Thursday, June 17

Giant Sinkhole in Mourning Mexico, Canada, Portugal Moves to UK Amber Travel List | In pictures


This week, indigenous groups in Canada are calling for a nationwide search for mass graves in residential schools after the discovery of the remains of 215 children in an old school last week shocked the country.

In Mexico, a giant sinkhole that grows tens of meters every day worries the inhabitants of a rural area in the central state of Puebla.

And Portugal has questioned the UK’s decision to add the country to its amber travel list, forcing visitors returning from the southern European nation to Britain to quarantine.

Here’s how photographers from around the world captured these and other stories of the week.

June 1, 2021. Sean Kilpatrick / AP
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits a monument in the Eternal Flame in recognition of the discovery of the remains of children on the site of a former residential school.June 1, 2021. Sean Kilpatrick / AP
Hams of Mahmud / AFP
Palestinian children stand in the window of their home in a building badly damaged during recent Israeli attacks, in Beit Hanun, in the northern Gaza Strip. June 1, 2021Hams of Mahmud / AFP
June 2, 2021. Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP
Nurses evacuate a migrant on hunger strike as he occupies the Saint-Jean-Baptiste-au-Beguinage church in Brussels, Belgium.June 2, 2021. Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP
Oscar del Pozo / AFP
Doctors stand after placing flowers during a tribute to healthcare workers who lost their lives from COVID-19. Madrid SpainOscar del Pozo / AFP
June 5, 2021. Sladjan Vasic / AP
Bosnian authorities have demolished an illegally built Serbian Orthodox church on land owned by a Bosnian woman after a 20-year legal battle. Konjevic Polje, BosniaJune 5, 2021. Sladjan Vasic / AP
José Castañares / AFP
Aerial view of a sinkhole that was found by farmers in a farm field in Santa María Zacatepec, Puebla state, Mexico. June 1, 2021.José Castañares / AFP
Joaquin Sarmiento / AFP
A protester collides with a riot police during a new protest against the government of Colombian President Iván Duque in Medellín, Colombia. June 2, 2021Joaquin Sarmiento / AFP
Delil Souleiman / AFP
Syrian families are being liberated from the Kurdish-run Al-Hol camp, which houses relatives of suspected Islamic State fighters, in northeastern Syria. June 2, 2021Delil Souleiman / AFP
Photo by Zik Maulana / AP
Rohingya women and children sit by a fire on a beach after their boat was stranded on the island of Idaman in eastern Aceh, Indonesia. June 4, 2021Photo by Zik Maulana / AP
Armando Franca / AP Photo
People walk along the Carcavelos beach, near Cascais, on the outskirts of Lisbon. June 4, 2021. Britain said it will remove Portugal from its list of safe travel destinations for COVID.Armando Franca / AP Photo
Andrew Medichini / AP Photo
A seagull watches the acrobatic team of the Italian special air force fly over Rome and the Vatican, as Italy celebrates the anniversary of its unification. June 2, 2021Andrew Medichini / AP Photo
Saint Petersburg, Russia.  Dmitri Lovetsky / AP
People dine sitting on a platform raised by a crane at a height of 50 meters while participating in the international traveling project ‘Dinner in the Sky’Saint Petersburg, Russia. Dmitri Lovetsky / AP
Photo by Matias Delacroix / AP
Dancing devils perform shaking maracas during Corpus Christi celebrations in San Francisco de Yare, Venezuela, amid the coronavirus pandemic. June 3, 2021Photo by Matias Delacroix / AP
Yasin Akgul / AFP
Mucilage, a thick, viscous fluid produced by phytoplankton, is seen in Turkey’s Sea of ​​Marmara at a port off the coast of Istanbul. May 30, 2021Yasin Akgul / AFP

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