The cruel celebration of Ashura, the magic of the supermoon and the… “colorful” Pope Francis

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A picture is worth a thousand words and sometimes even those are not enough. Photographers who were at the right time in the right place and by pressing a button on their camera captured images that describe in the most vivid and “live” way what their eyes saw at that moment.

They are condensed in the following images what happened in the world last week.

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Here’s how his photographers captured it Associated Press the events that happened in the world in the last seven days.

Frankfurt, Germany: The magic of the super full moon

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August’s super full moon makes for a delightful and magical sight as it rises behind high-rise buildings on the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany, on Friday, August 12, 2022.

Caracas, Venezuela: Life Under a Bridge

Little Edinson Hernandez eats his food at his “home” with his beloved dog for company on Thursday, August 11, 2022. The child, along with four other members of his family “moved” under a bridge in Caracas, Venezuela before five months when they were left homeless. Until then they lived in Puerto La Cruz.

Lampedusa Island, Italy: The dream of a better tomorrow turned upside down along with the boat

Forty migrants from Africa were found “open” on the Italian island of Lampedusa, in the Mediterranean on August 11, 2022, with two children among them. Guided by the dream of a better tomorrow, they piled into a boat. But the dream quickly turned into a nightmare after their boat capsized and began to sink. The migrants were rescued by crew members of the NGO Open Arms and the Italian coast guard.

Lake Velence, Hungary: Anxious search for missing water

A goose searches for some water on the dried-up bed of Lake Velence, Hungary on Thursday, August 11, 2022. Drought is sweeping Europe and Hungary could not be spared. Lake Velence is the third largest natural lake in Hungary. According to the General Directorate of Water Management (OVF), the water level in the lake is at the lowest level ever recorded.

Donetsk, Ukraine: Even the tanks stay on the road

Ukrainian soldiers get out of their tank and wait patiently on the side of the road for help shortly after the heavy vehicle experienced mechanical problems on a country road near Kramatorsk in Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

Vatican, Italy: Pope Francis and colorful Mexicans

Pope Francis poses with Mexican pilgrims at the Vatican on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. The traditional clothing of the Mexicans contrasted starkly with the Pope’s all-white attire, creating a unique ‘click’ full of colour.

Valenceol, France: The drought smells like… lavender

A motorcycle rides through lavender fields in Valensole, France during one of the hottest days the country has experienced, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. On Monday, France was in the midst of its fourth heat wave of the year while its government country has warned of the worst drought on record.

New Delhi, India: The Cruel Celebration of Ashura

Shiite Muslims self-flagellate during Ashura celebrations in New Delhi, India on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. Ashura is the tenth day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, and essentially, Ashura marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussain , grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.

Matanzas, Cuba: Total devastation from the big fire in oil facilities

The fire that broke out late on the evening of Friday, August 5, at oil facilities in Matanzas, Cuba it continues to smolder while it has already caused great destruction. Ash and smoke still billowing from the facility were captured on camera on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. The fire was caused by the ignition of one of the facility’s eight tanks.

Source: News Beast

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