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Our world in photos: August 14

August 14, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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TURKEY — Turkey meteor shower: People visit the Phrygian Valley in Afyonkarahisar, 250 km south-west of Ankara, to watch the Perseid meteor shower, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023.
Photo: Emrah Gurel/AP


HAWAII — Island devastation: Destroyed homes and cars are shown, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023, in Lahaina, Hawaii. Hawaii officials urge tourists to avoid traveling to Maui as many hotels prepare to house evacuees and first responders on the island where a wildfire demolished a historic town and killed dozens.
Photo: Rick Bowmer/AP


RUSSIA — Message in a rocket: Ukrainian soldiers load flyers urging the Russian soldiers to surrender, into a Grad multiple launch rocket system to fire toward the Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023.
Photo: Libkos/AP


NEW JERSEY — ‘A bird, a plane, a FRISBEE?? No, it’s a MAGA cap: Former President Donald Trump throws autographed caps to the crowd during the final round of the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament in Bedminster, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023.
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP


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LONDON — Britain Soccer Premier League: Chelsea’s Conor Gallagher is tackled by Liverpool’s Andrew Robertson, left, during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023.
Photo: Ian Walton/AP


ARGENTINA — Democracy in action: A voter holds his ballot after choosing his preferences during primary elections in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


INDIA — Monsoon rains: The base of the Shimla-Kalka heritage railway track that got washed away following heavy rainfall on the outskirts of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh state, Monday.
Photo: Pradeep Kumar/AP


ARGENTINA — Milei election: Javier Milei, the presidential candidate of the Liberty Advances coalition, smiled at his campaign headquarters after polling stations closed during primary elections in Buenos Aires, Sunday.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


NIGER — Commerce goes on: A street merchant waited for customers in Niamey, Monday. Niger’s mutinous soldiers say they will prosecute deposed President Mohamed Bazoum for “high treason” and undermining state security.
Photo: Sam Mednick/AP


PAKISTAN — Independence Day: People gathered to watch fireworks during the Pakistan Independence Day celebrations in Karachi, Monday.
Photo: Fareed Khan/AP


ITALY — Active and violent: Lava flowed from the Mt. Etna volcano as seen from the Southeast Crater, in Nicolosi, Sicily, Monday.
Photo: Salvatore Allegra/AP


GUATEMALA — Torres supporter: A woman covered herself from the rain with campaign banners of Sandra Torres, presidential candidate of the UNE party, after a rally in Chimaltenango, Sunday. Torres will face Bernardo Arévalo of the Seed Movement party in an Aug. 20 runoff election.
Photo: Moises Castillo/AP


UKRAINE — Late night scooter ride: A woman rides an electric scooter in a park in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023.
Photo: Bram Janssen/AP


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