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Our world in photos: September 24

September 24, 2021 Michaela Keil
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SOUTH KOREA — The other side: A visitor took photos toward the North’s side at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, near the border with North Korea, on Friday. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s powerful sister, Kim Yo Jong, said on Friday that North Korea is willing to resume talks with South Korea if it doesn’t provoke the North with hostile policies and double standards.
Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP


CHINA — March: Security personnel marched to their duty outside the Evergrande headquarters in Shenzhen, on Friday. Things appeared quiet at the headquarters of the heavily indebted Chinese real estate developer Evergrande, one day after the day it had promised to pay back the interest due to bondholders in China.
Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Inaugural photo: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton posed for a photo after being inaugurated as the first female chancellor of Queens University, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Friday.
Photo: Peter Morrison/AP


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BOLIVIA — Coca riot: An anti-government coca farmer ran away from tear gas fired by riot police near the coca market in La Paz, on Thursday. The anti-government coca farmers tried to take over the coca market by force, after losing control when another group of coca growers elected a new leader.
Photo: Juan Karita/AP


SPAIN — Evacuation: Residents left their house as lava continued to flow from an erupted volcano, in La Mancha on the island of La Palma in the Canaries, on Friday. A volcano in Spain’s Canary Islands continued to produce explosions and spew out lava, five days after it erupted. Two rivers of lava continue to slide slowly down the hillside of La Palma on Friday.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


MEXICO — Blocked: A Haitian migrant talked with a Mexican police officer who was blocking access to the Rio Grande river so that immigrants couldn’t use it to cross the U.S.-Mexico border from Ciudad Acuna, on Thursday.
Photo: Felix Marquez/AP


GERMANY — Climate strike: Activists gathered for a Fridays for Future global climate strike in front of the parliament building in Berlin, on Friday.
Photo: Michael Sohn/AP


ARGENTINA — Tango: A couple danced the tango at a milonga venue in Buenos Aires, on Thursday.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


BRAZIL — Carnival: A mannequin stood next to a feathered costume from the Paraiso do Tuiuti samba school at the Samba City complex in Rio de Janeiro, on Thursday. Samba schools began gearing up for next year’s Carnival, building floats and making costumes.
Photo: Silvia Izquierdo/AP


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