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Our world in photos: August 15

August 15, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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FLORIDA — Is it Dana Carvey? No, it’s Carlos De Oliveria: Carlos De Oliveira, property manager of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, as he leaves the Alto Lee Adams Sr. U.S. Courthouse following his arraignment hearing, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023, in Fort Pierce, Fla.
Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/AP

 

AFGHANISTAN — “We still rule, MOFOs…”: Taliban mark the second anniversary of their takeover of the country in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023.
Photo: Siddiqullah Alizai/AP

 

UKRAINE — Flea market war remnants: Soviet-era gas masks are for sale at a flea market in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, July 8, 2023. The Pochaina neighborhood in the Ukrainian capital comes alive every weekend as hundreds of people flock to its famous flea market, looking for finds. Antique-hunters, collectors and many others look over seemingly endless rows of trinkets and time-worn wares. It’s a dizzying array that includes Soviet-era relics such as decorative medals, ceramics with communist leaders’ portraits, Cold War-era gas masks and military uniform items.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP

 

NEW ZEALAND — Mouth full of cleats? Sweden’s Fridolina Rolfo attempts to kick the ball clear of Spain’s Teresa Abelleira, right, during the Women’s World Cup semifinal soccer match between Sweden and Spain at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023.
Photo: Andrew Cornaga/AP

 

NEW ZEALAND — “Not in my house”: Spain’s goalkeeper Cata Coll, left, punches the ball away to make a save during the Women’s World Cup semifinal soccer match between Sweden and Spain at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023.
Photo: Abbie Parr/AP

 

CALIFORNIA — Moving fish to save the species: California Fish and Wildlife biologist Matt Lucero releases some of the 37 Sacramento Perch juveniles in Lindo Lake County Park in the Lakeside suburb of San Diego, Friday, Aug. 11, 2023. Lucero brought the fish from Bridgeport reservoir, a picturesque body of water surrounded by snow-capped mountains that has become a bottleneck for the fish’s genes because the isolated population cannot migrate.
Photo: Julie Watson/AP

 

GERMANY — Because it’s there: People ascended to the summit at the cross on top of Germany’s highest mountain, ‘Zugspitze’ at 2962 meters near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Tuesday.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP

 

INDIA — Independence Day, national spirit everywhere: A woman carrying water walked at a slum where an Indian flag is displayed on Independence Day in Hyderabad, Tuesday. On Aug. 15, 1947, legislative sovereignty of India was transferred to the Indian Constituent Assembly, marking the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom, and the end of British colonial rule.
Photo: Mahesh Kumar A./AP

 

GEORGIA — Standing watch in Fulton County: A sheriff’s deputy looked on near the Fulton County Courthouse, Monday, in Atlanta. Court officials in Atlanta published a list of criminal charges against former President Donald Trump. As a Fulton County grand jury began hearing from witnesses Monday, there was no public indication that Trump had been indicted in a long-running investigation of the 2020 presidential election. The list was later deleted.
Photo: Alex Slitz/AP

 

BRAZIL — Sad collateral damage: Gilgres Santos, the father of five-year-old Eloah Passos, carried his daughter’s remains for a burial at Cacuia Cemetery just two days after she was killed by a stray bullet in Rio de Janeiro, Monday. Passos died on Saturday, Aug. 12, while at home in Dende Favela.
Photo: Bruna Prado/APPhoto: Bruna Prado/AP

 

HAITI — Not safe on the streets: A man gestures after tear gas was fired by police during a protest against insecurity in Port-au-Prince, Monday. Protests in Haiti against gang violence and insecurity have been occurring since the death of President Jovenel Moise on July 7, 2021.
Photo: Odelyn Joseph/AP

 

COLOMBIA — More wildfire damage from climate change: A firefighter walked through the smoke of a mountain fire in Soacha near Bogota, Monday. According to firefighters on the ground in Soacha, at least 60 hectares of mountain farmland have been destroyed so far in the blazes.
Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP

 

INDIA — Mumbai Independence Day: A city landmark, the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj terminus building, is lit in the colors of the Indian flag on the eve of Independence Day in Mumbai, Monday.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP

 


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