Tuesday June 20, Our World in Pictures
NEW MEXICO — Boy Fishes: A boy fishes off a pier at Monte Verde Lake at sunset on Monday near Angel Fire.
ENGLAND — Watching the Race: Anna Gilthorpe, right with Khiley Williams, Meg Gallagher, Katy Heavens and Lisa Millar pose for photographers on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse race in Ascot on Tuesday.
UGANDA — Refugees Pray: In this June 4 photo, preacher Daniel Rasash falls to his knees and weeps in prayer at the Yoyo Pentecostal Church in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement. The South Sudanese refugees meet in open-air churches rigged from timber with seats made only from planks of wood or logs drilled into the ground, yet these churches for the born-again Christians are oases of joy among the daily humiliations that come with rebuilding their lives.
NORTH KOREA — Enjoying the Weather and Water: A couple rows their boat on the Taedong River on Sunday in Pyongyang. Boat rowing is one of the common outdoor activities for residents to do on the river.
Portugal – A fire-fighting aircraft drops water over a fire outside the village of Pedrogao Grande central Portugal, Monday. More than 2,000 firefighters in Portugal battled Monday to contain major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed dozens of people, while authorities came under mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent the tragedy.
Arizona – Steve Smith wipes sweat from his face as temperatures climb to near-record highs in Phoenix on Monday.
Portugal – Roses were placed on the remains of a car in which a woman was killed after going off the road in the village of Nodeirinho, near Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Monday. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed tens of people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over roads Saturday evening.
England – People take part in a vigil at Finsbury Park in north London, where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday.
England – Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street following a visit to Finsbury Park in north London, Monday. A driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday in an attack that police said they were investigating as a terrorist incident.
Bermuda – The J Class yacht Svea races as part of America’s Cup events Monday, in waters off Bermuda. Seven boats of the design that dominated America’s Cup racing in the 1930s sailed three races Monday, before America’s Cup racing resumes between Oracle Team USA and Emirates Team New Zealand on the weekend.
France – In this photo provided by Noemie Pfister, French gendarmes use fire extinguishers after a man rammed into a police convoy and detonated an explosive device on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, Monday. Two French police officials say the man who rammed into a police convoy on Paris’ Champs-Elysees was a 31-year-old man from a Paris suburb who had been flagged for extremism.
Venezuela – Anti-government demonstrators face off with security forces in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday. Nearly 70 people have died, hundreds more have been injured and thousands have been detained in months of almost daily protests against President Nicolas Maduro as the nation battles triple-digit inflation, crippling food and medical shortages and rising crime.
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