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Our world in photos: August 11

August 11, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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MISSOURI — Winner: Kansas City Royals’ Salvador Perez was doused with water following the team’s 8-4 win over the New York Yankees in a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Tuesday. Perez hit two home runs in the game.
Photo: Colin E. Braley/AP


VATICAN CITY — Greeting: Pope Francis greeted the faithful at the end of his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, on Wednesday.
Photo: Riccardo De Luca/AP


GERMANY — Strike: Trains were parked outside the central train satation in Frankfurt on Wednesday. Train drivers of the German GDL union asking for higher wages started a strike two hours after midnight.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


INDIA — Vaccination: Homeless people awaited their turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine during a special vaccination drive at a shelter for homeless people in Ahmedabad, on Tuesday.
Photo: Ajit Solanki/AP


SENEGAL — Ambulances: Mobile Emergency Care Service (SAMU) doctor Yahya Niane put on protective gear before helping Binta Ba, who is eight months pregnant and has COVID-19, before transferring her to the hospital in Dakar, on Thursday. Ambulance services in Senegal say about 90 percent of their calls right now are responding to COVID-19 patients with trouble breathing.
Photo: Leo Correa/AP


ARIZONA — Rescue: A woman climbed out of a pickup truck as Northwest Fire District firefighters positioned themselves for a water rescue in the Cañada del Oro Wash north of Tucson, on Tuesday. Firefighters rescued three people from one of two vehicles in the wash, swollen with runoff after an early morning downpour dumped nearly two inches upstream.
Photo: Rick Wiley/Arizona Daily Star via AP


PARAGUAY — Protest: Farmers, Indigenous, and bus drivers marched to various government offices as they protested for government assistance in downtown Asuncion, on Tuesday.
Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Success: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) walked off the Senate floor and pumped his fists as the Senate approved a $1 trillion bipartisan cornerstone of the Biden agenda to the House, on Capitol Hill, on Tuesday.
Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


ILLINOIS — Dugout: Milwaukee Brewers’ Tyrone Taylor sat in the dugout, waiting out a thunderstorm during a rain delay in the team’s baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, in Chicago.
Photo: Paul Beaty/AP

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