Picture News June 11, 2019

Tokyo, Japan, June 11 – (L-R) 2019 Rugby World Cup organizing committee chief Akira Shimazu, Bryan Habana and Shane Williams pose with the tournament’s trophy, the Webb Ellis Cup, at Narita airport. The Webb Ellis Cup landed at Narita airport, near Tokyo, after traveling more than 300,000 kilometers around the globe on the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour. It will tour around Japan between Wednesday, when it marks 100 days to go until the showpiece event, to Sept. 19, the day before the tournament commences. Photo courtesy of Kyodo
Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 11 – Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits St Anthony’s Church, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo courtesy of PTI
Budapest, Hungary, June 11 – Final preparations are underway on a floating crane and barges in Budapest, Hungary, on June 10, 2019, that have been set up to salvage the Hableany sightseeing boat that sank from a deadly collision that left 26 South Koreans dead or missing. Photo courtesy of Yonhap