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Our world in photos: June 8

June 8, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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GUATEMALA — Officials: Vice President Kamala Harris and Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei posed for an official photograph on Monday at the National Palace in Guatemala City.
Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP


PAKISTAN — Collision: On Monday, soldiers and volunteers worked at the site of a train collision in the Ghotki district. Two express trains collided in southern Pakistan early on Monday, killing dozens of passengers, authorities said, as rescuers and villagers worked to pull injured people and more bodies from the wreckage.
Photo: Waleed Saddique/AP


FRANCE — Celebration: Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman celebrated after defeating Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff during their fourth round match on day 9, of the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, on Monday.
Photo: Thibault Camus/AP


PANAMA — Lookout: A man peered from a home in the Casco Viejo neighborhood of Panama City on Monday. The capital placed restrictions on people’s movements in some parts of the city starting Monday, due to an increase in COVID-19 cases.
Photo: Arnulfo Franco/AP


OKLAHOMA — Onto the final: Florida State pitcher Danielle Watson, right, hugged catcher Anna Shelnutt, left, after defeating Alabama in an NCAA Women’s College World Series softball game on Monday, in Oklahoma City, qualifying Florida State for the championship finals series.
Photo: Sue Ogrocki/AP


ALBANIA — Music festival: Virus-free international fan Samella from Belgrade, Serbia danced at Unum Albania’s open-air music festival in Shengjin on Friday. Organizers sold all 10,000 planned tickets with more requests to follow from people around the world trying to forget the virus restrictions and follow non-stop music for five days at the Rana e Hedhun (Thrown Sand) beach, 45 miles northwest of the capital Tirana.
Photo: Visar Kryeziu/AP


VENEZUELA — Vaccinations: Healthcare workers prepared doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for seniors and those considered high risk, at a vaccination center set up in the parking lot of the Armed Forces Social Prevision Institute in Caracas, on Monday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


COLOMBIA — Fan: A Colombian soccer fan cheered in front of a hotel where the Argentina National team stayed ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying soccer match in Barranquilla, on Monday.
Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP


BELGIUM — Hunger strike: Women on a hunger strike rested as they occupied with others the Saint-Jean-Baptiste-au-Beguinage church in Brussels on Monday. Dozens of migrants without official papers, who have been occupying the church since last February with permission of the priest, began a hunger strike on May 23 to draw the attention of authorities to their plight.
Photo: Francisco Seco/AP

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