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Our world in photos: October 4

October 4, 2022 Michaela Keil
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TURKEY — Cutting hair: A woman cut her hair during a protest against the death of Iranian Mahsa Amini, in Istanbul, on Sunday. Thousands of Iranians took to the streets over the last two weeks to protest the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who had been detained by Iran’s morality police in the capital of Tehran for allegedly not adhering to Iran’s strict Islamic dress code.
Photo: Emrah Gurel/AP


NEW MEXICO — Closing coal: Steven Cassels, generation craft supervisor, who will be laid off on Oct. 21, has worked at the San Juan Generating Station for 12 years near Farmington, on Wednesday. The lights are out at the coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico that has provided electricity to millions of people across the southwestern U.S. for nearly a half-century. Hundreds of good-paying jobs are evaporating along with tens of millions of dollars in annual tax revenue that’s used to fund local schools.
Photo: Chancey Bush/The Albuquerque Journal via AP


FLORIDA — Bridge is out: Responders from the de Moya Group survey damage to the bridge leading to Pine Island, to start building temporary access to the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Matlacha, on Sunday. The only bridge to the island is heavily damaged so it can only be reached by boat or air.
Photo: Gerald Herbert/AP


GERMANY — Returning the cattle: Bavarian mountain farmers pass the chapel of St. Bartholomae on lake Koenigssee while returning their cattle from summer pastures near Berchtesgaden, on Sunday.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


BANGLADESH — Blackout: Staff at an eatery worked by candlelight after a failure in Bangladesh’s national power grid plunged much of the country into a blackout in Dhaka, on Tuesday.
Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/AP


GERMANY — Nobel Prize: Swedish scientist Svante Paabo stood by a replica of a Neanderthal skeleton at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, on Monday. Swedish scientist Svante Paabo was awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries on human evolution.
Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa via AP


LEBANON — “Stop Killing Us”: An activist wears a message on her protective face mask “Stop Killing Us” during a protest against the death of Iranian Mahsa Amini in Iran, in Beirut, on Sunday. Iran’s parliamentary speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf warned Sunday that protests over the death of the young woman in police custody could destabilize the country and urged security forces to deal harshly with those he claimed to endanger public order, as countrywide unrest entered its third week.
Photo: Hassan Ammar/AP


GERMANY — Oktoberfest comes to an end: Waiters and waitresses celebrated the end of Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer festival, in the Royal Brewery beer tent, waving sparklers in Munich, on Monday evening.
Photo: Felix Hoerhager/dpa via AP


PAKISTAN — Vaccination campaign: A schoolgirl received a typhoid fever vaccine during a vaccination campaign in Peshawar, on Monday. According to the health department, all children between the age of 9 months and 15 years will be vaccinated in the first phase of the campaign.
Photo: Muhammad Sajjad/AP


ISRAEL — Kaparot: On Sunday, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish youth swung a chicken over a woman’s head as part of the Kaparot ritual in Jerusalem. Observant Jews believe the ritual transfers one’s sins from the past year into the chicken and is performed before the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish year which starts at sundown Tuesday.
Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


INDONESIA — Remembering: A woman takes a moment for the victims of Saturday’s soccer match stampede in front of gate 13 at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, on Tuesday. Indonesian police said Tuesday that the gates at the soccer stadium where police fired tear gas and set off a deadly crush was too small and could only accommodate two at a time when hundreds were trying to escape.
Photo: Achmad Ibrahim/AP


TEXAS — Going to the playoffs: Philadelphia Phillies’ Kyle Schwarber, center, celebrated with teammates after the Phillies won a baseball game against the Houston Astros to clinch a wild-card playoff spot, on Monday, in Houston.
Photo: David J. Phillip/AP

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