Current events are part of everyday life and the photographic lens captures the pulse in the most immediate and crisp way. It is no coincidence, then, that the philosophic folk claim that a picture is worth a thousand words.
The following images are summarized what happened in the worldlast week. See how his camera captured it Associated Press the events that have taken place in the world in the last seven days.
Tokyo, Japan: Extra sheets for the bad news
On hearing the news that a former prime minister of Japan had been shot during a speech, the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper ran a new front page with the unpleasant news. Shinzo Abe was shot during a campaign speech in western Japan and airlifted to a nearby hospital. The unfortunate politician breathed his last a few hours later.
London, Great Britain: Turning our backs on… the future
The Prime Minister of England, Boris Johnson, has submitted his resignation after the barrage of resignations of his government officials and the pile of scandals that have seen the light of day. Officially resigning from the leadership of the Conservative Party, Johnson said that he will remain the Prime Minister of Britain, until the emergence of his successor at the head of the party.
Pamplona, Spain: Running with the bulls
Typical image of the audience and the bulls in a narrow street in Pamplona, northern Spain, during the first day of the bullfight at the San Fermin festival. Tourists from all over the world flock to Pamplona every year for nine days at the city's famous festival, which has been suspended for the past two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.
New York: One hot dog is never enough
Gideon Oji competes in the men's division of the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island in New York. The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest is held every year on Independence Day at Nathan's Famous Corporation's first and best-known restaurant in Coney Island, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York.
Copenhagen, Denmark: The pink rose against the blackness of the news
A policeman stands guard with a flower in his pocket as people gather to pay their respects at the entrance to Field's shopping center in Copenhagen after the shocking attack that claimed the lives of three unfortunate people. According to police, the gunman acted alone and apparently chose his victims at random.
London, Great Britain: Relaxed "well" for the living legends of tennis
Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Switzerland's Roger Federer, the two living legends of tennis, hit it off off the court in a relaxed four-way moment during the Center Court 100-year celebration on day seven of the tennis championships Wimbledon in London.
Paris, France: Atmospheric shadows and subtle silhouettes
The discreet figure of a model created by Schiaparelli at the fashion show of the Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2022-2023 collection of the Italian house. The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is hosting the first retrospective for the designer Elsa Schiaparelli called “Shocking! The Surreal World of Elsa Schiaparelli".
Chicago, USA: Independence Day celebrations with tears in eyes
A sad event overshadowed the US Independence Day celebrations during a parade in Chicago. Here, in a close-up of the American flag, a woman wipes away tears after the mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade.
Punta Rocca Glacier, Italian Alps: When nature plays its most tragic game
A rescue helicopter hovers over the Punta Rocca glacier near Canazei, in the Italian Alps in northern Italy, a day after a huge chunk broke off, sending an avalanche of ice, snow and rock onto hikers. Rescuers said conditions on the slopes of the glacier, which has been melting for decades, were still too unstable to immediately send rescuers and dogs into the area to search for the climbers buried under tons of debris, Italian media reported to report that the death toll may exceed 30.
Kramatorsk, Ukraine: The "wardrobe" of war for the civilian population
Dozens of clothes piled on top of each other and countless pairs of shoes are being prepared to be distributed to people at the humanitarian aid headquarters in Kramatorsk, Ukraine. One of the collateral casualties of the Russian attack on Ukraine, the civilian population forced to live in squalid conditions under the black shadow of war.