Our world in photos: May 17

May 17, 2022 Michaela Keil
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NEVADA — Lunar eclipse: A lunar eclipse was seen above the artwork titled: “Seven Magic Mountains” by artist Ugo Rondinone, during the first blood moon of the year on Sunday, near Jean.
Photo: John Locher/AP


ITALY — Giro D’Italia Cycling: Eritrea’s Biniam Girmay celebrated after winning the 10th stage of the Giro D’Italia cycling race from Pescara to Jesi, on Tuesday.
Photo: Gian Mattia D’Alberto/LaPresse via AP


INDIA — Fish market: People work at a fish market in Kochi, on Tuesday. India’s Meteorological Department expected the southwest monsoon to arrive at the country’s southern coast ahead of its normal schedule this year.
Photo: R S Iyer/AP


IRAQ — Sandstorm: A fisherman sailed his boat on the Shatt al-Arab during a sandstorm in Basra, on Monday.
Photo: Nabil al-Jurani/AP


NEW YORK — Paying respects: President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited the scene of a shooting at a supermarket to pay respects and speak to families of the victims of Saturday’s shooting in Buffalo, on Tuesday.
Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


NEVADA — Billboard Music Awards: Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine performs “My Love” at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Photo: Chris Pizzello/AP


VIETNAM — Regu Sepaktaraw: Muhammad Noaraizat Mohd Nordin of Malaysia, right, kicks the ball against Siriwat Sakha of Thailand, left, during the men’s Regu Sepaktakraw final between Thailand and Malaysia at the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) in Hanoi, on Tuesday.
Photo: Achmad Ibrahim/AP


FRANCE — Handover ceremony: Newly named French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne reacted during the handover ceremony on Monday in Paris. Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was appointed France’s new prime minister to become the second woman to hold the post in the country. As labor minister since 2020, Elisabeth Borne implemented changes that made it harder for jobless people to get benefits and reduced monthly payments for some unemployed people, prompting criticism from workers’ unions and from the left.
Photo: Christophe Ena/AP


UKRAINE — Destroyed helicopter: Oleksiy Polyakov, right, and Roman Voitko checked the remains of a destroyed Russian helicopter lying in a field in the village of Malaya Rohan, on Monday.
Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP


CANADA — Consolation: Dallas Stars goalie Jake Oettinger, second from right, was consoled by teammates as Calgary Flames celebrated following overtime NHL playoff hockey action in Calgary, Alberta, on Sunday.
Photo: Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP

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