Monday June 19, Our World in Pictures
MINNESOTA — Officer is Cleared: Supporters of Philando Castile hold a portrait of Castile as they march along University Avenue in St. Paul, leaving a vigil at the state Capitol on Friday. The vigil was held after St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting last year of Castile.
CHINA — City Faces Redevelopment: Men play cards on a newspaper as another man sits on a chair outside of an old building in Beijing on Sunday. The center of the country’s capital was once dominated by traditional hutongs, or alleyways, full of historic courtyard homes, but many have been demolished during decades of growth and redevelopment.
SPAIN — Faithful Celebrate: People walk past on the street covered with rose petals during a Corpus Christi procession in Pamplona on Sunday. Corpus Christi has ceased to be a public holiday in Spain. It, however, remains a holy day for fervent believers.
KASHMIR — Cricket Fans Cheer: People light fire crackers as they celebrate India losing two early wickets during the Champions Trophy cricket final match between India and Pakistan in Srinagar on Sunday. Later in the day, Pakistan defeated India by 180 runs to lift the cup.
NORTH KOREA — Group Performs: A North Korean cheerleading group waves flags to propaganda music near a road intersection as people start their day early morning on Saturday in Pyongyang.
UKRAINE — City Holds Parade: People take part in the annual Gay Pride Parade, protected by riot police, in Kiev on Sunday. More than 5,000 LGBT activists and associations paraded in the center of the capital.
FULTON FERRY HISTORIC DISTRICT — Neighborhood Continues to Evolve: Pine trees in the River Cafe’s garden frame a view of the ever-evolving Fulton Ferry Landing, where the 1920s-built Fireboat House is now Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory. In the distance, that’s the former headquarters of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
KASHMIR — Women Mourn: Kashmiri village women wail as the body of Indian Policeman Tasveer Ahmad arrives during his funeral at Surasyar on Saturday. Six officers were killed Friday when rebels fighting against Indian rule ambushed a police vehicle in Indian-controlled Kashmir, while two civilians were killed and several others injured in clashes that erupted during a gunbattle between rebels and government forces in the disputed region, officials and witnesses said.
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