Photos of the Day: A Water Taxi and Parachutists

From a doctor who speaks to riot police officers asking for safe passage during a protest by hundreds of Zimbabwean medical staff against the suspected kidnapping of a doctors’ union leader by security forces to workers who handle products made with soybeans imported from Brazil at a port in Nantong, these photos of the day will impress you.

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Athens, Greece

A boy sits in a bus during a police operation to evict migrants from the city centre. More than 200 people, including dozens of children, have been removed so far from two squats as part of a drive by the new conservative government

Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

Paris, France

The SeaBubbles water taxi glides above the surface of the Seine River in front of Notre-Dame during a test. The electric vessel gives the impression of flying over the water, and could be put into use a water taxi in several cities from next spring

Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images

Delhi, India

An auto-rickshaw driver rests during a public transport strike. Commuters in the capital faced problems as many buses, auto-rickshaws and app-based cabs remained off the roads in protest against a sharp increase in traffic fines

Photograph: Manish Swarup/AP

Groesbeek, Netherlands

Parachutists jump from a plane as part of commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, an ultimately unsuccessful air and land offensive that allied leaders hoped would bring a swift end to the second world war by capturing key Dutch bridges and opening a path to Berlin

Photograph: Peter de Jong/AP

Beni, the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Claude Mabowa, 21, an Ebola survivor and student, sits inside what used to be his sister’s bedroom. Mabowa, who lost several family members to the virus, took and passed his final school exams while recovering at an Ebola treatment centre. Since the beginning of the latest epidemic in August 2018 there have been more than 2,000 deaths

Photograph: John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images

Hamamatsu, Japan

A surfer walks on the beach at sunset at Nakatajima-Sakyu Dunes

Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

Banda Aceh, Indonesia

A woman is whipped by a sharia police officer. Three couples were publicly flogged, charged with breaking local Islamic law that bans public displays of affection. Despite international condemnation, whipping is a common punishment for a range of offences in the deeply conservative region

Photograph: Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP/Getty Images

Kaja Island, Indonesia

An orangutan is seen amid thin haze from forest fires. Indonesia’s blazes are an annual problem that strains relations with neighboring countries. The smoke has blanketed parts of Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and southern Thailand in a noxious haze

Photograph: Fauzy Chaniago/AP

Jiangsu province, China

Workers handle products made with soybeans imported from Brazil at a port in Nantong

Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

 

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