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Our world in photos: August 25

August 25, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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ST. PETERSBURG — A killer is killed… and mourned: A portrait of the owner of private military company Wagner Group Yevgeny Prigozhin is installed at an informal memorial at a cafe owned by a Prigozhin’s company in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Aug. 25, 2023. A preliminary U.S. intelligence assessment has found that the plane crash presumed to have killed Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was intentionally caused by an explosion.
Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


VATICAN — West African connection: Pope Francis meets a group of people from Burkina Faso, West Africa, during his weekly general audience in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023.
Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP


INDIANAPOLIS — ‘Careful! I’ve already scored!’: Chicago Bears wide receiver Daurice Fountain, left, makes a touchdown reception in front of Indianapolis Colts cornerback Darius Rush during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Indianapolis, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023.
Photo: Michael Conroy/AP


GREECE — Nature’s revenge? Aftermath of a mountain fire: Firetrucks are seen on a road surrounded by burned forest in Fyli suburb, northwest Athens, Friday.
Photo: Michael Varaklas/AP


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ILLINOIS — Alert photographer, reflected light: A commercial airliner crosses in front of a Waxing Gibbous moon after taking off from Midway International Airport heading east, Thursday.
Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP


GEORGIA — ‘He’s still got a plane’: Former President Donald Trump steps off his plane as he arrives at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, in Atlanta.
Photo: Alex Brandon/AP


GEORGIA — Just in case you’ve been on Mars and missed it: This booking photo provided by Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, shows former President Donald Trump on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, after he surrendered and was booked at the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta. Trump is accused by District Attorney Fani Willis of scheming to subvert the will of Georgia voters in a desperate bid to keep Joe Biden out of the White House.
Photo: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office via AP


UKRAINE — Celebrating derelict weapons of war: Young men lift their friend in front of a destroyed Russian 2s19 artillery vehicle set up on Khreshchatyk Street during Independence Day in central Kyiv, Thursday.
Photo: Eugene Maloletka/AP


ILLINOIS — Leap of faith and skill: Chicago White Sox center fielder Luis Robert Jr. robs Oakland Athletics’ Brent Rooker of a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday.
Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP


MICHIGAN — Nature’s revenge? Unexpected flooding stalls cars in their tracks: Drivers are stranded in floodwaters on Sheldon Road south of Ford road in Canton, Thursday. Officials say parts of southeast Michigan got over 5 inches of rain by Thursday morning resulting in street flooding in the Detroit area, including tunnels leading to Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Photo: David Guralnick/Detroit News via AP


HUNGARY — Bonds of championship competition: Shericka Jackson, of Jamaica, right, embraced Sha’Carri Richardson, of the United States, after finishing a Women’s 200-meter semifinal during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Thursday.
Photo: Petr David Josek/AP


HUNGARY — North American athletic bonding: Bronze medalist Deanna Price, of the United States, gold medalist Camryn Rogers, of Canada, and Silver medalist Janee’ Kassanavoid, of the United States, from left, celebrate after finishing the Women’s hammer throw final during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Thursday.
Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP

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