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Our world in photos: May 14

May 14, 2020 Noah Singer
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NEPAL — Difficult days: A farmer stood near a wheat field in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Nepal’s nationwide lockdown has created a shortage of hired laborers to work in fields. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — City heights: Kristof Grina worked on a rooftop farm on Thursday. Grina leads a small group of urban farmers that has been working to turn unused rooftop space into farmland. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


CALIFORNIA — Winding up: Sarge Hall practiced his golf swing at Venice Beach on Wednesday. Los Angeles County has reopened its beaches. Photo: Mark J. Terrill/AP


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INDONESIA — Breaking the fast: A child received a donated iftar, the evening meal that ends Muslims’ daily Ramadan fast, in Jakarta on Wednesday. Photo: Dita Alangkara/AP


CHINA — Online sale: Song Huiyan displayed dresses for her online clients from her clothing shop in Beijing on April 27. Retailers in China are embracing livestreaming amid a Chinese “shoppertainment” boom accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: Andy Wong/AP


SOUTH KOREA — On the course: Staff members wore face masks during the first round of the KLPGA Championship at the Lakewood Country Club in Yangju on Thursday. Photo: Lee Jin-man/AP


INDIA — Long journey: The wife of a migrant worker gave water to her child in New Delhi as they attempted to make the journey home from the countryside on foot during India’s nationwide lockdown. Photo: Altaf Qadri/AP


AUSTRIA — Back at it: A waiter wore a face mask as he carried beer through a restaurant in Vienna on Thursday. In Austria, restaurants may open again under certain conditions, starting Friday. Photo: Ronald Zak/AP

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