — This Year Marks 70th Anniversary of Atomic Bombings: In this July 5, 2015 photo, a visitor stands by the symbolic “Thousand Cranes” memorial near Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. On Aug. 6, 1945, a U.S. plane dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the first nuclear weapon to been used in war. The Axis country surrendered on Aug. 15, ending World War II.

AFGHANISTAN — Army Dog and Soldier Partake in Drills: A U.S. Army soldier Charlie Company, 2-14 Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, and his dog take part in an indirect fire drill in Forward Operating Base Connolly, east of Kabul, on Tuesday.


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