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Friday September 29, Our World in Pictures

September 29, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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PUERTO RICO — Neighbors Share Water: People affected by Hurricane Maria bathe in water piped from a creek in the mountains in Naranjito on Thursday. Residents of the area drive to the pipes to bathe because they were left without water supplies by the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. The pipe was set up by a neighbor who ran it from a creek on his property to the side of the road in order to help those left without water.

INDIA — Stampede Breaks Out: Indians mourn outside a morgue for relatives killed in a pedestrian bridge stampede in Mumbai on Friday. The deadly stampede broke out on a crowded pedestrian bridge connecting two railway stations during the Friday morning rush, killing a number of people police said.

ESTONIA — Leaders Discuss EU’s Future: British Prime Minister Theresa May waits for the start of a working session at an EU Digital Summit in Tallinn on Friday. The European Union is looking beyond its impending breakup with Britain at how to build a common future with the 27 nations remaining in the bloc.

ZIMBABWE — Children Sell Delicacy: In this Saturday photo, skewered mice are sold to passing motorists after being caught in a cornfield in Chidza. The trapped mice are sold as a delicacy at $1 to $10.

HAITI — People Rally Against Tax Hikes: A student overcome by tear gas is helped after clashes near the National Palace with police during a protest against government tax hikes, in Port-au-Prince on Thursday. In early September, lawmakers approved a budget that will raise taxes on products including cigarettes, alcohol and licenses.

BANGLADESH — Refugees Continue Crossing the Border: A Rohingya Muslim from Myanmar holds a hen on his lap as he travels on a wooden boat after crossing over from Myanmar into Bangladesh in Teknaf on Friday. More than a month after Myanmar’s refugees began spilling across the border, more than half a million have arrived, according to the U.N.

KASHMIR — Authorities Break Up Religious Procession: Indian policemen detain Kashmiri Shiite Muslims during a religious procession in Indian-controlled Srinagar on Friday. Authorities in Indian portion of Kashmir imposed restrictions in some parts of Srinagar fearing religious processions marking the Muslim month of Muharram would turn into anti-India protests.

URUGUAY — Practicing for the Show: In this Sept. 15, 2017 photo, ballet dancers from Uruguay’s National ballet of the Sodre put on lipstick before a dress rehearsal for “Romeo and Juliet” in Montevideo. Dancers practice Monday through Friday for eight hours at a time.

GERMANY – Firework Celebration: Supporters light fireworks prior to the Europa League group H soccer match between 1.FC Koeln and Crvena zvezda Belgrade at the Muengersdorfer stadium in Cologne, Germany, Thursday. 

CANADA – Wheelchair Rugby: Team United Kingdom, right, competes with Team Australia in the Wheelchair Rugby semifinal game at the Invictus Games, Thursday in Toronto. 

FRANCE – Model Struts: A model wears a creation for Rick Owens Spring/Summer 2018 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, Thursday. 

PUERTO RICO – Destruction: Destroyed communities are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, Thursday. The aftermath of the powerful storm has resulted in a near-total shutdown of the U.S. territory’s economy that could last for weeks and has many people running seriously low on cash and worrying that it will become even harder to survive on this storm-ravaged island. 

WASHINGTON D.C. – Clearing Leap: Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Sean Rodriguez (3) leaps over Washington Nationals’ Anthony Rendon (6) after he tagged out Rendon during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday in Washington. 

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