Brooklyn Boro

Our world in photos: April 5

April 5, 2022 Michaela Keil
Share this:
INDONESIA — Ramadan: A Muslim woman read the Quran with her baby at the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta on Tuesday. Muslims around the world observed Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, where they refrain from eating, drinking, smoking, and sex from dawn to dusk.
Photo: Tatan Syuflana/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Auction: A Christie’s employee looked at Vilhelm Hammershoi’s painting ‘An Interior with an Oval Mirror,’ oil on canvas, left, and Balthus, ‘Jeune fille a la fenetre’ painting from The Collection of Anne H. Bass at the 20th and 21st-century art sales in May in London on Tuesday. Hammershopi’s painting was estimated to fetch $1.5 to 2.5 million and Balthus is estimated at $4 to 6 million.
Photo: Frank Augstein/AP


UKRAINE — Grave visit: Tetiana Rurak, 25-year-old widow of Oleksandra Rurak, visited her soldier husband Volodymyr Rurak’s, grave with her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter after he was killed in action, at the Lychakiv Cemetery, in Lviv on Tuesday.
Photo: Nariman El-Mofty/AP


CALIFORNIA — Interview: Antoinette Walker cried on the shoulder of Frank Turner as Penelope Scott spoke to the media during an interview at the corner of 10th and K street in Sacramento, on Monday. Walker is the older sister of De’vazia Turner, who was shot and killed during a mass shooting a day earlier. Multiple people were killed and injured in the shooting.
Photo: Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group via AP


HONG KONG — Tomb Sweeping Day: A burned paper money at the gravesite of a relative in a cemetery during the Chinese Ching Ming, or Tomb Sweeping Day, on Tuesday. Thousands of Hong Kong residents paid respects to their ancestors and relatives during the annual festival.
Photo: Vincent Yu/AP


TENNESSEE — Anniversary: The Rev. Jesse Jackson, second from right, helped hang a wreath at the location where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed at the Loraine Motel in Memphis, on this day 54 years earlier.
Photo: Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian via AP


GERMANY — “No Money for Murderers”: The words “No Money for Murderers, Stop the Oil and Gas Trade” were projected by activists onto the Russian consulate in Frankfurt, on Monday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


FRANCE — Election: Current French President Emmanuel Macron and centrist candidate for reelection addressed a crowd as he visited Spezet, Brittany, on Tuesday. Emmanuel Macron, a pro-European centrist candidate was still comfortably leading in polls. His main challenger, far-right figure Marine Le Pen, appeared on the rise in recent days. Both were in a good position to reach the runoff on April 24. The first round of the presidential election will take place on Sunday.
Photo: Jeremias Gonzalez/AP


GEORGIA — Masters Tournament: Spectators waited for golfers at the ninth hole during a practice round for the Master’s Golf Tournament on Tuesday, in Augusta.
Photo: Matt Slocum/AP

Leave a Comment

Leave a Comment