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Our world in photos: June 9

June 9, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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INDIA — Flood: A man made his way across a flooded street during heavy rains in Mumbai on Wednesday
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


INDIA — Police duty: Indian police officers walked around wearing virus-themed helmets during a drive aimed at creating awareness and preventing the spread of the coronavirus in Hyderabad, on Wednesday.
Photo: Mahesh Kumar A./AP


WASHINGTON — New couple: Joel Gardiner, left, embraced his new bride Mandi Gardiner as officiant Brooke Bakogeorge stepped away after marrying the couple at the arch separating the U.S. from Canada at Peace Arch Historical State Park on Tuesday, in Blaine. Gardiner, of Canada, walked across the border at the park into the U.S. earlier in the day to wed his American sweetheart. The border has been closed to nonessential travel since March 2020, but Canadians have been allowed to walk over a ditch into the U.S. park and weddings have become routine there.
Photo: Elaine Thompson/AP


COLOMBIA — Cheering on: A Colombian soccer fan cheered for his team prior to a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, against Argentina at the Roberto Melendez stadium in Barranquilla, on Tuesday.
Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP


AZERBAIJAN — Sunny walk: A man walked in front of the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre before the upcoming Euro 2020 soccer championship in Baku, on Wednesday. The Euro 2020 begins June June 11 and is being played in 11 host cities across 11 countries. The event was delayed by one year after being postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo: Darko Vojinovic/AP


NEW YORK — Immersive: Projections of selected works of celebrated painter Vincent Van Gogh were displayed at a preview of the Immersive Van Gogh exhibit at Pier 36, on Friday, in New York.
Photo: John Minchillo/AP


CANADA — Mourning: Khalida Ashram and her daughter Anila mourned at the scene of an attack on Monday, involving a driver accused of plowing a pickup truck into an immigrant family of five in London, Ontario, on Tuesday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau denounced the attack as police say the attack targeted Muslims.
Photo: Geoff Robins/The Canadian Press via AP


POLAND — Energy protest: Some four thousand workers from Poland’s coal mining and the energy sectors protested in Warsaw on Wednesday against the gradual phasing out of coal use and against a European Union court order to immediately close down a mine. Trade unions who organized Wednesday’s protest said Europe’s shift from coal — which is abundant in Poland but polluting — towards renewables will eliminate hundreds of thousands of jobs in the country.
Photo: Czarek Sokolowski/AP

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