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Our world in photos: June 29

June 29, 2022 Michaela Keil
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DENMARK — Training: Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar and his teammates rode during a training session near Copenhagen, on Wednesday.
Photo: Thibault Camus/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Celebration: France’s Harmony Tan celebrated after beating Serena Williams of the U.S. in a first-round women’s singles match on day two of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, on Tuesday.
Photo: Alberto Pezzali/AP


URUGUAY — Fans: Fans cheered in the stands prior to a Copa Sudamericana soccer match between Uruguay’s Nacional and Argentina’s Union de Santa Fe at Gran Parque Central stadium in Montevideo, on Tuesday.
Photo: Matilde Campodonico/AP


NEW YORK — Final portrait: Randolph Black replaced an oak leaf picture with a portrait of Antonio Dorsey Pratt in the 9/11 Memorial & Museum on Wednesday, in New York. Pratt’s portrait was the last one hung in the museum.
Photo: Julia Nikhinson/AP


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INDIA — Floods: A man carried a boy on his back as he waded through flood waters in Pobitora, east Gauhati, on Tuesday. Erratic and early rains triggered unprecedented floods in the region.
Photo: Anupam Nath/AP


CANADA — Winners: Toronto Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr., left, and Bo Bichette celebrated after Guerrero drove in the winning run against the Boston Red Sox during the ninth inning of a baseball game, on Tuesday, in Toronto.
Photo: Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP


TURKEY — Light show: On Sunday, a woman took a video with a cellphone during a light show at the Serefiye Cistern in Istanbul.
Photo: Jon Gambrell/AP


DENMARK — Bicycles: On Tuesday, a woman walked by bicycle parking in Copenhagen as the country prepared to host the first three stages of the Tour de France Cycling Race beginning July 1.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


COLOMBIA — Prison fire: Inmates’ relatives pushed police shields outside a prison where there was a deadly fire in Tulua, on Tuesday. Authorities said at least 51 people were killed after the fire broke out during what appeared to be an attempted riot early Tuesday.
Photo: Andres Quintero/AP


NEW YORK — Election: New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, third from left, and Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado, second from right, were joined by their families on stage during their primary election night party, on Tuesday, in New York.
Photo: Mary Altaffer/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Response: Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra spoke about actions the Biden administration plans to take in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, on Tuesday.
Photo: Patrick Semansky/AP


TEXAS — Migrant deaths: Police and other first responders worked the scene where officials say dozens of people were found dead and multiple others were taken to hospitals with heat-related illnesses after a semitrailer containing suspected migrants was found, on Monday, in San Antonio.
Photo: Eric Gay/AP


NEW YORK — Sentenced: Sarah Ransome, left, and Elizabeth Stein, who both accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse, left the federal courthouse in New York on Tuesday following the sentencing of Epstein’s associate, Ghislaine Maxwell. Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for helping Epstein sexually abuse underage girls.
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP


JAPAN — Sunny day: People walked over a pedestrian crossing under an intense sun on Tuesday, in Tokyo. Japan’s government issued a warning for a possible power crunch in the Tokyo area on Monday, asking offices and residents to save energy as the capital region was hit by sweltering heat, with weather officials announcing the earliest end to the rainy season in decades.
Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


GREECE — Wildfire: Fire burned on a hill near Korydallos, west of Athens, early on Wednesday. Dozens of firefighters were battling a brush fire west of Athens. No injuries were reported.
Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP


BRAZIL — Pride: A demonstrator donned a flag emblazoned with the image of Brazil’s former president and current presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, during an International LGBT + Pride Day, in Rio de Janeiro, on Tuesday, marking the anniversary of the Stonewall uprisings, when patrons of a Greenwich Village gay bar fought back against a police raid and sparked a new era of gay activism.
Photo: Silvia Izquierdo/AP


INDIA — Protest: Policemen detained activists from right-wing Hindu parties protesting against the Tuesday killing of Kanhaiya Lal, a Hindu man in a suspected religious attack in western Udaipur city in New Delhi, on Wednesday. Police arrested two Muslim men accused of slitting a Hindu tailor’s throat and posting a video of it on social media, representing a dramatic escalation of communal violence in a country split by deep religious polarization.
Photo: Manish Swarup/AP

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