Picture News July 22 – 28 , 2019

Las Vegas, United States, July 22 – Philipines Manny Pacquiao lands a hard right against American Keith Thurman during their WBA welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas yesterday. Manny Pacquiao continued to write history by scoring a narrow yet thrilling decision over previously unbeaten Keith Thurman before a sellout crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Photo courtesy of Philstar
Maluku, Indonesia, July 22 – Foreign yachts arrived on Ohoi beach, Southeast Maluku District, Maluku Province, for Wonderful Sail to Indonesia international maritime event, on July 21, 2019. As many as 18 yachts have arrived on Ohoi beach, Debut village, Southeast Maluku District, Maluku Province, on Saturday evening, for Wonderful Sail to Indonesia (WSI) international maritime event. Photo courtesy of Antara
Hanoi, Vietnam, July 22 – More than 30 dancers perform a wide variety of ethnic Cham ritual and cultural activities in the water show Huyen Thoại Lang Chai (The Legend of the Fishing Village). The Festival, one of the 15 largest festivals in Viet Nam, which is celebrated annually for three days in the seventh lunar month by the Chăm. It gives thanks for the year’s harvests. Photo courtesy of the theatre
Andhra Pradesh, India, July 23 – India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifts off onboard GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO had called off the launch on July 15 after a technical snag was detected ahead of the lift off. Photo courtesy of PTI
Tokyo, Japan, July 23 – Tokyo 2020 mascot robot Miraitowa, which will be used to support the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is unveiled during the unveiling event to celebrate the first anniversary of the mascot debut at Tokyo Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. Photo courtesy of Tokyo2020
Lisbon, PortugalMembers of the emergency services try to extinguish a wildfire near Cardigos village, in central Portugal. Thirty-three people were reported injured as wildfires continued to rage across central Portugal on Monday. Despite reports of progress being made, authorities requested two water-bombing planes as winds revived the fires. Photo courtesy of Sergio Azenha
Darbhanga, India, July 24 – People use a boat to move across a flooded area in Darbhanga, India. Several villages in Bihar’s Darbhanga have been flooded following incessant downpour. Residents of several villages have been forced to set up temporary shelters on National Highway 57 after flood water entered their houses and farms. Photo courtesy of PTI
Srinagar, India, July 24 – An aerial view of the snow-covered Himalayan ranges as seen from a flight, before its landing in Srinagar. Photo courtesy of PTI
Aqaba, Jordan, July 25 – A sunken Jordanian Armed Forces’ Khalid battle tank on the seabed of the Red Sea off the coast of the southern port city of Aqaba, submerged to be part of a new underwater military museum. Photo courtesy of Jordan’s Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)
Jakarta, Indonesia, July 25 – Sheikh Mohamed being received by Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo as he arrives at Soekarno Hatta International near Jakarta. Photo courtesy of Jokowi@Twitter
Tokyo, Japan, July 25 – Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals are unveiled during the One Year to Go Olympic ceremony in Tokyo. Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Photo courtesy of Koji Sasahara
London, July 26 – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II welcomes newly elected leader of the Conservative party Boris Johnson during an audience at Buckingham Palace, London, where she invited him to become Prime Minister and form a new government. Photo courtesy of PTI
Ankara,Turkey, 25 July — Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad receive Order of the Republic medal from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Turkey. Erdogan presented the Order of the Republic medal to Dr Mahathir in recognition and appreciation of his outstanding efforts to develop Malaysia and also strengthen Malaysia-Turkey bilateral ties. photo courtesy of Bernama
Gelsenkirchen, Germany, July 26 – Polar bear Nanook takes a bath during an extreme hot summer at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Germany faces another heatwave with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius. Photo courtesy of PTI