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Our world in photos: July 15

July 15, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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OREGON — Hot spot: Firefighter Garrett Suza, with the Chiloquin Forest Service, mopped up a hot spot on the North East side of the Bootleg Fire on Wednesday, near Sprague River.
Photo: Nathan Howard/AP


WISCONSIN — Rebound: Bucks guard Jrue Holiday (21) fought for a rebound with Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker, right, during the second half of Game 4 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Milwaukee on Wednesday.
Photo: Paul Sancya/AP


SOUTH AFRICA — Mourning: Family members mourned next to the body of a 15-year-old boy who was allegedly shot dead by taxi association members attempting to disperse looters in Vosloorus, Johannesburg, on Wednesday. Rioting continued in parts of South Africa, in unrest sparked by the imprisonment last week of ex-President Jacob Zuma.
Photo: Yeshiel Panchia/AP


GERMANY — Destruction: A photo, taken with a drone on Thursday, showed the devastation caused by the flooding of the Ahr River in the Eifel village of Schuld. At least eight people died and dozens of people were missing in Germany after heavy flooding turned streams and streets into raging torrents, sweeping away cars and causing some buildings to collapse.
Photo: Christoph Reichwein/dpa via AP


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INDONESIA — Prayers: People prayed outside an ambulance carrying the body of a relative who died from the coronavirus before the burial at a cemetery in Surabaya, East Java, on Thursday.
Photo: Trisnadi/AP


CHILE — Subway: A couple, wearing masks to curb the spread of the coronavirus, embraced as they traveled the subway, late afternoon on Wednesday, in Santiago.
Photo: Esteban Felix/AP


BRITAIN — Open Golf: United States’ Bryson DeChambeau played a shot on the 2nd fairway during the first round British Open Golf Championship at Royal St George’s golf course Sandwich, on Thursday.
Photo: Ian Walton/AP


HUNGARY — Lightning: Lightning illuminated the sky over Salgotarjan, late on Wednesday.
Photo: Peter Komka/MTI via AP


JAPAN — Fishing: People fished in a moat on Thursday in Tokyo. The pandemic-delayed 2020 Summer Olympics open on July 23 without spectators at most venues.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


MYANMAR — Morning alms: Buddhist novice monks wearing face masks walked past a COVID-19 awareness sign as they collected morning alms on Thursday, in Yangon.
Photo: Thein Zaw/AP

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