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Our world in photos: July 15

July 15, 2022 Michaela Keil
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UNITED KINGDOM — Tan lines: Partially suntanned rowers enjoyed the sunny weather on the River Thames near Hammersmith in London, on Friday.
Photo: Frank Augstein/AP


SRI LANKA — Press conference: Sri Lanka’s Parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana spoke during a press conference in Colombo, on Friday. Abeywardana said President Gotabaya Rajapaksa resigned and Parliament will convene to choose a new leader after massive protests took over government buildings to force him out of office.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


IRAQ — Prayers: Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chanted slogans during an open-air prayer in Sadr City, Baghdad, on Friday.
Photo: Hadi Mizban/AP


PAKISTAN — Peacock: A peacock stood in Lake View Park, in Islamabad, on Thursday.
Photo: Rahmat Gul/AP


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RUSSIA — Trial: WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner held up a photo of players from the recent all-star game wearing her number, sitting in a cage at a courtroom prior to a hearing in the Khimki district court, just outside Moscow, on Friday. Griner was arrested in February at the Russian capital’s Sheremetyevo Airport when customs officials said they found vape canisters with cannabis oil in her luggage. She has been jailed since then, facing up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
Photo: Dmitry Serebryakov/AP


UKRAINE — Damage: A damaged car in the aftermath of a missile strike in Konstantinovka, in Donetsk Oblast, on Friday.
Photo: Nariman El-Mofty/AP


OREGON — Training: Athletes trained while workers put up signage before the World Athletics Championships, on Thursday, in Eugene.
Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sprinklers: The Capitol was seen as water sprinklers soaked the National Mall on a hot summer morning on Friday.
Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Celebration: England’s Reece Topley celebrated taking his sixth wicket, that of India’s Prasidh Krishna, right, during the second one-day international cricket match between England and India at Lord’s cricket ground in London, on Thursday. England won the match by 100 runs.
Photo: Matt Dunham/AP

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