Thursday July 13, Our World in Pictures
SPAIN — Bull Charges: Revelers run next to Nunez del Cuvillo’s fighting bulls during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona on Thursday. Revelers from around the world flock to Pamplona every year to take part in the eight days of the Running of the Bulls.
CONEY ISLAND — Night And Day: Here are two looks at the Wonder Wheel from the windows of the Q train.
ITALY — Saving Migrants: A woman is helped to disembark from the Spanish NGO ship Open Arms at the Sicilian port of Porto Empedocle after being rescued at sea on Thursday. According to reports, there are 10 ships that are currently heading to Italian ports, with aboard more than 7,300 migrants saved off the coast of Libya over the past few days.
PHILIPPINES — Zoo Showcases Animals: Malabon Zoo owner Manny Tangco holds an Indian Jacobin pigeon during the launch of an exhibit of different breeds at the zoo on Thursday. In a statement released by Tangco, various breeds of pigeons from the country and other war-torn countries were shown to “symbolize our yearning for peace in Marawi and the world.” A Bengal tiger cub named Tiger Economy, left, was also shown for the first time to symbolize prosperous economy.
CHINA — Residents Mourn Laureate: A protester cries as she mourns jailed Chinese Nobel Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo during a demonstration outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong on Thursday. Officials say China’s most prominent political prisoner, Nobel Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has died. He was 61.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Heat Wave Hits: In this Thursday photo, the sun rises over the Potomac River at the Dangerfield Marina in Alexandria on what was expected to be one of the hottest days of the year so far in the Washington area.
GREECE – Beach Shower in Heatwave: A man takes a shower at a beach of Alimos suburb, in Athens Wednesday. A summer heatwave has hit Greece, with temperatures reaching a high of 39 degrees Celsius (102 Fahrenheit) in Athens.
BRAZIL – Girl Looks at Former Police Headquarters: In this photo, a girl looks out from her window at the former Federal Police headquarters building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil. Around 350 families live in the building that originally was the headquarters of the Federal Police. Fair-housing groups now occupy about 80 previously empty properties downtown, some for as long as a decade, according to the city’s Housing Department.
PARAGUAY – Farmers Gather: Farmers from northern Paraguay participate in a meeting at their camp at the “Plaza de Armas” in downtown Asuncion, Paraguay, Wednesday. The farmers have been in the capital since Monday to demand that the Government forgives their debts accumulated due to the failure of the harvest.
MEXICO – Lifting Car from Sinkhole: Rescue workers use a crane to lift a vehicle that drove into a sinkhole on a highway in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Wednesday. A father and son were killed when the deep sinkhole swallowed their car on Wednesday morning. Civil protection rescuers reached the rubble-covered Volkswagen Jetta lying on its roof at the bottom of the hole in the afternoon, after working for more than eight hours on the closed section of road.
PENNSLYVANIA – Searching for Lost Young Men: Investigators gather under tents as they search a property, Wednesday, in Solebury, Pa., for four missing young Pennsylvania men feared to be the victims of foul play.
MICHIGAN – Racing Down the Dunes: People race down the dunes at Warren Dunes State Park as a storm front approaches, Wednesday, in Bridgman, Mich.
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