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Our world in photos: September 22

September 22, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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FRANCE — Beanie comes off for the Prime Minister: Pope Francis is welcomed by French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne, left, as he arrives at Marseille International Airport in Marseille, southern France for a two-day visit, Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, where he will join Catholic bishops from the Mediterranean region on discussions that will largely focus on migration.
Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP


BOLIVIA — A celebration of spring and, well, wisdom: Nelly Meave poses for a photo after being crowned Elderly Spring Queen by the Association of Older Adult in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023. Members of the association, who meet weekly for events, said that Meave, who is known as Nelly the First, was elected this year for her solidarity and friendliness.
Photo: Juan Karita/AP


BROOKLYN — Somewhere in Brooklyn, breakdancing for gold: Logan Edra, left, also known as B-Girl Logistx, battles Sunny Choi, B-Girl Sunny, during the final round in the Breaking for Gold Big Apple breakdancing regional competition Saturday, April 22, 2023, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The hip-hop dance form will make its official debut at the Paris Games in 2024.
Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP


SPAIN — This is where it all happens, the crucial putt: Solheim Cup team Europe golfer Celine Bouttier adjusts a putt during the foursomes play at the Solheim Cup in Finca Cortesin, near Casares, southern Spain, on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023.
Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP


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KABUL — Afghanistan in a new light: Children, working in a brick factory with their parents, pause for a portrait on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 30, 2023.
Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP


KABUL — Banned by the Taliban: Actor Nabi Attai, 74, poses for a portrait in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Nabi has appeared in more than 76 films and 12 series. When the Taliban banned movies, Attai had nothing to fall back on. In his 70s, the actor appeared in a dozen television series and 76 films, including the Golden Globe-winning 2003 movie “Osama.” Now he is destitute.
Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP


CHICAGO — Difficult spot for a fast-moving baseball: Chicago Cubs left fielder Ian Happ is unable to catch an RBI single by Pittsburgh Pirates’ Miguel Andujar during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, in Chicago.
Photo: Charles Rex ArbogastAP


CALIFORNIA — One hand free for a stiffarm defense: San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey, right, runs against New York Giants cornerback Adoree’ Jackson during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023.
Photo: Godofredo A. Vásquez/AP


ISRAEL — Critical, fateful role for a chicken: Ultra-Orthodox Jews buy chickens for the Kaparot ritual in Bnei Brak, Israel, Thursday, Sept. 21, 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: Oded Balilty/AP


ISRAEL — Waterside Tashlich: Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men of the Kiryat Sanz Hasidic sect pray on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean Sea as they participate in a Tashlich ceremony, in Netanya, Thursday. Tashlich, which means “to cast away” in Hebrew, is the practice in which Jews go to a large flowing body of water and symbolically “throw away” their sins by throwing a piece of bread, or similar food, into the water before the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.
Photo: Ariel Schalit/AP


IRAN — Prelude to conflict? An anti-U.S. banner is carried on a truck in an annual military parade marking the anniversary of the beginning of the Iran-Iraq war by former Iraqi Dictator Saddam Hussein, in front of the shrine of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Friday.
Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP


CHINA — The Golden Bull of Hangzhou’s West Lake: Visitors cross a stone bridge next to a gold color sculpture of a bull at the popular West Lake scenic area ahead of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, Friday.
Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


TEXAS — Is this what brings them to America? Migrants who crossed into the U.S. from Mexico watch a golfer from a makeshift processing area located near a golf course along the Rio Grande, Thursday, in Eagle Pass.
Photo: Eric Gay/AP


WASHINGTON D.C. — Zelenskyy, Schumer… and McConnell: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, second from left, walks with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, at Capitol Hill on Thursday.
Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP


ITALY — High fashion with the ever-present backstory… are those real gems? A model wears a creation as part of the Moschino women’s Spring Summer 2024 collection presented in Milan, Thursday.
Photo: Antonio Calanni/AP


FRANCE — Creative costuming for rugby boosters: French rugby supporters arrive in fancy dress for the Rugby World Cup Pool, a match between France and Namibia at the Stade de Marseille in Marseille, Thursday.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP

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