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Our world in photos: July 14

July 14, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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VATICAN CITY — Discharge: In this frame taken from a video, Pope Francis stopped to greet the police that escorted him before entering the Vatican after a 10-day hospital stay, on Wednesday. Francis had half of his colon removed for a severe narrowing of his large intestine on July 4, his first major surgery since he became pope in 2013.
Photo: APTN/AP


BELGIUM — Flood: A man walked by damaged cars in a flooded street in Mery on Wednesday. A code red was issued in parts of Belgium on Wednesday as severe rains hit the area.
Photo: Valentin Bianchi/AP


FLORIDA — Cuba protests: Monica Zerquera held her daughter Khaily as her other daughter Melanie joined a group of Cuban exiles that blocked the Palmetto Expressway at Coral Way in support of protests in Cuba, on Tuesday, in Miami. Demonstrators expressed solidarity with the thousands of Cubans who waged a rare weekend of protests around their island nation.
Photo: Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP


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SERBIA — Cooling off: A man took a cold shower to refresh himself at Ada Ciganlija Lake in Belgrade, on Wednesday. Belgrade saw hot weather with temperatures rising to 38 Celsius (100.4 Fahrenheit).
Photo: Darko Vojinovic/AP


FRANCE — Sunflower scenery: The peloton passed a field with sunflowers during the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 178.4 kilometers (110.9 miles) with start in Muret and finish in Saint-Lary-Soulan Col du Portet, on Wednesday.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


INDONESIA — Memorial: Used gloves belonging to a relative were left at the grave of a COVID-19 victim at a cemetery in Bogor, West Java, on Wednesday. The world’s fourth most populous country was hit hard by an explosion of COVID-19 cases that strained hospitals on the main island of Java.
Photo: Achmad Ibrahim/AP


FRANCE — Bastille Day: Two Republican Guards gained back control of their horses after falling during the annual Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, on Wednesday. France celebrated its national holiday on Wednesday with thousands of troops marching in a Paris parade after last year’s events were scaled back because of virus fears.
Photo: Lewis Joly/AP


RUSSIA — Vaccination: A woman climbed the stairs to queue for a COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Gostiny Dvor, a huge exhibition center, in Moscow, on Tuesday. The banner, center, reads “We will defeat COVID-19 together!” Russia gave Sputnik V regulatory approval in August 2020, raising criticism at home and abroad because it had only been tested on a few dozen people at the time.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


COLORADO — MVP: American League’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays, held the MVP trophy after the MLB All-Star baseball game on Tuesday, in Denver.
Photo: Jack Dempsey/AP

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