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Wednesday September 13, Our World in Pictures

September 13, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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INDIA — Deforestation Pushes Wild Animals into Cities: A forest guard looks at a leopard they tranquilized and captured from a residence after it was brought in a cage to the state zoological park in Gauhati on Wednesday. The full-grown male leopard entered a residence early Wednesday morning. Conservationists say deforestation is increasingly pushing leopards into populated areas.

INDIA — Shinzo Abe Visits: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center left, accompanied by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, rides in an open vehicle through the streets of Ahmadabad on Wednesday. The Japanese Prime Minister is on a two-day visit to India.

MALAYSIA — Violence Displaces Minority Group: In this Tuesday, photo, a Rohingya Muslim girl sits on a makeshift swing outside her house in Klang. Recent violence in Myanmar has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to seek refuge across the border in Bangladesh. There are some 56,000 Rohingya refugees registered with the U.N. refugee agency in Malaysia, with an estimated 40,000 more whose status has yet to be assessed.

FRANCE — Harvesting Grapes: A worker carries red grapes in a burgundy vineyard during the grape harvest season in Volnay on Tuesday.

SINGAPORE — New President is Chosen: Halimah Yacob waves to supporters on Wednesday after being named Singapore’s eighth president. She is to take office at a later date.

CHINA — Country Welcomes Sultan: Chinese honor guard members march in formation before a welcome ceremony for Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday.

CALIFORNIA – New Apple Watch: Apple CEO Tim Cook shows new Apple Watch Series 3 products at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus, Tuesday, in Cupertino, Calif. 

FRANCE – Steelworker Protest: Steelworkers from the ArcelorMittal steel plant in Fos-sur-Mer burn flares during a nationwide day of protest against government labor law, in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday, Sept. President Emmanuel Macron’s presidency is facing its first big public test, as unions hold nationwide protests against changes to labor laws that they fear corrode hard-fought job security. The prominent CGT union is leading Tuesday’s protests, calling for strikes across transport and other public sector businesses and planning some 180 demonstrations. 

SYRIA – Can Collecting: Young boys collect cans amongst the ruins in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday. The recapture of eastern Aleppo in December 2016, one of the deadliest episodes of the Syrian civil war, was a landmark victory for Assad’s forces in the conflict, now in its seventh year, but it left the area in ruins. 

KAZAKHSTAN – Sending Men to Space Station: The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-06 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday. A Soyuz space capsule with two Americans and a Russian aboard has blasted off for the International Space Station from Russia’s manned launch facility in Kazakhstan. 

GREECE – Chair Meets Oil: A plastic chair stands on a polluted beach by a big oil spillage on the island of Salamina, near Athens, on Tuesday. Greece’s merchant marine minister says clean-up crews are working to contain pollution caused after the small tanker Agia Zoni II sank off Salamina on Sunday, Sept. 10, with a cargo of 2,200 tons of fuel oil and 370 tons of marine gas oil. 

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