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Our world in photos: September 11

September 11, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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CHILE — Arresting street fight with water: Protesters are hit by a police water cannon during clashes at a march marking the 50th anniversary of a military coup led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet, in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023.
Photo: Luis Hidalgo/AP


SEATTLE — Masks were on standby even in 1918: As new outbreaks of COVID variants plague the U.S. again, this 1918 shows a conductor checking to see if potential passengers are wearing masks in Seattle, Wash. During the influenza epidemic, masks were required for all passengers.
Photo: Library of Congress via AP, File


QUEENS, NY — Old friends, frequent opponents: Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, climbs over the net to check on Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, who laid on the court after a rally during the men’s singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023, in New York.
Photo: Charles Krupa/AP


QUEENS, NY — Prelude to defeat: Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, reacts during a medical time-out between sets against Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, who prevailed to win his 24th major tournament, a milestone, at the men’s singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023, in New York.
Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP


QUEENS, NY — Djokovic displays his pride: Not only the championship trophy but the well-planned outerwear proclaiming his 24th major victory, something his entire team adorned for the ceremony. Djokovic, of Serbia, defeated Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, in the men’s singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Sunday.
Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP


THE PHILIPPINES — International hard court champs: Germany poses with their gold medals after winning the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, founded in 1950, against Serbia in Manila, Sunday.
Photo: Aaron Favila/AP


VIETNAM — Ongoing diplomatic outreach: U.S. President Joe Biden raises a toast as he participates in a State Luncheon with Vietnam President Vo Van Thuong in Hanoi, Monday.
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP


WASHINGTON D.C. — A day to remember: First responders salute as an American flag is unfurled at the Pentagon at sunrise to commemorate the 2001 terrorist attack on the Pentagon, during an observance ceremony, Monday morning, Sept. 11.
Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP


PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA — Kim and kin? No one is confirming: But a green train with yellow trimmings, resembling one used by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on his previous travels, is seen steaming by a slogan which reads “Towards a new victory” on the North Korea border with Russia and China seen from China’s Yiyanwang Three Kingdoms viewing platform in Fangchuan in northeastern China’s Jilin province on Monday.
Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


TURKEY — Hail to the rescuers: Members of the CNSAS, Italian alpine and speleological rescuers, carry a stretcher with American researcher Mark Dickey during a rescue operation in the Morca cave, near Anamur, southern Turkey, Monday.
Photo: CNSAS via AP


SRI LANKA — Cricket player goes airborne: India’s Virat Kohli celebrates the Asia Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan in Colombo, on Monday.
Photo: Eranga Jayawardena/AP

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