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Our world in photos: August 24

August 24, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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JAPAN — Releasing radioactive water… will it prompt nature’s revenge? People protested at a beach toward the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, damaged by a massive March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, in Namie town, northeastern Japan, Thursday.
Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


HUNGARY — Message to the left and to the right, delivered by index finger, says ‘I’m number one’: Karsten Warholm, of Norway celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men’s 400-meter hurdles final during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest.
Photo: David Josek/AP


RUSSIAN FEDERATION — Wreckage, yes, Prigozhin’s body, nyet: Russian servicemen inspect a part of a crashed private jet near the village of Kuzhenkino, Tver region, Thursday. Russian mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, the founder of the Wagner military group, was reportedly on the plane when it crashed on Wednesday. All 10 people on board were declared deceased by Russian state-affiliated media outlets.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


ST. PETERSBURG — Weeping for Wagner: A woman reacts at an informal memorial next to the former ‘PMC Wagner Centre’ in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023. Russian mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, the founder of the Wagner Group, reportedly died when a private jet he was said to be on crashed on Aug. 23, 2023, killing all 10 people on board.
Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


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WISCONSIN — ‘I like Trump, I don’t like YOU’: This was the primary theme of most of the Republican ‘debators’. Businessman Vivek Ramaswamy and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley speak during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by FOX News Channel Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023, in Milwaukee.
Photo: Morry Gash/AP

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