Our world in photos: May 23

May 23, 2022 Michaela Keil
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ITALY — Champions: Olympique Lyon players celebrated with their trophy after winning the Women’s Champions League final soccer match between Barcelona and Olympique Lyonnais at Allianz Stadium in Turin, on Saturday.
Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP


MEXICO — Pollution: Pigeons perched on the railing of a roof garden as the sun rose in Mexico City, on a smoggy Saturday morning.
Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Chelsea Flower Show: Gold medal-winning British Paralympic swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate posed for photographers in a swim spa which formed part of the “Out Of The Shadows” show garden during the press day at the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) Chelsea Flower Show in London, on Monday. World-renowned and quintessentially British, the annual show is a celebration of horticultural excellence and innovation.
Photo: Matt Dunham/AP


AFGHANISTAN — Fully covered: TV anchor Khatereh Ahmadi wore a face covering as she read the news on TOLO NEWS, in Kabul, on Sunday. Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move on Sunday was part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists.
Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP


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UNITED KINGDOM — On the pitch: Manchester City fans invaded the pitch after their side won the English Premier League following a 3-2 victory over Aston Villa at The Etihad Stadium, Manchester, on Sunday.
Photo: Martin Rickett/PA via AP


TEXAS — Border crossing: A girl carried a child after crossing the Rio Grande river into the US in Eagle Pass, on Sunday. The US government expelled migrants more than 1.9 million times under Title 42, denying them a chance to seek asylum as permitted under US law and international treaty for the purposes of preventing the spread of COVID-19. President Biden wanted to end Title 42, but a federal judge in Louisiana issued a nationwide injunction that keeps it intact.
Photo: Dario Lopez-Mills/AP


IRAQ — Sandstorm: A man navigated his wheelchair on the street during a sand storm in Baghdad, on Monday.
Photo: Hadi Mizban/AP


TEXAS — Crash: Ryan Blaney (12) passed by Ross Chastain (1) lifting off the track after making contact with Kyle Busch, right, during the NASCAR All-Star auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, on Sunday.
Photo: Randy Holt/AP


AUSTRALIA — Election celebration: Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese, center back, celebrated with his partner Jodie Haydon, right, and Labor senate leader partner Penny Wong at a Labor Party event in Sydney, on Sunday, after Prime Minister Scott Morrison conceded defeat to Albanese in a federal election.
Photo: Rick Rycroft/AP

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