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Our world in photos: January 13

January 13, 2022 Michaela Keil
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MAINE — Ice disk: A large ice disk slowly rotated in the Presumpscot River in Westbrook, on Thursday. Ice disks form as a result of a current and vortex under the ice.
Photo: Robert F. Bukaty/AP


MICHIGAN — Firefighter: Davison firefighter Josh Cole charged forward into rubble and debris to extinguish a large fire that destroyed a business and shut down a busy thoroughfare on Wednesday night, in Davison.
Photo: Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP


KAZAKHSTAN — Peacekeepers: Uzbekistan’s peacekeepers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization attended the official ceremony of starting to withdraw its troops in Almaty, on Thursday. In light of unprecedented mass protests that quickly grew violent, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev requested help from the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a Russia-led military alliance of six ex-Soviet states. The bloc sent over 2,000 troops to Kazakhstan last week, and on Tuesday Tokayev declared their mission largely complete.
Photo: Vladimir Tretyakov/NUR.KZ via AP


WASHINGTON — Up for the shot: Washington Wizards guard Raul Neto, center, went to the basket past Orlando Magic guard Cole Anthony, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, in Washington. The Wizards won 112-106.
Photo: Nick Wass/AP


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UNITED KINGDOM — Save: Chelsea’s goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga saved a goal during the English League Cup semifinal second leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on Wednesday.
Photo: Alastair Grant/AP


ISRAEL — Protest: Bedouin protesters clashed with Israeli forces following a protest against an afforestation project by the Jewish National Fund in the southern Israeli village of Sa’we al-Atrash in the Negev Desert, on Thursday.
Photo: Tsafrir Abayov/AP


CALIFORNIA — Catching waves: A surfer rode a wave at Blacks Beach on Wednesday, in San Diego. Surfers throughout Southern California flocked to area beaches Wednesday, as a round of large surf made its way into the region.
Photo: Gregory Bull/AP


SWITZERLAND — New Year wishes: A so-called “Silvesterchlaus” (New Years Claus) of the group Hoernli-Schuppel was on its way in Hundwil on Thursday to offer best wishes for the New Year (following the Julian calendar) to the farmers in the region. After their performance of singing and dancing the Silvesterchlaeuse received hot drinks.
Photo: Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP


UTAH — Aerial freestyle: Belarus’ Dzmitry Mazurkevich competed in a World Cup freestyle aerials competition at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, on Wednesday.
Photo: Rick Bowmer/AP

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