Friday April 13, Our World in Pictures
CUBA — Going Fishing: Fishermen prepare their rods on El Chivo beach as the sun sets in Havana on Thursday.
GREECE — Migrants Wait to Gain Temporary Residence: Migrants sleep outside the police headquarters in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Friday. Several hundred refugees and migrants have gathered outside a police station in the country’s second-largest city, waiting to be formally arrested and gain temporary residence in the country.
FRANCE — Students Demonstrate: Students and rail workers march during a demonstration in Paris on Friday. Students at campuses around France are now protesting admissions reforms that they fear threaten access to public university for all high school graduates. Macron dismissed the student protesters as “professional agitators” and ridiculed some of their demands. Rail workers resumed a strike Friday that is set to disrupt travel on and off through June.
GERMANY — Baby Takes First Steps Outside: A polar bear baby named Nanook makes the first steps with her mother outside their cave at the compound at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen on Friday. The bear was born last December and stayed inside with its mother Lara Friday.
NORTH KOREA — Troupe Performs: North Koreans welcome Song Tao, center, head of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee’s International Department, as a Chinese art troupe led by Song arrive at Pyongyang Airport in on Friday. A group of Chinese performers arrived to take part in the April 31 Spring Friendship Art Festival. Beijing’s decision to send Song was seen as an attempt to continue its outreach to Pyongyang after last month’s summit between President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
ITALY — Visitors Enjoy Art Installation: A boy plays on an inflatable replica of Stonehenge titled “Sacrilege” by British artist Jeremy Deller. The work was part of Milan Art Week on Friday. In the background is the Hadid Tower, designed by Zaha Hadid.
ISRAEL — Demonstrators Run for Cover: Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel on Friday.
SPAIN — Residents Battle Floods: A man looks down from the door of a house affected by water from the Ebro River in Tudela on Friday. Heavy rain has led to flooding in northern Spain, especially in Navarra and Aragon.
GERMANY – Silhouetted Against the Setting Sun: Two women are silhouetted against the setting sun as they sit on a steel beam of a bridge in Munich, southern Germany, Thursday.
PORTUGAL – Celebration After a Goal: Sporting’s Fredy Montero celebrates after scoring his side’s opening goal during the Europa League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Sporting CP and Atletico Madrid at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Thursday.
INDIA – Youth Throws Stones at Government Forces: A masked Kashmiri youth throws stones on government forces during a protest in Srinagar, India, Thursday. Indian forces used tear gas and pellet guns to disperse stone-throwing youth who were protesting against killing of three civilians Wednesday.
AUSTRALIA – Men’s Pole Vault: Gold medalist Australia’s Kurtis Marschall competes in the men’s pole vault final at Carrara Stadium during the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Thursday.
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