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Our world in photos: August 28

August 28, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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UKRAINE — Colorful contrast in gray setting: A man sells balloons next to piles of sandbags protecting the windows of an unnamed building in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023.
Photo: Bram Janssen/AP


HUNGARY — High jump winner: Yaroslava Mahuchikh, of Ukraine, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Women’s high jump final during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


HUNGARY — Harking back to early man hunting with spear: With intensity captured up close by photographer, competitor Oliver Helander, of Finland, makes an attempt in the Men’s javelin throw final during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


CAPE VERDE — Is that a trumpet?: A dog’s slumber is protected by the strict policy of quiet that apparently works under a no-horn sign in Palmeira, island of Sal, Cape Verde, Friday, Aug. 25, 2023.
Photo: Felipe Dana/AP


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ISRAEL — Big banner message borne by crowd for photo op: Israelis gather for the 34th consecutive week to protest against plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government to overhaul the judicial system, in Tel Aviv. The large banner depicts Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, with Hebrew text that reads: “Let the country burn.”
Photo: Tsafirir Abayov/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Britain loves its pits, for steeplechases, for foot races, and even their football: Footballers from Bourton Rovers fight for the ball during the annual traditional River Windrush football match, which has been taking place for over 100 years, in the Cotswolds village of Bourton-on-the-Water, England, Monday.
Photo: Frank Augstein/AP


HUNGARY — Punching through the finish line! Mary Moraa, of Kenya, wins the Women’s 800-meter final during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Sunday.
Photo: David J. Philip/AP


GERMANY — The party scene in Frankfurt cruising in blue light: A party boat churns through the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany, late Sunday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


RUSSIAN FEDERATION — Mourning continues: People stand next to an informal street memorial with lit candles for Wagner Group’s military group members killed in a plane crash on Wednesday, near the Kremlin in Moscow, Sunday. Prigozhin was aboard a plane that crashed north of Moscow killing all 10 people on board.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Little League ecstasy: El Segundo, Calif.’s Louis Lappe, center, celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo walk-off home run off Curacao’s Jay-Dlynn Wiel during the sixth inning of the Little League World Series Championship game in South Williamsport, Sunday.
Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP


THE NETHERLANDS — National Formula 1 victory: Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands celebrates after winning during the Formula One Dutch Grand Prix at the Zandvoort racetrack (in Zandvoort), The Netherlands, Sunday.
Photo: Peter Dejong/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Music and movement celebrated: Declan McKenna performs at the Reading Music Festival, England, Sunday.
Photo: Scott Garfitt/Invision via AP

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