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Our world in photos: June 9

June 9, 2022 Michaela Keil
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WASHINGTON, DC — Memorial: Former congresswoman and gun violence survivor Gabby Giffords, right, spoke with Rep. Lucy McBath, D-GA., at a Gun Violence Memorial installation on the National Mall on Tuesday. The flowers were meant to represent the number of Americans who die from gun violence each year.
Photo: Patrick Semansky/AP


CALIFORNIA — Collision: Los Angeles Angels second baseman Jack Mayfield (9) and right fielder Jo Adell (7) collided while reaching to catch a fly ball hit by Boston Red Sox’s Xander Bogaerts during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, on Wednesday. Adell caught the ball.
Photo: Ashley Landis/AP


GERMANY — Sunrise: A man ran along a small road as the sun rose on the outskirts of Frankfurt, on Wednesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


GERMANY — Wide-eyed: Falconer Laura, left, looked into the eyes of Hugo, a Eurasian eagle-owl, at a hunting fair in Dortmund, on Wednesday.
Photo: Martin Meissner/AP


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UKRAINE — Trenches: Ukrainian servicemen dug trenches near the frontline in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday.
Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP


VENEZUELA — Free lunch: Boys said a prayer before digging into their free lunch donated by the New Birth’s Christian church, in the Catia neighborhood of Caracas, on Wednesday. Once a week the church hands out over 100 free lunches to low-income children, pregnant women, and the elderly.
Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP


CALIFORNIA — Late night with Biden: President Joe Biden laughed with host Jimmy Kimmel during a commercial break during the taping of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, on Wednesday, in Los Angeles, prior to attending the Summit of the Americas.
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP


OKLAHOMA — Hit: Oklahoma’s Jana Johns (20) was hit by a Texas pitch during the first inning of the first game of the NCAA Women’s College World Series softball championship series on Wednesday, in Oklahoma City.
Photo: Sue Ogrocki/AP


MASSACHUSETTS — To the basket: Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) went up for a shot against the Golden State Warriors during Game 3 of basketball’s NBA Finals, on Wednesday, in Boston.
Photo: Kyle Terada/Pool Photo via AP


JAPAN — Dolls: Dedicated dolls are placed at a stand during an annual Shinto event called the Festival of Repayment of Kindness at Dairokuten Sakaki Jinja shrine on Thursday, in Tokyo. Traditionally, it is believed by some that dolls could give good health and happiness to children by absorbing sickness and ill fate. Pieces of doll-shaped paper, instead of actually dedicated dolls, are then burnt during the festival as they have done their roles to protect their young owners.
Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


TEXAS — Paying respects: Reggie Daniels paid his respects at a memorial at Robb Elementary School, on Thursday in Uvalde, created to honor the victims killed in the recent school shooting. Two teachers and 19 students were killed in the mass shooting.
Photo: Eric Gay/AP


SRI LANKA — Tear gas: A man ran from tear gas fired by police to disperse anti-government protesters near police headquarters in Colombo, on Thursday.
Photo: Eranga Jayawardena/AP


NEW YORK — Muddy track: A rider walked their horse along a muddy track during training before the 154th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, on Thursday, in Elmont.
Photo: John Minchillo/AP


RUSSIA — Warm-up: A participant of the XIV International Ballet Competition warmed up backstage at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, on Wednesday.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

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