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Our world in photos: September 21

September 20, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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INDIA — Total immersion at Indian festival: A man prepares to immerse in an artificial pond, an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha on the second day of a ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023.
Photo: Rajanish Kakade/AP


BOSNIA — Seen from above, a salute to Van Gogh: This photo taken by a drone shows an aerial view of a nature park shaped after Vincent van Gogh’s painting “The Starry Night” near Visoko, Bosnia, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023. Fields of lavender, shrubs and lakes intertwined by a network of paths all recreate the famous painting in nature.
Photo: Armin Durgut/AP


CAPITOL HILL — Garland preps for a grilling: Attorney General Merrick Garland is sworn in at the start of a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP


JERUSALEM — Last moments of a chicken, pre-sacrifice: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man holds a chicken during the Kaparot ritual in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023. Observant Jews believe the ritual transfers one’s sins from the past year into the chicken and is performed before the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish year which starts at sundown Sunday.
Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg/AP


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MILAN — Lots of cutting-edge ideas start in Milan: Like the concept of Starbucks, which originated from espresso bars, fashion follows. A model wears a creation as part of the Antonio Marras women’s Spring Summer 2024 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023.
Photo: Antonio Calanni/AP


KASHMIR — Homage at a religious festival: Kashmiri Muslims offer special prayers locally known as “Khawaja-e-Digar” outside the shrine of Naqashband Sahib during an annual festival in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday.
Photo: Mukhtar Khan/AP


COLOMBIA — Police search an abandoned neighborhood: Police walk on a bridge above a mangrove-cloaked river as they patrol a neighborhood abandoned by residents due to the presence of criminal gangs in Buenaventura, Thursday. The river is one of the key channels used by gangs to move drugs and weapons through this long-neglected swath of Colombia’s Pacific coast.
Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP


ITALY — The English wait for the game canal-side: Newcastle fans crowd the Naviglio Grande canal prior to the start of the Champions League group F soccer match between AC Milan and Newcastle at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Tuesday.
Photo: Luca Bruno/AP


ROMANIA — Carny checks the ride: A man checks a ride arm at a fair in Hagioaica, Romania, Saturday. For many families in poorer areas of the country, Romania’s autumn fairs, like the Titu Fair, are one of the very few still affordable entertainment events of the year.
Photo: Andreea Alexandru/AP


NEW YORK — Time to hear from Iran: Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi arrives to address the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday.
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP


NEW YORK — ‘Here we hold the problems of the world in our hands’: President Joe Biden addresses the 78th United Nations General Assembly in New York, Tuesday.
Photo: Susan Walsh/AP


CHILE — Musicians’ homage: Guitars painted in homage of Chilean musician Victor Jara are displayed during a performance in front of General Cemetery in Santiago, Tuesday.
Photo: Esteban Felix/AP


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