Our world in photos: July 19

July 19, 2022 Michaela Keil
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TURKEY — Dive: On Friday, a boy dove from the Galata bridge into the Bosphorus in Istanbul.
Photo: Francisco Seco/AP


GREECE — Plane crash: A flame was seen amid the debris of an Antonov cargo plane in Palaiochori village, northern Greece, on Sunday after it crashed near the city of Kavala. The An-12, a Soviet-built turboprop aircraft operated by the Ukrainian cargo carrier Meridian, crashed late on Saturday as Greek Civil Aviation authorities said the flight was heading from Serbia to Jordan.
Photo: Giannis Papanikos/AP


GUATEMALA — Funeral: Maria Sipac Coj embraced the coffin that contained the remains of her son Pascual Melvin Guachiac Sipac, during a funeral service, in Tzucubal, Nahuala, on Saturday. The 13-year-old was among a group of migrants who died of heat and dehydration in a trailer-truck abandoned by smugglers on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas, on June 27.
Photo: Oliver de Ros/AP


SPAIN — Wildfires: A firefighter cried near a wildfire in the Losacio area in northwestern Spain on Sunday. Firefighters battled wildfires raging out of control in Spain and France as Europe wilted under an unusually extreme heat wave that authorities in Madrid blamed for hundreds of deaths.
Photo: Emilio Fraile/Europa Press via AP


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UNITED KINGDOM — Extreme heat: People prepared to enter the sea in Penzance, Cornwall, on Monday. The British government issued its first-ever “red” warning for extreme heat. The alert covered large parts of England on Monday and Tuesday, when temperatures reached 104°F for the first time, posing a risk of serious illness and even death among healthy people, the U.K. Met Office, the country’s weather service, said on Friday.
Photo: Ben Birchall/PA via AP


OREGON — Triple jump: Kimberly Williams, of Jamaica, competed during the women’s triple jump final at the World Athletics Championships on Monday, in Eugene.
Photo: David J. Phillip/AP


INDIA — Roasting corn: A child looked at a phone as his mother roasted corn on the cob to sell by the roadside in Dharmsala, on Tuesday.
Photo: Ashwini Bhatia/AP

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