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Our world in photos: June 23

June 23, 2022 Michaela Keil
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HUNGARY — Butterfly: Kinley Lhendup of Bhutan competed during his men’s 100m butterfly heat at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, on Thursday.
Photo: Petr David Josek/AP


CALIFORNIA — Swing: A woman played on a swing on the beach in Santa Monica, on Wednesday.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


RUSSIA — Scarlet sails: A brig with scarlet sails floated on the Neva River during a rehearsal for the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation in St. Petersburg, late on Wednesday.
Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


INDIA — International Yoga Day: People performed Yoga to mark the International Day of Yoga in front of the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai, on Tuesday. Yoga enthusiasts across the world on Tuesday took part in mass yoga events to mark Yoga Day.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


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UNTIED KINGDOM — Practice session: Serena Williams of the United States laughed during a practice session at the Eastbourne International tennis tournament in Eastbourne, on Tuesday.
Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP


GERMANY — Sunrise: A man rode his bike along a back road in Frankfurt as the sun rose on Wednesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


FLORIDA — In the goal: Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Corey Perry fell in front of Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) as Kuemper blocked a shot during the first period of Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday, in Tampa.
Photo: John Bazemore/AP


UKRAINE — Teddy bear: A teddy bear was seen on a building destroyed by attacks in Chernihiv, on Sunday.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


GERMANY — Handball Championships: Barcelona’s Dika Mem jumped to score during the Final Four Champions League handball final match between Lomza Vive Kielce and FC Barcelona in Cologne, on Sunday.
Photo: Martin Meissner/AP


NEW YORK — Westminster Dog Show: MM, a Lakeland terrier, competed in the terrier group at the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Wednesday, in Tarrytown. MM won the group.
Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP


SOUTH KOREA — Rocket: People watched the Nuri rocket, the first domestically produced space rocket, take off from the launch pad near the Naro Space Center in Goheung, on Tuesday. South Korea launched its first domestically built space rocket on Tuesday in the country’s second attempt, months after its earlier liftoff failed to place a payload into orbit.
Photo: Chun Jung-in/Yonhap via AP

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