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Monday September 25, Our World in Pictures

September 25, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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MEXICO — Owners and Pets Flee: Algeria, left, and Jacinto rest at a temporary home in the aftermath of a 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Mexico City on Friday. The dog and the pig fled with their owners during Tuesday’s powerful earthquake that devastated Mexico City and nearby states. Dozens of other animals have had to flee with their owners from buildings still in danger of collapse.

BANGLADESH — Refugees Take Shelter: Noya, a Hindu child who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh along with his parents, is seen covered by a net inside a refugee camp set up for Hindu refugees near Kutupalong on Monday.

MISSOURI — Officers Arrest Protesters: In this Saturday photo, police make several arrests of people protesting the Sept. 15 acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley in the death of a black man at the St. Louis Galleria.

KANSAS — Birds Line Power Cables: Birds sit on power lines at dusk on Sunday in Kansas City.

CZECH REPUBLIC — Performers Put on Show for Diabetes Patients: An athlete balances on a slackline stretched across the Old Town Square in Prague on Monday. The performance was part of a campaign supporting people living with diabetes.

GERMANY — Citizens Watch Voting Results: A statue of Chancellor Willy Brandt is seen in the background as people react to the first preliminary results at the headquarters of the Social Democratic party in Berlin on Sunday after the polling stations for the German parliament elections had been closed.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Protesting Against the GOP Health Care Plan: U.S. Capitol Police begin to detain protesters laying on the ground in an attempt to maintain order in the hallways outside the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the last-ditch GOP push to overhaul the nation’s health care system on Capitol Hill on Monday.

MEXICO — Residents Rally for Continued Rescue Efforts: Family members holding signs that read, “They are waiting for our family to die,” “They are still alive. Don’t kill them,” and, “No heavy machinery,” protest outside a quake-collapsed seven-story building in Roma Norte on Friday. They are protesting because they believe that authorities are abandoning the search and will bring in heavy machinery to remove the rubble, extinguishing any hopes of finding their loved ones alive.

BANGLADESH — A Day at the Beach: In this Friday photo, Bangladeshis walk on the beach at sunset in Cox’s Bazar. Miles away, along an often scenic coastal road and lush green paddy fields, vast areas are now entirely taken over by a sea of makeshift bamboo and plastic tents, homes for the more than 430,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled here with stories of terrible persecution in Myanmar. At the beach, the heart of this coastal district, life so far remains untouched by the influx, perhaps because the actual plight of the refugees is several miles away.

NEW HAMPSHIRE – Steam Engine: A vintage coal-fired steam engine pushes a passenger car up the Cog Railway on a 3.8-mile journey to the summit of 6,288-foot Mount Washington in New Hampshire, Sunday. Tourists visiting the northeast’s highest peak were rewarded with summer-like weather on the first weekend of autumn. 

SPAIN – Human Tower: Members of a casteller form a human tower or “castell” in Sant Jaume square in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday. Grassroots groups driving Catalonia’s independence movement say they have started distributing one million ballots to be used in a referendum on secession that the Spanish government has vowed to stop. 

BRAZIL – Rocking Out: A music fan head bangs to the music of the Brazilian heavy metal band Ego Kill Talent, on the last day of the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday.

TORONTO – Two-Run Homer: New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Sunday in Toronto. 

SWITZERLAND – Acrobatic Sports: A performance with the Flyboard during an event at the shore of the Lake Geneva with over 30 different acrobatic sports in Montreux, Switzerland, Sunday. 

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