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Our world in photos: June 14

June 14, 2022 Michaela Keil
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INDIA — Ritual: A married Hindu woman performed rituals around a banyan tree at the Vat Savitri festival in Ahmedabad, on Tuesday. Vat Savitri is celebrated on a full moon day where women pray for the longevity of their husbands.
Photo: Ajit Solanki/AP


GREECE — Looking out: A woman looked upon the Aegean Sea as the moon rose on Santorini island, on Monday.
Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP


SPAIN — Heatwave: A group of women played bingo while protecting themselves from the sun sitting under umbrellas, on the beach in Cadiz, on Monday. Spain’s weather service said a mass of hot air from North Africa triggered the country’s first major heat wave of the year with temperatures rising to 109ºF in certain areas.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


SWEDEN — Out for a row: Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, right, and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg talked on a traditional rowboat during their meeting at Harpsund, the country retreat of Swedish prime ministers, on Monday.
Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency via AP


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CALIFORNIA — Wildfire: A firefighter watched as a helicopter dropped water on the Sheep Fire burning in Wrightwood, on Sunday.
Photo: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP


CAMBODIA — Lady Liberty: Cambodian-American lawyer Theary Seng, foreground, dressed as Lady Liberty, talked to the media outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in Phnom Penh, on Tuesday. The Cambodian-American lawyer and dozens of members of a now-dissolved opposition party were convicted of treason on Tuesday in a trial that was the latest move to tame all opposition to the long-running rule of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Photo: Heng Sinith/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Heading out: Britain’s Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, left after the Order of the Garter service at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on Monday. The Order of the Garter is the oldest and most senior Order of Chivalry in Britain, established by King Edward III nearly 700 years ago. This year Prince Charles’ wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and former leader of the British House of Lords Baroness Amos were all installed in the Order.
Photo: Ben Stansall/Pool via AP


RUSSIA — Super moon: Sculptures of angels fixed at the St. Isaak’s Cathedral were silhouetted by the full moon in St. Petersburg, on Monday.
Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


AZERBAIJAN — Finish line: Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands crossed the finish line to win the Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix at the Baku circuit, in Baku, on Sunday.
Photo: Hamad Mohammed/Pool Via AP


PAKISTAN — Dodging the ball: Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq avoided a ball during the third one-day international cricket match between Pakistan and West Indies at the Multan Cricket Stadium, in Multan, on Sunday.
Photo: Anjum Naveed/AP


NEW YORK — Ups and downs: Traders worked on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, on Tuesday. Wall Street was wobbling between gains and losses on Tuesday in its first trading after tumbling into a bear market on worries about a fragile economy and rising rates.
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP


QATAR — Shoot-out win: Australian players celebrated after winning in a penalty shoot-out during the World Cup 2022 qualifying play-off soccer match between Australia and Peru in Al Rayyan, on Monday.
Photo: Hussein Sayed/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Premiere: Chris Evans, left, and Taika Waititi posed for photographers upon arrival for the premiere of the film “Lightyear” in London, on Monday.
Photo: Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP


CALIFORNIA — Up for the shot: Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins, middle, shot against Boston Celtics guard Derrick White, left, and center Al Horford during the first half of Game 5 of basketball’s NBA Finals in San Francisco, on Monday.
Photo: Jed Jacobsohn/Pool via AP


SOUTH CAROLINA — Campaign rally: Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, left, cheered alongside U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace during a campaign rally ahead of South Carolina’s GOP primary elections, on Sunday, in Summerville.
Photo: Meg Kinnard/AP

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