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Our world in photos: July 14

July 14, 2022 Michaela Keil
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ITALY — Drought: Boats lay on the dried riverbed at a tourist dock along the Po river in Torricella, northern Italy, on Thursday. Italy’s drought dried up rivers crucial for irrigation, threatening some €3 billion in agriculture, according to Italian farm lobby Coldiretti. Italy’s confederation of agricultural producers, Copagri, estimated the loss of 30%-40% of the seasonal harvest.
Photo: Antonio Calanni/AP


SPAIN — Picador performance: A picador performed in the bullring at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, on Wednesday. Revelers from around the world flocked to Pamplona for nine days of uninterrupted partying in Pamplona’s famed running of the bulls festival.
Photo: Alvaro Barrientos/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Cirque du Soleil: Artists performed “Helium Dance” during the Cirque du Soleil Corteo show in London, on Wednesday.
Photo: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP


PORTUGAL — Fire fighting: A firefighter washed his eyes with water in the village of Colmeias, near Leiria, on Wednesday. Thousands of firefighters in Portugal continued to battle fires all over the country as dozens of people were evacuated from their homes.
Photo: Armando Franca/AP


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FRANCE — Leader of the pack: The pack with Denmark’s Jonas Vingegaard, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, and Belgium’s Wout Van Aert, wearing the best sprinter’s green jersey, and his teammates set the pace for the pack as they climbed the Col du Galibier pass during the twelfth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 102.8 miles, starting in Briancon and finishing in Alpe d’Huez, on Thursday.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


NETHERLANDS — Guest book: Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel signed the guest book on Otto Frank’s desk, during her visit to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, on Wednesday.
Photo: Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool Photo via AP


IRAQ — Supermoon: The full moon, known as the Buck Moon, which was also a Supermoon, rose over Baghdad on Wednesday.
Photo: Hadi Mizban/AP


SPAIN — Heatwave: People cooled off in an urban beach at Madrid Rio park in Madrid, on Wednesday. Weather forecasters said Spain was expected to have its second heat wave in less than a month.
Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP


HUNGARY — Tax law: Demonstrators in Budapest protested against a tax overhaul, passed this week by the country’s parliament, on Wednesday. The protesters occupied major traffic arteries for the second day in a row in opposition to the changes.
Photo: Anna Szilagyi/AP


HAITI — Fuel shortage: A motorcycle taxi driver carried clients past a burning barricade set by taxi drivers to protest the country’s fuel shortage, in Port-au-Prince, on Wednesday.
Photo: Odelyn Joseph/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Goal: Netherlands’ Damaris Egurrola, right, scored her side’s first goal during the Women Euro 2022, group C, soccer match between Netherlands and Portugal, at Leigh Sports Village, in Wigan & Leigh, on Wednesday.
Photo: Jon Super/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Court appearance: Actor Kevin Spacey, center, arrived at the Old Bailey, in London, on Thursday. Spacey appeared on Thursday in a court in London after he was charged with sexual offenses against three men on four counts of sexual assault and one count of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.
Photo: Frank Augstein/AP


VIRGINIA — Flooding: Chairs and pews sank down in mud inside Baptist Bible Church on Thursday, in Whitewood, following a flash flood. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin declared a state of emergency to aid in the rescue and recovery efforts from Tuesday’s floodwaters.
Photo: Michael Clubb/AP

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