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Tuesday August 1, Our World in Pictures

August 1, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Eagle photo by Lore Croghan
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FORT GREENE — Icon in the Sky: Clock faces on the landmarked Williamsburgh Savings Bank are ever so close to the landscaped roof of Two Trees Management’s new apartment building at 300 Ashland Place.

CLINTON HILL — HeartShare Hosts Fashion Show: In this Thursday, July 13 photo, young women in care at HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services strut down the runway during the “Slay II” Fashion Show. More than 200 attended.

CHINA — Exhibition Opens: Young visitors salute as they pose for photos with a military personnel during an exhibition to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army at the military museum in Beijing on Tuesday. Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a tough line on national sovereignty amid multiple territorial disputes with his country’s neighbors, saying China will never permit the loss of “any piece” of its land to outsiders.

SOUTH KOREA — City Issues Heat Wave Warning: A boy cools off in a public water fountain in Seoul on Tuesday. A heat wave warning was issued in the city as temperatures soared above 91 degrees.

KASHMIR — Citizens Demand End to Indian Rule: Kashmiri women shout pro-Pakistani and pro-freedom slogans during the funeral procession of senior militant Arif Nabi Dar in Lilhar on Tuesday. Large anti-India protests and clashes spearheaded mostly by students erupted in the disputed area after government forces killed two senior militants in a gun battle and fatally shot a protester during an ensuing demonstration demanding an end to Indian rule.

ITALY — Cooling Off: A man wearing an umbrella hat with the colors of the Italian flag takes an outdoor shower in Florence on Tuesday. Temperatures are expected to reach 95-104 degrees in central and south Italy, according to weather reports.

ENGLAND — Divers Volunteer: In this Tuesday photo, macaroni penguins swim around a diver as he cleans algae from inside the tank at Living Coasts Zoo & Aquarium in Torquay, where qualified divers can volunteer to join the team of weekly aquarium cleaners

BOSNIA – Diving with Torches: A Bosnian jumper, launches himself while holding burning torches, during traditional night jump from the Old Mostar Bridge, in Mostar, 140 kms south of Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, Sunday. A total of 41 divers from Bosnia and neighboring countries competed diving from the 25 meter (82 feet) high Old Mostar Bridge into the Neretva River. 

VENEZUELA – Vigil for Victims of Protest: Anti-government demonstrators hold candles during a vigil in honor of those who have been killed during clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday. Many analysts believe Sunday’s vote for a newly elected assembly that will rewrite Venezuela’s constitution will catalyze yet more disturbances in a country that has seen four months of street protests in which at least 125 people have died. 

SPAIN – Tractor Day: Gregorio, right, a rural farmer, observes his colleague as he adjusts packages of stalks, around 4.500 kgs (9920 lbs), on the top of a tractor as the sun sets on a summer day in Navaz, near to the city of Pamplona, northern Spain, Monday.

GERMANY – Rolling Straw: A woman runs by rolls of straw on a field in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday. 

GREECE – Desolation: A helicopter operates over Kalyvia area some 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Athens. Dozens of firefighters, assisted by five water-dropping helicopters are battling a large brush fire south of Athens, but Greek authorities say no inhabited areas are in immediate danger. 


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