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Our world in photos: September 28

September 28, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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INDIA — Final day of Indian Hindu Festival: An idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is taken for immersion on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. The festival is a celebration of the birth of Ganesha, the Hindu god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


CHINA — Symmetry, power, flexible endurance: Japan’s Mana Okamura competes in the Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Uneven Bars Final of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023.
Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


CHINA — Full contact, hands and feet in Wushu finals: China’s Feng He, in blue, fights Iran’s Mohsen Mohammadseifi in the Wushu men’s 70kg final at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023.
Photo: Aijaz Rahi/AP


CHINA — Celebrating with a lug and a hug: Iran’s Afshin Salimi Toupghara is carried by team coach Mohammad Ojaghi as they celebrate Toupghara’s win against Indonesia’s Samuel Marbun in the Wushu men’s 65kg final at 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, Thursday.
Photo: Aijaz Rahi/AP


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BANGKOK — Acquittal, perceived injustice, prolongs pain of victim’s wife: Phinnapha Phrueksaphan, wife of Porlajee Rakchongcharoen, cries after hearing verdict at The Central Criminal Court of Corruption and Misconduct in Bangkok, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. The court on Thursday acquitted four national park employees, including a senior official, of the kidnapping and murder of Porlajee, an indigenous rights activist who disappeared under suspicious circumstances in 2014.
Photo: Sakchai Lalit/AP


ITALY — Tennis champion on a different kind of grass: Tennis player Novak Djokovic reacts to his putt on the 18th green during an all-stars golf match between Team Colin Montgomerie and Team Corey Pavin at the Marco Simone Golf Club in Guidonia Montecelio, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023. The Ryder Cup starts Sept. 29, at the Marco Simone Golf Club.
Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP


GREECE — Nature’s revenge? Overwhelming mud residue: A man walks next to a damaged car after floods in the town of Agria near the city of Volos, Greece, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. A second powerful storm in less than a month hammered parts of central Greece Thursday, sweeping away roads, smashing bridges and flooding thousands of homes.
Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP


ENGLAND — Waves hurl high members of Royal Navy Lifeboat Institute: An RNLI Lifeboat crashes through waves during a multi-agency exercise to test emergency response, at Camber Sands, East Sussex, England, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. The multi-agency exercise, organised by South East Coast Ambulance Service, (SECAmb) also includes Sussex Police, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, Rother District Council, HM Coastguard and RNLI Lifeguards.
Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA via AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Death of a famous tree by historic wall: Police officers look at the tree at Sycamore Gap, next to Hadrian’s Wall, in Northumberland, England, Thursday, which was cut down on Wednesday night. One of the UK’s most photographed trees has been “deliberately felled” in an apparent act of vandalism, authorities have said. The tree came to provenance when it appeared in Kevin Costner’s 1991 film “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.”
Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA via AP


BRAZIL — Biggest rivers still flow, even during a drought: A boat travels through a section of the Amazon River affected by a severe drought in the state of Amazonas, near Manacapuru, Wednesday.
Photo: Edmar Barros/AP


CALIFORNIA — Dwarfed in many ways, even by the angle of this photograph: Republican presidential candidates prepare to debate during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by FOX Business Network and Univision, Wednesday, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley.
Photo: Mark J. Terrill/AP


MARYLAND — Remembering the man who wore the big five: The retired number of Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson is seen on the wall of the warehouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards prior to a baseball game between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals, Wednesday, in Baltimore. Robinson died on Tuesday at the age of 86.
Photo: Julio Cortez/AP


CALIFORNIA — Chilling out on Trump mania: Brandon Ortega, of Irvine, joins Trump supporters as they rally before the second Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Wednesday.
Photo: Sarah Reingewirtz/The Orange County Register via AP


BRAZIL — Cheering the team, a family affair: Fans of Brazil’s Fluminense cheer during a Copa Libertadores semifinal first leg soccer match against Brazil’s Internacional at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Wednesday.
Photo: Bruno Prado/AP


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