Tuesday July 25, Our World in Pictures
LIBYA — Organization Rescues Migrants: Migrants wait to be rescued by aid workers of Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday.
JAPAN — Residents Enjoy Park: People take a foot bath at a park in Tokyo’s Roppongi district on Tuesday.
BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Path of Gold: The setting sun gilds the waters off Brooklyn Bridge Park.
ENGLAND — Performers Promote Launch: Circus artists perform a stunt opposite the Houses of Parliament to announce the official launch of Circus250 in London on Tuesday.
PAKISTAN — Family Grieves: Pakistani relatives of suicide bombing victim mourn during a funeral in Lahore on Tuesday. The bomber was on a motorcycle and struck near a police team on Monday, killing more than 20 people and leaving many more wounded. An outlawed Taliban faction claimed responsibility.
INDIA — Country Swears In New President: India’s new President Ram Nath Kovind waves as he arrives in a traditional horse driven carriage at the Presidential Palace after being sworn in in New Delhi on Tuesday. Kovind, a Hindu nationalist leader backed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was elected last week as India’s 14th president to a largely ceremonial position.
MALDIVES — Citizens Clash with Police: Maldivian lawmaker Faisal Naseem, who was injured in clashes with police, is rushed to a hospital in Male on Monday. The Maldivian opposition says the military has locked down Parliament on the orders of the country’s president in a bid to prevent lawmakers from taking part in a vote to impeach the parliamentary speaker.
CHILE – Police Officer Blends with Mural: A police officer walks by a mural as police break up a protest, that was blocking a street and demanding an end to the current Pension Fund Administrators (AFP) system in Santiago, Chile, Monday. Protesters say the government pension system robs retirees of fair pension payments, and demand a new social security system with higher payments.
ITALY – Boot Signifies Draught: A view of the Po riverbed under Ponte della Becca (Becca bridge) shows the effects of the drought, near Pavia, Italy, Monday. Sky TG24 TV meteorologists noted on Sunday that Italy had experienced one of its driest springs in some 60 years and that some parts of the country had seen rainfall totals 80 percent below normal.
HAITI – Training: In this photo, bodybuilder Spely Laventure trains for an upcoming competition between Haiti and Dominican Republic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Laventure could not find a coach when he began training, so he studied YouTube videos and followed bodybuilders on Instagram to learn about the sport and imitate workouts.
WASHINGTON D.C. – In Public After Closed-Doors Meeting: White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, accompanied by his attorney Abbe Lowell, second from right, departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday after meeting behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee on the investigation into possible collusion between Russian officials and the Trump campaign.
RUSSIA – Straw Arena Comes Complete: In this Saturday photo, a view of the arena, made of 4,500 straw bales, comes complete with tiered seating and flagpoles in Krasnoye, Stavropol region, South Russia. In a project straight out of the “Three Little Pigs” fairytale, Roman Ponomarev has built a straw replica of the 643-billion-ruble ($700 million) stadium in St. Petersburg which will host World Cup semifinals.
AFGHANISTAN – Suicide Attack: A suicide car bomb killed dozens of people as well as the bomber early Monday morning in a western neighborhood of Afghanistan’s capital where several prominent politicians reside, a government official said.
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