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Our world in photos: September 1

September 1, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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WEST BANK — Palestinian teacher slain in Israeli raid: Mourners pray near the body of Abdulrahim Ghannam, 36, during his funeral in the West Bank town of Aqaba, near Tubas, Friday, Sept. 1, 2023. The Israeli military on Friday raided a Palestinian town in the northern West Bank, besieging an apartment and sparking a gunfight with local militants that killed an apparently uninvolved Palestinian teacher, his family and Palestinian health officials said.
Photo: Nasser Nasser/AP


ST. PETERSBURG — Is that a yawn, or the opening words of the national anthem? First graders take part in a ceremony marking the start of classes at a school as part of the traditional opening of the school year known as “Day of Knowledge” in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Sept. 1, 2023. Many schools across the country reopen on Sept. 1.
Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


CONGO — Religious sect clashes with the official government: Arrested members of the Wazalendo sect are sat and lined up in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023. More than 40 people died and dozens were injured in clashes in the Congolese city of Goma between protesters from the Wazalendo religious sect and the armed forces, national authorities said.
Photo: Moses Sawasawa/AP


UKRAINE — Agony of loss: A Ukrainian serviceman reacts as he bids his last farewell to the fallen Ukrainian pilots and crew members of mi-8 military helicopters Volodymyr Rumar, Ivan Yaroviy, Yuriy Anisimov, Valentyn Vorobets, Victor Opanasiuk during a farewell ceremony in Poltava, Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 1, 2023.
Photo: Evgeniy Maloletka/AP


QUEENS, NY — ‘Should I come back later?’: Young autograph seeker pauses as he approaches John Isner, of the United States. Having announced his retirement from tennis, Isner’s last match was a loss to Michael Mmoh, of the United States, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023, in New York.
Photo: John Minchillo/AP


QUEENS, NY — The popular, powerful two-fisted backhand: Daria Kasatkina, of Russia, returns a shot to Sofia Kenin, of the United States, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023, in New York.
Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP


MONGOLIA — Children in ceremony wait for Pope, security watches: Children in traditional Mongolian costumes wait for Pope Francis outside the Apostolic Prefecture in Ulaanbaatar’s Kahn Uul district, Friday. Pope Francis is traveling to Mongolia to encourage one of the world’s smallest and newest Catholic communities, as well as political outreach to neighboring Russia and China.
Photo: Louise Delmotte/AP


UKRAINE — Knowledge Day! Back to learning: Schoolgirls sing Ukraine’s national anthem as they attend a ceremony of the first day in school in Bucha, Friday. Ukraine marks Sept. 1 as Knowledge Day, as a traditional launch of the academic year.
Photo: Efrem Lukatsky/AP


ITALY — Dogged promotion: Caleb Landry Jones poses for a portrait photograph to promote the film ‘Dogman’ during the 80th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, on Thursday.
Photo: Vianney Le Caer/Invision via AP


CHILE — A memory of political history: Painter Efren Cortes opens the door of his workshop after transporting his paintings, including one of the late President Salvador Allende, on a dolly from the Plaza de Armas, where he has been selling his paintings for over 30 years, in Santiago, Thursday. The painting of Allende, which is not for sale but for display, was commissioned for the commemorative book “Chicho,” Allende´s nickname, to mark the 50th anniversary of the military coup led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet that overthrew his government.
Photo: Esteban Felix/AP


FLORIDA — Nothing like a hurricane to create bipartisanship: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis talks on the phone with President Joe Biden as he stands outside storm-damaged restaurant Shrimp Boat during a visit to Horseshoe Beach, Fla., one day after the passage of Hurricane Idalia, Thursday.
Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/AP


ECUADOR — Inmates protected during fire: A juvenile looks out from behind a guarded area of the Virgilio Guerrero detention center after inmates were evacuated to a patio due to a fire at the center set by a group of detainees, in Quito, Thursday.
Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP


FLORIDA — Is he pumped or what? Central Florida wide receiver Xavier Townsend (3) celebrates after scoring a 9-yard touchdown after catching a pass in front of Kent State defensive back Jalani Williams (29) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, in Orlando.
Photo: Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP

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