The strongest photos of the past week

The strongest photos of the week

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If one wants to listen to the signs of the times, a photo is usually enough to describe the reality. Photos that capture in the most vivid way the most important events that happened in the past days from one end of the world to the other.

With the thymosophic folk claiming, and rightly so, that a picture is worth a thousand words, then not much is needed for the following photos. They are condensed in the following images what happened in the world last week.

Pokrovsk, Ukraine: Tears of joy for new life

Man hugs his baby

Andrii Dobrelia kisses his son, Timur, as he holds him for the first time minutes after his birth at the Pokrovsk Perinatal Hospital in Pokrovsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. Almost afraid to breathe, Dobrelia tenderly kissed his son's head and as the newborn calmed down on his father's chest, tears of gratitude and joy flowed from the young man's eyes.  

Carimallin, Chile: The ritual to remove negative energy

Chilean man in traditional costume

Mapuche men pose for a photo wearing ritual masks outside their home in Carimallin, southern Chile. They are responsible for removing negative energies during the multi-day ceremonies of We Tripantu, the Mapuche new year.

Prague, Czech Republic: The sign of peace for Ukraine

The sign of peace

A statue of a hand with nails painted in the national colors of Ukraine in front of the Russian Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic. European leaders are pledging unwavering support for Ukraine as the war-torn country celebrates its Independence Day. Last Wednesday's celebrations coincided with the six-month mark since the Russian invasion.

Kyiv, Ukraine: Walk among the remnants of war

Tanks in Ukraine

Ukrainian civilians walk around damaged Russian military vehicles stationed in central Kyiv. Authorities in Kiev banned mass gatherings in the capital until last Thursday, fearing Russian missile attacks.

Brasilia, Brazil: The Emperor's Heart

heart in the sky

Brazil's Air Demonstration Smoke Squadron creates the shape of a heart in the sky above the Planalto Presidential Palace during the arrival of the reliquary containing the heart of former Brazilian Emperor Dom Pedro I in Brasilia, Brazil. The heart arrived from Portugal to be displayed for the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of Brazil's independence on September 7.

Los Angeles, USA: Kobe Bryant Memorial Day

Kobe Bryant mural

A photographer photographs a mural depicting Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles. The mural, painted by Odeith and Nikkolas Smith, was unveiled Wednesday during Kobe Bryant Memorial Day celebrations.

Israel: Van Gogh in virtual reality

works of Van Gogh

Visitors interact with works by painter Vincent van Gogh featured in Tomorrow, a digital multimedia exhibition at the Ramat Gan Stadium in Israel. The exhibition combines the works of Claude Monet, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Gustav Klimt, Aubrey Beardsley among others with digital, multimedia art from the field of NFT and Virtual Reality. Its duration is until October 17.

Rome, Italy: Striving for the Perfect

men preparing to dive

Britain's Anthony Harding, right, and Jack Laugher dive during the men's 3m synchronized competition. springboard, as part of the 2022 European Aquatics Games in Rome, in an 'anthem' photo in absolute symmetry and timing.

Istanbul, Turkey: The majesty of nature in the form of lightning

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Nature gives the most impressive photo clicks as long as one is in the right place at the right time to capture all its magic in one's camera lens. As happened in the case of the associate of the Associated Press who managed to "lock" for the public the impressive lightning above the buildings of Istanbul in Turkey.

Vatican: All the anguish of humanity in one sculpture

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Pope Francis leaves in a wheelchair after the end of his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican. Directly above him, the bronze sculpture of the Resurrection rises, almost sweeping. Intended to capture the anguish of 20th century humanity living under the threat of nuclear war, La Resurrezione depicts Jesus emerging from a nuclear crater in the Garden of Gethsemane.


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