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Our world in photos: May 16

May 16, 2022 Michaela Keil
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TURKEY — Full moon: A full moon rose above the iconic Haghia Sophia in Istanbul, early on Monday.
Photo: Mucahid Yapici/AP


IRAQ — Windsurfing: Members of the Iraqi national windsurfing team trained in the Tigris River for the Arab sailing Championships in Baghdad, on Saturday.
Photo: Hadi Mizban/AP


FINLAND — Hockey World Championship: A Danish supporter shouted prior to the group A Hockey World Championship match between Denmark and Kazakhstan in Helsinki, on Saturday.
Photo: Martin Meissner/AP


UKRAINE — Funeral: A woman cried during the funerals of Melnyk Andriy, Shufryn Andriy, and Ankratov Oleksandra, three Ukrainian military servicemen who were killed in the east of the country, in Lviv, on Saturday.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


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SPAIN — Las Doncellas: “Las Doncellas” (maidens) dressed in bridal white, surrounded by flowers, took part in the pilgrimage “The Maidens,” in Sorzano, on Sunday. According to ancient traditions, the pilgrimage is to honor the spring season and the fertility of women.
Photo: Alvaro Barrientos/AP


NEW YORK — Norwegian parade: Noted Norse representative Heidi Olufsen, Norwegian Consulate General — shown above with 17th of May Chairwoman Arlene Bakke Rutuelo — was in attendance at this year’s 17th of May Norse celebration, in Bay Ridge. The celebration drew 2,000 people and was highlighted by the NYPD marching band.
Photo: Chuck Otey/Brooklyn Eagle

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