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Our world in photos: October 12

October 12, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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GAZA — Even before they can choose a side: Palestinian children wounded in Israeli strikes are brought to Shifa Hospital in Gaza City on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023.
Photo: Ali Mahmoud/AP
KYRGYZSTAN — Building more East European coalitions: Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, walks to attend a welcome ceremony with Kyrgyzstan’s President Sadyr Japarov prior to their talks in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023.
Photo: Pavel Bednyakov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
ROME — Uniforms for a different kind of battle — fighting fires: Firefighters line up during a swearing-in ceremony in Rome, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023.
Photo: Roberto Monaldo/LaPresse via AP
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Anniversary of a more peaceful time: In this Friday, June 26, 2015 file photo, people gather in Lafayette Park to see the White House illuminated with rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington. President Barack Obama, who was inside, said a few days later, “To see people gathered in the evening outside on a beautiful summer night, and to feel whole and to feel accepted, and to feel that they had a right to love — that was pretty cool.”
Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP File
PHILADELPHIA — So much in the world to protest against, at least half of these people have gathered to protest the defeat of their team: The division series continues in Philadelphia. The Phillies’ Bryce Harper hits a three-run home run during the third inning of Game 3 of a baseball NL Division Series against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023.
Photo: Matt Rourke/AP
ECUADOR — ‘This is my guy and I’m sticking with him’: A supporter of Presidential candidate Daniel Noboa, of the National Democratic Action Alliance political party, carries a cardboard cutout of Noboa, as he bikes to attend a political rally in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023.
Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP
MADRID — Spanish ‘pomp and circumstance’ celebrates Columbus and their military: Spain’s Princess Leonor, left, and King Felipe VI attend the military parade on the national holiday known as “Dia de la Hispanidad” or Hispanic Day in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023. Spain commemorates Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the New World and also Spain’s Armed Forces Day.
Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP
TEL AVIV — Old, solid alliance remains strong: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands after their statements to the media inside The Kirya, which houses the Israeli Ministry of Defense, after their meeting in Tel Aviv, Thursday Oct. 12, 2023. President Joe Biden is dispatching his top diplomat to Israel on an urgent mission to show U.S. support after the unprecedented attack by Hamas militants.
Photo: Jacquelyn Martin, Pool via AP
LEBANON — Homage to a cruel version of god: A group of hooded militants, wearing fake explosives on their waist and black headbands reading “Death for the sake of God,” march together during a demonstration in the southern port city of Tyre, Lebanon.
Photo: Mohamed Zatari/AP File
NEW YORK — Schools go high-tech: President Jon Goldberg, left, and CEO Josh Apter, demonstrate their Padcaster Studio for remote and virtual learning, at EDTECHWEEK 2023, earlier this month in New York. As soon as the federal pandemic relief started arriving at America’s schools, tech companies by the dozens wanted a chance to prove that their software or equipment was exactly what schools needed.
Photo: Richard Drew/AP
BELGIUM — Bros in the ‘open finger hug’ club: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, left, is greeted by Belgium’s Prime Minister Alexander De Croo after addressing a media conference at the prime minister’s office in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023.
Photo: Yves Herman, Pool via AP
TORONTO — Exaltation on the ice: Montreal Canadiens’ Alex Newhook (15) celebrates his goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period of an NHL game Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023, in Toronto.
Photo: Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — Interior border issues in the Caribbean: Dominican Republic soldiers walk in front of the market in Dajabon, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023. The Dominican Republic partially reopened its border with Haiti on Wednesday to limited commercial activity nearly a month after shuttering the frontier in a continuing spat over the construction of a canal.
Photo: Ricardo Hernandez/AP
WEST PALM BEACH — Meet candidate Trump’s vice president: Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., talks to people after Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023, at Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/AP
LOS ANGELES — ‘Taylor with the blue dress, blue dress on’: Taylor Swift, left, and director Sam Wrench arrive at the world premiere of the concert film “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023, at AMC The Grove 14 in Los Angeles.
Photo: Chris Pizzello/AP
LOS ANGELES — Big motor gets a rest: One of two rocket motors are temporarily placed next to an F-18 fighter jet on the grounds of the California Science Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday Oct. 11, 2023. The two giant rocket motors required to display with the retired NASA space shuttle Endeavour as if it’s about to blast off have arrived at the Los Angeles museum, completing their long journey from the Mojave Desert.
Photo: Richard Vogel/AP

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