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Sunday July 9, Our World in Pictures

July 9, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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ENGLAND – London Pride: Revelers enjoy the London Pride Parade, Saturday. The parade attracts an estimated crowd of one million people, while around 26,500 people are taking part in the annual parade, making this the city’s biggest one-day event and one of the world’s biggest LGBT+ celebrations. 

CALIFORNIA – Battle the Wall of Fire: Firefighter Kern Kunst battles the Wall fire near Oroville, Calif., on Saturday. According to CalFire, the blaze has scorched 1,000 acres and destroyed 10 homes. 

IRAQ – Waiting to be Taken: Fleeing Iraqi civilians sit inside a house as they wait to be taken out of the Old City during fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, Saturday.

RUSSIA – Surfing Festival: People steer their SUP-Boards along the Fontanka River during a SUP (Stand Up Paddle)-Surfing festival in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday. 

SPAIN – Colorful Air: Participants throw special colored powders in the air during the Gay Pride parade at Moll de la Fusta in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday. 

KASHMIR – Reflections: An Indian paramilitary soldier is reflected in a puddle as he stands guard next to barbed wire set up as road blockade during curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday. Residents in Indian-controlled Kashmir clashed with government forces Saturday as they defied a stringent curfew on the anniversary of the killing of a charismatic rebel leader, whose death triggered open defiance against Indian rule. 

WASHINGTON – Rising Full Moon: A U.S. Park Police helicopter flies past the rising full moon as it banks over the National Mall in Washington, Saturday evening. 

CANADA – Wrestling a Steer: Josh Peek, from Colorado, wrestles a steer during rodeo action at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday. 


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