Monday Aug. 24, Our World In Pictures
MINNEAPOLIS — Women Finish 60-Mile Walk: A group walked together under the finishing arch, officially completing the three-day Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for breast cancer awareness, on Raspberry Island on Sunday in St. Paul. A group walked together under the finishing arch, officially completing the three-day Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for breast cancer awareness, on Raspberry Island on Sunday in St. Paul.
BEIRUT — Trash Disrupting City: Activists, right, clash with policemen, left, as they try to cross to the government house during a protest against the ongoing trash crisis on Sunday. Riot police sprayed thousands of protesters with water cannons downtown, the second day of mass demonstrations against an ongoing trash crisis, which became violent.
INDIA — Man Prays During Holy Occasion: A Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, performs morning prayers to God Shiva at the Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of Sawan Somvar in Allahabad on Monday. Sawan is the fifth month of the Hindu calendar and is considered the holiest month of the year. Devotees worship the idol of God Shiva on each Monday of this month.
GREECE — Father and Child Prepare for Journey: A Syrian migrant child holds onto his father before boarding a ferry to Athens at the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey, on the southeastern island of Lesbos on Sunday. Some 2,500 migrants departed for Athens as the country this year has been overwhelmed by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 landing so far.
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