Our world in photos: August 15
AFGHANISTAN – Mounted fighter: A Taliban fighter manned his weapon during celebrations one year after the Taliban seized the Afghan capital, in Kabul, in front of the U.S. Embassy on Monday.
Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP
UNITED KINGDOM — Boating: People talked as they drove a boat in a canal in London, on Sunday. Photo: Manish Swarup/AP
ITALY — Freestyle: Romania’s David Popovici competed during the men’s 100m freestyle final at the European swimming championships, in Rome, on Saturday. Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP
NEW YORK – Ms. Waters: Naomi Waters stood near her apartment in Tremont, in the Bronx. She said Rikers guards questioned her gender identity when she was incarcerated. Photo: Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITY
WYOMING — Campaign: A campaign sign supporting Rep. Liz Cheney hung on an RV trailer in Crowheart, on Sunday. Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP
TENNESSEE – Zlatoris’ shout: Will Zalatoris celebrated after making a putt on the 18th green during the final round of the St. Jude Championship golf tournament on Sunday, in Memphis. Photo: Mark Humphrey/AP
UKRAINE — Rockets: Russian rockets launched against Ukraine from Russia’s Belgorod region are seen at dawn in Kharkiv, on Monday. Photo: Vadim Belikov/AP
TEXAS — Dancing: Texas Rangers outfielders Adolis Garcia, right, Leody Taveras, center, and Adolis Garcia danced together after the final out of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Arlington, on Sunday. The Rangers won 5-3. Photo: LM Otero/AP
SPAIN – Dolmen de Guadalperal: Amalie Garcia, 54, stood next to The Dolmen of Guadalperal, a megalithic monument that emerged due to drought at the Valdecanas reservoir in El Gordo, on Saturday. Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP
NEW YORK – Polio virus detected: A worker walks alongside the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant’s array of digester eggs on Friday, in Greenpoint. Health officials said the virus that causes polio has been detected in New York City’s wastewater weeks after a case of polio was identified north of the city. Photo: John Minchillo/AP
NEW YORK – CitiField changes: A statue of the late Mets player Tom Seaver revealed outside CitiField before a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Arizona Diamondbacks, on Friday, April 15, 2022. CitiField is currently lobbying city officials to allow the construction of a casino near the stadium.
SOUTH CAROLINA – Graham at dinner: Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-SC), addressed a South Carolina GOP dinner on July 29, 2022, in Columbia. Graham brought on former President Donald Trump’s former White House counsel Don McGahn, who was in federal court in Atlanta last week as part of a legal team fighting a subpoena for Graham. Photo: Meg Kinnaird/AP
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