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Wednesday July 19, Our World in Pictures

July 19, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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GERMANY — Royals Land in Germany: Britain’s Prince William, left, Duke of Cambridge, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge and their children Prince George, second left, and Princess Charlotte arrive at the airport in Berlin on Wednesday. The British royal couple is on a three-day visit in Germany.

WEST BANK — Demonstrators and Officers Clash: Palestinians run away from stun grenades thrown by Israeli border police officers during a protest against the metal detectors placed at the entrance to the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Bethlehem on Wednesday. A dispute about metal detectors has escalated into a new showdown between Israel and the Muslim world over a contested Jerusalem shrine that has been at the center of violent confrontations in the past.

 

HUNGARY — Playing Polo: Dusan Mandic, of Serbia, competes during a men’s water polo Group C second round match of FINA Swimming World Championships 2017 in Hajos Alfred National Swimming Pool in Budapest on Wednesday.

CYPRUS — Remembering Fallen Soldiers: In this Wednesday photo, a woman changes the flowers at the grave of her relative, a soldier killed in the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, during the 43rd anniversary in the country’s divided capital of Nicosia. Greek and Cypriot soldiers were killed in 1974 during the Turkish invasion and subsequent occupation of the northern part of the island. Cyprus was split into Greek Cypriot south and Turkish Cypriot north when Turkey invaded in response to a coup by supporters of unification with Greece.


RUSSIA – Putin in Shades: Russian President Vladimir Putin watches an aerobatics team performance at the opening ceremony of the MAKS-2017 (the International Aviation and Space Show) in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia, Russia, Tuesday. 

WASHINGTON D.C. – Hands Held Tight: A group demanding Congress to reject the Trump administration’s budget proposals and health care bill, are arrested during a demonstration in the Russell Senate Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday. 

TEXAS – Protesters in Texas Capitol: Protesters gather in the Texas Capitol Rotunda as State lawmakers begin a special legislative session called by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in Austin, Texas, Tuesday. Immigrant rights groups plan to increase protests of the new law that allows police to inquire about peoples’ immigration status, while LGBT activists bitterly oppose “bathroom bill” proposals.

NORTH KOREA – Girls Buy Flowers: North Korean school girls stop at a kiosk selling flowers on Tuesday in Pyongyang, North Korea. 

ALASKA – Moon Rises Over Blue Alaska: The moon rises over the coast of Alaska as the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica sails along the international date line through the Bering Strait, Friday. The international date line is an imaginary border that runs through the middle of the Pacific Ocean and marks the boundary between calendar dates. Crossing the line from east to west, people would need to set their clocks forward by a day. Crossing from west to east, they would need to set it back by a day. 


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