Pictures of the day: August 08, 2019

10 photos from around the world


AFP And Reuters August 08, 2019
Muslim pilgrims perform prayers around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca, prior to the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city. PHOTO: AFP

Demonstrators protest during the visit of US President Donald Trump to the site of the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio. PHOTO: AFP Demonstrators protest during the visit of US President Donald Trump to the site of the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio. PHOTO: AFP

A Saudi woman rides a horse during the Souk Okaz Festival in the Saudi city of Taif. PHOTO: AFP A Saudi woman rides a horse during the Souk Okaz Festival in the Saudi city of Taif. PHOTO: AFP

Supporters of former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev guard his residence as members of the Kyrgyz special forces undertake a special operation to detain ex-leader Atambayev in the village of Koi-Tash outside the capital Bishkek. PHOTO: AFP Supporters of former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev guard his residence as members of the Kyrgyz special forces undertake a special operation to detain ex-leader Atambayev in the village of Koi-Tash outside the capital Bishkek. PHOTO: AFP

Royal Thai Navy personnel row during a rehearsal for the Royal Barge Procession along the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok on August. PHOTO: AFP Royal Thai Navy personnel row during a rehearsal for the Royal Barge Procession along the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok in August. PHOTO: AFP

This picture taken shows a woman near a ship wreck at Port-bail northwestern France. PHOTO: AFP This picture taken shows a woman near a shipwreck at Port-bail northwestern France. PHOTO: AFP

Muslim pilgrims perform prayers around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca, prior to the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city. PHOTO: AFP Muslim pilgrims perform prayers around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca, prior to the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city. PHOTO: AFP

In this photo a woman plants some seeds as part of a tree plantation project to reforest the Sahel in Malamawa village, Zinder Region. PHOTO: AFP In this photo, a woman plants some seeds as part of a tree plantation project to reforest the Sahel in Malamawa village, Zinder Region. PHOTO: AFP

A boy carries a goat at a livestock market where people buy sacrificial animals ahead of the Eid al-Adha celebrations in Sanaa, Yemen. PHOTO: Reuters A boy carries a goat at a livestock market where people buy sacrificial animals ahead of the Eid al-Adha celebrations in Sanaa, Yemen. PHOTO: Reuters

People buy vegetables at a wholesale market in Jammu on August 8, 2019, as some restrictions on movement remained in place in the city following the Indian government's controversial move to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy. PHOTO: AFP People buy vegetables at a wholesale market in Jammu on August 8, 2019, as some restrictions on movement remained in place in the city following the Indian government's controversial move to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy. PHOTO: AFP

Balloons launch during a mass take off at the annual Bristol hot air balloon festival in Bristol, Britain. PHOTO: Reuters Balloons launch during a mass take off at the annual Bristol hot air balloon festival in Bristol, Britain. PHOTO: Reuters

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