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Our world in photos: August 16

August 16, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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LITHUANIA — Heat updates from around the world: A girl cools off in a public fountain in Vilnius, Lithuania, Wednesday, Aug., 2023. The heat wave continues in Lithuania as temperatures rise to as high as 32 degrees Celsius (89.6 degrees Fahrenheit).
Photo: Mindaugas Kulbis/AP


AUSTRALIA — Airtime for all players, particularly the goalie: Australia’s Sam Kerr scores her side’s opening goal during the Women’s World Cup semifinal soccer match between Australia and England at Stadium Australia in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023.
Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP


AUSTRALIA — ‘OUCH’: Australia’s Steph Catley, right, and England’s Lucy Bronze challenge for the ball during the Women’s World Cup semifinal soccer match between Australia and England at Stadium Australia in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023.
Photo: Abbie Parr/AP


VENEZUELA — Pigskin pollution blues: A pig, coated with a thick greenish film that grows on the lake, sniffs the ground while foraging near the shore of Lake Maracaibo, in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023. The pollution around the lake, one of Latin America’s largest, is the result of decades of excessive oil exploitation on its bed, inadequate maintenance, and a lack of investment to improve an already obsolete infrastructure, according to environmentalists.
Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP


News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

CINCINNATI — Not a cartwheel, just a great catch: Cincinnati Reds shortstop Elly De La Cruz catches a pop fly hit by Cleveland Guardians’ Bo Naylor during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023.
Photo: Jeff Dean/AP


CALIFORNIA — Why is this man smiling? Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Tyrone Taylor took to the field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, in L.A. The Dodgers won six to two.
Photo: Ryan Sun/AP


FRANCE — Defying gravity: Marseille’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated after scoring his side’s opening goal during the Champions League soccer match between Marseille and Panathinaikos at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


PARAGUAY — Inauguration of Pena: Paraguay’s New President Santiago Pena, left, and First Lady Leticia Ocampos, center back, attend a military parade with the company of their nephew and nieces, during his inauguration in Asuncion, Tuesday.
Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — England vs. Australia: A young England fan waits ahead of the start to watch a screening of the Women’s World Cup 2023 semifinal soccer match between England and Australia at BOXPARK Wembley in London, Wednesday.
Photo: Frank Augstein/AP


CHINA — ‘That’s no robot, that’s Herbert’: A robot face capable of mimicking human like expressions is displayed near robotic arms at the annual World Robot Conference at the Beijing Etrong International Exhibition and Convention Center, Wednesday.
Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


BRAZIL — A happy, young refugee: Two-year-old Afghan refugee Farnia Hassani played on the beach in Praia Grande, São Paulo state, Tuesday. Thousands of Afghan refugees have fled their homes and come to Brazil. The Brazilian government is only one of a handful of countries who are issuing humanitarian visas and residence permits to refugees from Afghanistan.
Photo: Andre Penner/AP


UKRAINE — Smoldering humvee: Smoke is rising from a burning humvee vehicle on the frontline in the outskirts of Lyman, Tuesday.
Photo: Bram Janssen/AP


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