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Week in pictures: 9 - 15 July 2022


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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world (and beyond) this week.

 

Sheep graze as a wildfire rages, Guadapero, Spain, 15 July 2022.Image source, SUSANA VERA / Reuters
Sheep graze as a wildfire rages nearby in Guadapero, Spain. Soaring temperatures have gripped parts of Europe. Droughts and forest fires have hit Spain and Portugal, and the scorching heat has spread to France and the UK.
 
Rescue workers use a crane to lift up an elephant after it fell into a hole in Khao Yai National Park, Nakhon Nayok province, Thailand, 13 July 2022.Image source, TAANRUUAMCHON / REUTERS
Rescuers have saved an elephant and her calf who had fallen into a pit in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand. The mother had to be hoisted to safety after trying to reach her baby.
 
Full moon rises over the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque and Blue Mosque in Istanbul on 14 July 2022.Image source, Ali Atmaca / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images
The full Moon rises over the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque and Blue Mosque in Turkey's largest city, Istanbul.
 
Turkana women carrying firewood in the area of Loiyangalani, which is the worst affected by the prolonged drought, in Marsabit, northern Kenya, 12 July 2022.Image source, SIMON MAINA / AFP
Turkana women carrying firewood walk past the carcass of a cow in Loiyangalani, Marsabit, northern Kenya. Four consecutive seasons of poor rains have left millions of drought-stricken people facing starvation.
 
Netherlands fans are seen outside the stadium before the match Leigh, BritainImage source, MOLLY DARLINGTON / Reuters
Netherlands fans outside the stadium before their team's Women's Euro football match against Portugal in Leigh, England. Danielle van de Donk scored the winner as the defending champions defeated Portugal 3-2 to go top of their group.
 
Demonstrators celebrate after they entered into Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe's office during a protest demanding his resignation in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 13 July 2022.Image source, DINUKA LIYANAWATTE / REUTERS
Demonstrators celebrate as they enter Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's office during a protest demanding his resignation after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had fled the country.
 
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall meets Mala Breeze and her dog Flora at Clarence House in London, England on 14 July 2022Image source, Chris Jackson / Getty Images
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, meets Mala Breeze and her dog Flora during a reception for the 160th Anniversary of the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home animal welfare charity, at Clarence House, London.
 
The Carina NebulaImage source, NASA
Stunning images, including this shot of The Carina Nebula, have been acquired by Nasa's new $10bn space telescope. The pictures were presented to the world to mark the James Webb observatory's readiness to begin science operations.
 
Deana Serrano joins with protesters as they commemorate the one year anniversary of the 11 July protests in Cuba in Miami, Florida.Image source, Joe Raedle / Getty Images
Deana Serrano joins demonstrators in Miami, Florida, as they mark the first anniversary of the 11 July protests in Cuba. The event, held in the city's Little Havana neighbourhood, honours those who took part in protests across Cuba, against food shortages, electricity blackouts and a lack of personal freedom.
 
Daniel Bosquez carries a plastic pool to his friend's apartment, as San Antonio is under an excessive heat warning, in San Antonio, Texas, USA. 11 July 2022.Image source, LISA KRANTZ / Getty Images
Daniel Bosquez carries home a plastic pool for his children to play in. Bosquez found the discarded pool on a walk in San Antonio, Texas, where a National Weather Service heat advisory is in effect.
 

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