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Our world in photos: July 8

July 8, 2022 Michaela Keil
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INDIA — Rainy day: A man pushed his cycle cart past a waterlogged road during heavy rainfall in Mumbai, on Tuesday.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


KENYA — Protest: Kenyans protested against inflation and the cost of living, especially higher prices of basic foodstuffs, in downtown Nairobi, on Thursday.
Photo: Brian Inganga/AP


SWITZERLAND — Land art: A giant biodegradable land art painting entitled “Vers l’equilibre” (Towards balance) by French-Swiss artist Saype was pictured near the summit of the Grand Chamossaire mountain, above the alpine resort of Villars-sur-Ollon, on Wednesday. Extending over an area of 2500 square meters, this fresco was created using biodegradable pigments made out of charcoal, chalk, water, and milk proteins.
Photo: Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP


BELARUS — Ivan Kupala Day: Belarusian women in national costumes threw wreaths into the water of the Berezina river on Ivan Kupala Day, or Midsummer Day, an ancient night-long celebration marking the Summer Solstice, the shortest night of the year, in Parichi village, some 125 miles south of Parichi, on Wednesday.
Photo: Viktor Drachev/AP


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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Presidential Medal of Freedom: President Joe Biden awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to Simone Biles at the White House on Thursday.
Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP


NEVADA — World Series of Poker: Players filled tables during the main event at the World Series of Poker, on Wednesday, in Las Vegas.
Photo: John Locher/AP


INDIA — Ferry: A man rowed his boat to ferry a woman across an island in the river Brahmaputra on the outskirts of Gauhati, on Friday. The Brahmaputra is one of Asia’s largest rivers, which passes through China’s Tibet region, India and Bangladesh before converging into the Bay of Bengal.
Photo: Anupam Nath/AP


SPAIN — Heels race: Participants took part in a Gay Pride high heels race in the Chueca district, a popular area for the gay community in Madrid, on Thursday, during Pride week.
Photo: Paul White/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Celebration: Britain’s Cameron Norrie celebrated after winning the fourth set as he played Belgium’s David Goffin in a men’s singles quarterfinal match on day nine of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, on Tuesday.
Photo: Alberto Pezzali/AP


ISRAEL — Sea turtles: Green and brown sea turtles made their way to the Mediterranean Sea after being released by the Sea Turtle Rescue Center, run by the Israel National Nature and Parks Authority, in Beit Yanai beach, on Friday. Over a dozen sea turtles were released back into the wild after months of rehabilitation at the rescue center after suffering physical trauma, likely caused by underwater explosives.
Photo: Oded Balilty/AP

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