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Our world in photos: July 26

July 26, 2022 Michaela Keil
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INDIA — Makeup: An Indian artist got made-up before a performance during a procession of “Bonalu” festival in Hyderabad, on Monday. Bonalu is a month-long Hindu folk festival of the Telangana region dedicated to Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction.
Photo: Mahesh Kumar A./AP


CUBA — Anniversary: An image of Fidel Castro was displayed during the 69th anniversary celebration of the Moncada Barracks assault in Cienfuegos, on Tuesday. Cuba marked the anniversary of the 1953 rebel attack led by Fidel and Raul Castro on the Moncada military barracks, considered the start of Fidel Castro’s revolution that culminated with dictator Fulgencio Batista’s ouster.
Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


THAILAND — Myanmar protests: Myanmar nationals living in Thailand held pictures of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi as they protested outside Myanmar’s embassy in Bangkok, on Tuesday. International outrage over Myanmar’s execution of four political prisoners intensified with grassroots protests and strong condemnation from world governments.
Photo: Sakchai Lalit/AP


OREGON — Decathlon: Kevin Mayer, of France, competed during a heat in the decathlon 100-meter run at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, in Eugene.
Photo: David J. Phillip/AP


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TAIWAN — Air missile: A Cheng Kung class frigate fired an anti air missile as part of a navy demonstration in Taiwan’s annual Han Kuang exercises off the island’s eastern coast near the city of Yilan, on Tuesday.
Photo: Huizhong Wu/AP


FRANCE — Patrouille de France: Alpha jets of the Patrouille de France flew over the Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysees in Paris as Tour de France riders passed during the twenty-first stage of the Tour de France, on Sunday.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


CALIFORNIA — Scorched: The Oak Fire burned behind a scorched pickup truck in the Jerseydale community of Mariposa County, early on Sunday.
Photo: Noah Berger/AP


OHIO — Hit: Cincinnati Reds’ Tommy Pham watched an RBI sacrifice fly during the third inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Cincinnati, on Sunday.
Photo: Aaron Doster/AP


PHILIPPINES — State of the Nation: New Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. delivered his first State of the Nation address Monday with momentum from his landslide election victory, but he’s hamstrung by history as an ousted dictator’s son and daunting economic headwinds, in Quezon City, on Monday.
Photo: Aaron Favila/Pool via AP


RUSSIA — Hearing: WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner speaks to her lawyers standing in a cage at a court room prior to a hearing, in Khimki just outside Moscow, on Tuesday. American basketball star Brittney Griner returns Tuesday to a Russian courtroom for her drawn-out trial on drug charges that could bring her 10 years in prison if convicted.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via AP


TUNISIA — Referendum: Tunisians celebrated the exit polls indicating a vote in favor of the new Constitution, in Tunis, late on Monday. Hundreds of supporters of Tunisian President Kais Saied took to the streets to celebrate after the end of voting on a controversial new constitution that critics say could reverse hard-won democratic gains and entrench a presidential power grab.
Photo: Riadh Dridi/AP


CALIFORNIA — In flames: Flames engulfed a chair inside a burning home as the Oak Fire burned in Mariposa County, on Saturday.
Photo: Noah Berger/AP

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