Photos of the Day: Purple Water and Anti-Abortion Activists
From a Palestinian boy who peeps out of his family’s house that was damaged in an Israeli air strike, in al-Mughraqa on the outskirts of Gaza City to a Venezuelan man and his son who sleep on the street near the Pacaraima border control, one of the main crossings between Brazil and Venezuela, these highlights of the day will leave you breathless.
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A Palestinian boy peeps out of his family’s house that was damaged in an Israeli air strike, in al-Mughraqa on the outskirts of Gaza City.
Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters
Teachers shout anti-government slogans as police spray them with purple water. Dozens of government employees were detained.
Photograph: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images
A soldier and an official try to calm people shortly after an aftershock in Lombok, causing panic among evacuees sheltering after a devastating earthquake on Sunday that is believed to have killed more than 250 people.
Photograph: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images
A lamb stands next to its dead mother on Billaglen farm in New South Wales. The NSW government says the entire state has been hit by drought.
Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Anti-abortion activists celebrate a vote in Argentina’s senate to maintain the country’s ban on almost all abortions.
Photograph: Agustin Marcarian/Reuters
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Pro-choice campaigners comfort each other outside the national congress after senators rejected a bill to legalize abortion.
Photograph: Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images
A fossil enthusiast at Melbourne Museum displays a giant shark tooth, evidence of the previous existence of a shark nearly twice the size of a great white.
Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images
Fort Lauderdale, US
Zachary Cruz, left, reacts as he talks to his brother Nikolas in an interrogation room. Prosecutors released hours of footage of the school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz in relation to the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida.
A Venezuelan man and his son sleep on the street near the Pacaraima border control, one of the main crossings between Brazil and Venezuela. The crossing was closed on Monday after a ruling that it should remain shut until a programme to relocate Venezuelan refugees could keep pace with daily arrivals. That decision was later reversed by a court.
Photograph: Nacho Doce/Reuters