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Our world in photos: September 8

September 8, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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BRAZIL — Brazilian anguish in protest: Bruna da Silva holds up what she says is the blood-stained T-shirt her 14-year-old son Marcos Vinicius da Silva was wearing when he was killed during a police operation and shootout as she attends a march coined “The scream of the excluded” to call for a more democratic nation and to an end to economic inequality, on Independence Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023.
Photo: Silvia Izquierdo/AP


WALES — Where body meets the turf: South Korea’s Son Heung-min stops the ball during the International friendly soccer match between Wales and South Korea at the Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023.
Photo: Kin Cheung/AP


PARIS — ‘Don’t you dare touch that ball…’: France’s Adrien Rabiot (14) and Ireland’s Chiedozie Ogbene (20) battle for the ball during the Euro 2024 Group B qualifying soccer match between France and Ireland at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023.
Photo: Michel Euler/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — 41 Gun Royal Salute: The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire a 41 Gun Royal Salute supported by the Band of the Grenadier Guards, on the First anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, in Hyde Park, London, Friday.
Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP


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

GERMANY — The glow of green energy: Houses of a residential area are seen from above in Frankfurt, Thursday. The law mandates that all new homes must be powered at least 65% by green energy, and aims to increase the amount of renewable energy sources used to generate heat.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


ISRAEL — ‘Teach a man to fish’: A lone fisherman amidst ancient stone, casts his line into the Mediterranean Sea in Hadera, Friday.
Photo: Ariel Schalit/AP


HONG KONG — Nature’s revenge? A shopping mall is flooded following heavy rainstorms in Hong Kong, Friday. Rain pouring onto Hong Kong and southern China overnight flooded city streets and some subway stations, halting transportation and forcing schools to close Friday.
Photo: Louise Delmotte/AP


GREECE — Evacuees arrive safely: In this photo provided by the Greek Prime Minister’s Office, evacuees from flooded villages arrive by helicopter at a soccer stadium, in Karditsa, Thessaly region, Friday. Severe rainstorms eased but floodwaters were still rising in parts of central Greece.
Photo: Dimitris Papamitsos/Greek prime minister’s office via AP


QUEENS, NY — Victory preceded by agony: After losing the first set 6-0, and taking a long time to find her game, Aryna Sabalenka, of Belarus, finally prevailed with one of the most powerful forehands in women’s tennis. Here, she reacts after winning against Madison Keys, of the United States, during the women’s singles semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Friday, Sept. 8, 2023, in New York.
Photo: John Minchillo/AP


TURKEY — Rescuing an American: A European Cave Rescue Association (ECRA) member, goes down into the Morca cave near Anamur, Friday. Turkish and international cave rescue experts are working to save an American speleologist trapped at a depth of more than 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) in a cave in southern Turkey after he became ill.
Photo: Khalil Hamra/AP


WASHINGTON D.C. — Magic in the middle: Washington Commanders part-owner Magic Johnson, center, poses for a photo in the stands with children at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, Thursday.
Photo: Alex Brandon/AP

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