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Our world in photos: June 15

June 15, 2022 Michaela Keil
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ECUADOR — Protests: A protester stood between a burning barricade of tires blocking a highway on the second day of nationwide demonstrations against the government of Guillermo Lasso, called mainly by Indigenous organizations, in Cotopaxi, on Tuesday. The protesters were asking for an increase in the health and education budgets, among other demands.
Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP

 

UNITED KINGDOM — Royal Ascot: Racegoer Edite Ligere arrived for day one of the Royal Ascot horse racing meetings, at Ascot Racecourse, in Ascot, on Tuesday.
Photo: Alastair Grant/AP

 

ISRAEL — Wedding: Palestinian bride Rabiha al-Rajby and groom Mohyeldin Nasrallah started their wedding ceremony from the ruins of al-Rajby’s home in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, on Saturday. Israeli authorities demolished the building, displacing its 35 residents last month, saying it was built without a municipal permit as part of the wider struggle between the city and Palestinian residents.
Photo: Mahmoud Illean/AP

 

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AUSTRALIA — Camelback ride: A guide lead tourists on camels through the surf at Birubi Point in Anna Bay, on Sunday.
Photo: Mark Baker/AP

 

UKRAINE — Foundry: Workers poured molten steel into a mold at a foundry at the mechanical casting plant in Berdyansk in the Zaporizhzhia region, on Tuesday. The Zaporizhzhia region had been under the control of the Russian forces since the early days of the Russian military action in Ukraine. This photo was taken during a trip organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense.
Photo: AP

 

MISSOURI — Lightning: Lightning flashed above the Liberty Memorial tower as a thunderstorm passed in the distance on Saturday, in Kansas City.
Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP

 

INDIA — Waterlogged: A rickshaw driver ferried a passenger past a waterlogged street after continuous rainfall in Gauhati, on Wednesday.
Photo: Anupam Nath/AP

 

PENNSYLVANIA — Air Force One: President Joe Biden walked from Air Force One on Tuesday at Philadelphia International Airport. Biden was in Philadelphia to speak at the AFL-CIO convention and was expected to talk about how he is trying to make the economy work for working-class Americans.
Photo: Susan Walsh/AP

 

ITALY — New priests: A newly ordained priest was thrown in the air in celebration in front of Milan’s gothic cathedral, on Saturday.
Photo: Ermes Beltrami/LaPresse via AP

 

VENEZUELA — Wheelie: A motorcyclist carried three young women as he performed a wheelie on his motorbike during an exhibition in the Chapellin neighborhood of Caracas, on Sunday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP

 

CALIFORNIA — Dunk: Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) dunked against the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 5 of basketball’s NBA Finals in San Francisco, on Monday.
Photo: Jed Jacobsohn/AP

 

UNITED KINGDOM — Celebration: England’s Jonny Bairstow celebrated scoring a century on the fifth day of the second cricket test match between England and New Zealand at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, on Tuesday.
Photo: Rui Vieira/AP

 

INDIANA — Heatwave: Damian Stewart, 8, played in the splash pad at Howard Park, on Tuesday, in downtown South Bend.
Photo: Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP

 

MASSACHUSETTS — Practice round: Joel Dahmen hit on the 10th hole during a practice round ahead of the U.S. Open golf tournament, on Tuesday, at The Country Club in Brookline.
Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP

 

UKRAINE — Guarding: Russian soldiers guarded an area next to a field of wheat as foreign journalists worked in the Zaporizhzhia region in an area under Russian military control, on Tuesday. The Zaporizhzhia region had been under the control of the Russian forces since the early days of the Russian military action in Ukraine. This photo was taken during a trip organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense.
Photo: AP

 

PENNSYLVANIA — Home run: Philadelphia Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins celebrated a home run off Miami Marlins’ Steven Okert during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, in Philadelphia. The Marlins won 11-9.
Photo: Matt Rourke/AP

 

NEW YORK — Trading: Traders worked on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, on Wednesday. U.S. stocks rallied on Wednesday, tracked for their first gain in six days. More turbulence may be ahead as the Federal Reserve prepares to announce how sharply it’s raising interest rates.
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP

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