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Top photos: Abu Dhabi records biggest flamingo hatch; Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing; Macron visits Beirut explosion site

Published on August 7, 2020 at 15.09

Top images from around the world over the past 24 hours.

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Flamingos seen at Al Wathba Wetland reserve in Abu Dhabi. A record 876 flamingo chicks hatched at the reserve this season. Photo: Ryan Lim/Khaleej Times
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People enjoy sunset at Al Mamzar Beach in Dubai. Photo: Shihab/Khaleej Times
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A general view shows the damage following Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Lebanon. Photo: Reuters
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A picture shows the facade of some of the Unesco-listed buildings in the old city of the Yemeni capital Sanaa following heavy rains. Photo: AFP
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Visitors watch a screen (back C) displaying virtual lanterns as paper lanterns are placed to mark the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing, at a park in in Hiroshima. Japan on August 6, 2020 marked 75 years since the world's first atomic bomb attack, with the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic forcing a scaling back of annual ceremonies to commemorate the victims. Photo: AFP
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Corinthians and Palmeiras players hold a minute of silence for the victims of the new coronavirus and for the victims of Tuesday's massive explosion in Lebanon, prior to the Sao Paulo league first leg final soccer match at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: AP
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Rescue workers evacuate passengers on a boat from a submerged bus due to heavy rain in Paju, South Korea, Thursday. Korean Meteorological Administration issued a warning of heavy rain for Seoul and central area. Photo: AP
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A home is engulfed in flames in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. One person has been hospitalised due to the fire that started early Thursday morning. Photo: AP
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An actor performs at the light installation of about 3500 candles "The great journey. Dreams in the sea of light" with acting performances at former Tempelhof airfield presented by Anu theatre in Berlin, Germany. Photo: Reuters
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Dutch cyclist Dylan Groenewegen crashes to the ground as a bicycle is flying overhead in a major collision on the final stretch of the opening stage of the Tour de Pologne race in Katowice, Poland. Photo: AP
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Government workers in hazmat suits sell fresh produce in a neighborhood, amid the reimposed lockdown to curb the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, in Navotas, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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A family board an airplane bounds for Iraq at the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens. The assisted voluntary return flight of 134 Iraqi migrants from Greece to their country of origin, was implemented by International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation and funding of the Greek authorities and European Union. Photo: AP
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French President Emmanuel Macron, speaks with a woman as he visits the Gemayzeh neighborhood, which suffered extensive damage from an explosion on Tuesday that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. Photo: AP
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A man attempts to make his way through uprooted trees on Grant road, following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai, India. Photo: PTI
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Tourists gather near The Pier, at Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Vacationers have returned to the popular seaside town in a state that ranks one of the lowest in the nation in positive cases of coronavirus. Photo: AP
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People wearing a protective face mask queue at the entrance of the Louvre Pyramid (Pyramide du Louvre) designed by Ieoh Ming Pei, at the Cour Napoleon, in Paris. Photo: AFP
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Two women wear protective face masks while leaving a shop as new measures are enforced to fight against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), in Ankara. Following the "Coronavirus Inspections" orders sent by Interior Ministry to governorships, inspections were carried out in marketplaces, workplaces, markets, public transportation vehicles, shopping areas, restaurants, cafeterias and taxis. Photo: AFP
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A shopper glances through apparels at a market in Bangkok. Thailand has managed to curb Covid-19 infections over the last three months with strict controls on entry into the country and aggressive testing and quarantine requirements. Photo: AP
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A Lebanese flag is projected on the facade of the Avenues mall in Kuwait City, in solidarity with Lebanon, following a massive blast at Beirut port two days ago that left scores of people killed or injured. Photo: AFP

(Research: Mohammad Thanweeruddin/Khaleej Times)
 
 
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