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Our world in photos: May 17

May 17, 2023 Daniel Cody
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ISRAEL – Handmaid’s Tale: Protesters supporting women’s rights, some dressed as characters from The Handmaid’s Tale TV series, attended a protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanhyahu’s government at the beach in Cesarea, Tuesday.
Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


ICELAND – Council of Europe: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed, via video link, the opening ceremony of the Council of Europe summit in Reykjavik, Tuesday.
Photo: Alastair Grant/AP


GERMANY – Meadow: Clouds floated by hanging above a field of rapeseed plant near Munich, Wednesday.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


WASHINGTON – Senate appropriations meeting: Secretary of State Antony Blinken listened as Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke during a Senate Appropriations hearing on the president’s proposed budget request for fiscal year 2024, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday.
Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


PORTLAND – Apartment Fire: Portland Fire & Rescue work at the scene of a major apartment fire in downtown Portland, Tuesday.
Photo: Sean Meagher/The Oregonian via AP


FRANCE – Cannes opening ceremony: Michael Douglas held aloft the honorary Palme d’Or at the opening ceremony of the 76th international film festival, Cannes, in southern France, Tuesday.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


UNITED KINGDOM – Racecourse practice: Runners and riders competed in the Tudor Fillies’ Handicap at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, England, Tuesday.
Photo: John Walton/PA via AP

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