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Our world in photos: July 9

July 9, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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CALIFORNIA — Wildfire: Firefighters battled the Sugar Fire, part of the Beckwourth Complex Fire, in Plumas National Forest on Thursday
Photo: Noah Berger/AP


JAPAN — Empty seats: In this aerial photo, the Olympic Rings were seen with spectators’ seats at the National Stadium in Tokyo on Monday. Fans will be banned from Tokyo-area stadiums and arenas when the Olympics begin in two weeks, the city’s governor said Thursday after meeting with organizers of the pandemic-postponed games.
Photo: Kyodo News via AP


BRITAIN — Semifinals: South Africa’s Kgothatso Montjane played a return to Japan’s Momoko Ohtani during the women’s wheelchair singles semifinals match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, on Friday.
Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP


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WISCONSIN — Slide: Milwaukee Brewers’ Luis Urias, left, slid headfirst into home to score as Cincinnati Reds’ Tyler Mahle, right, was unable to field an infield hit by Avisail Garcia during the first inning of a baseball game on Thursday, in Milwaukee.
Photo: Aaron Gash/AP


BANGLADESH — Factory fire: A firefighter communicated with his colleagues on a walkie-talkie inside the burnt food and beverage factory in Rupganj on Friday. At least 52 people died in a huge blaze that engulfed a food and beverage factory outside Bangladesh’s capital, fire officials said Friday, in the latest industrial disaster to hit the South Asian nation.
Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/AP


ARIZONA — Finals: Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton, middle, was defended by Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez, top, and forward Khris Middleton during the second half of Game 2 of basketball’s NBA Finals, on Thursday, in Phoenix.
Photo: Ross D. Franklin/AP


ECUADOR — Vaccination: Women visited with each other as they waited for a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine in Pillaro, on Thursday.
Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP


HAITI — Suspects: Suspects in the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise were displayed to the media at the General Direction of the police in Port-au-Prince on Thursday. Moise was assassinated in an attack on his private residence early Wednesday.
Photo: Joseph Odelyn/AP


NEW YORK — Tropical Storm Elsa: A woman’s umbrella was flipped inside out as she walked on a rainy and windy New York street, on Friday. Fast-moving Tropical Storm Elsa hit the New York City region with torrential rains and high winds as it churned up the East Coast.
Photo: Mark Lennihan/AP

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