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Top photos: Wildfires rage in California; Typhoon Haishen batters South Korea; Delhi Metro resumes service

Mohammad Thanweeruddin

Published on September 8, 2020 at 14.52

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A firefighter battles the Creek Fire as it threatens homes in the Cascadel Woods neighborhood of Mariposa County, Calif. Photo: AP
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Self-described patriots wave flags during a post-election rally in Podgorica. Supporters of President Milo Djukanovic and his Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) have staged a rally in support of Montenegro's sovereignty, as local media report. Photo: AFP
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A face mask-clad student walks through a gate equipped with disinfectant spray as part of measures against the Covid-19 coronavirus in Phnom Penh, as schools reopen across the country. Photo: AFP
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A vegetable seller wearing mask and gloves as a means of protection against the spread of the coronavirus, serves a customer at the Fruits and Vegetable market in Abu Dhabi. Photo: Ryan Lim/Khaleej Times
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Fireworks explode over the Cathedral of Russian Armed Forces during the Spasskaya Tower military music festival in Kubinka, outside Moscow, Russia. Due to coronavirus, the annual international music festival in Red Square was canceled, an online festival without spectators took place Sunday on the Cathedral Square in Patriot Park, outside Moscow. Photo: AP
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People enjoy at Ipanema beach, amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Reuters
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Rowers take part in the annual traditional gondolas and boats Historical Regatta (Regata Storica) on the Grand Canal in Venice during the Covid-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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A fisherman throws a basket filled with fish to customers at a fish market amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Mumbai, India. Photo: Reuters
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Protesters attend a demonstration of the Free Assange Committee Belgium outside the United Kingdom embassy in Brussels, at the start of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition trial. Photo: AFP
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A riverside park near the Taehwa River is flooded by heavy rain caused by Typhoon Haishen in Ulsan. A powerful typhoon lashed South Korea after smashing into southern Japan with record winds and heavy rains that left four people missing in a landslide. Photo: AFP
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Students wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus line-up to enter a primary school in Beijing. Students in the capital city returned to school on Monday in a staggered start to the new school year because of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AP
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Stenella coeruleoalba or Striped dolphin beached in Cyprus' southern Akrotiri peninsula after washing ashore, near where fishermen had reportedly spotted a pod of nearly 30 off the coast the previous day. Photo: AFP
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People protest against femicides during a march also called in rejection of austerity policies promoted by the government to contain public spending amid the Covid-19 novel coronavirus pandemic, in San Jose. Photo: AFP
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Commuters travel into central London on a London Underground train. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative government are using the end of the summer holidays and reopening of schools to encourage Britons to return to the office. Photo: AFP
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Commuters travel in metro train as Delhi Metro resumes operations in a graded manner, in New Delhi. The Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line on Monday after being closed for over five months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Photo: PTI
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People watch from their cars the band Los Lobos performing during the "Concert in your cars" series in Ventura, California. Photo: AFP
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Palestinian students exercise at their school as schools reopen gradually amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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Lung specialist Koko Harnoko (centre R) and a nurse visit Covid-19 coronavirus patients at a ward in Bogor General Hospital in the city of Bogor, West Java. Hospital intensive care units are straining amid the pandemic, as the world's fourth most populous nation has reported at least 196,000 confirmed cases and over 8,100 deaths. With some of the world's lowest testing rates, the true scale is widely believed to be much greater. Photo: AFP
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13,000 chairs are placed in front of the Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, in an action to call for the evacuation of the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. The chairs symbolically stand for people actually living in Moria, as well as for the space and the readiness of cities, federal states and the civil society to receive those refugees. The chair installation is taking place in the context of the anti-racist action days by "We’ll Come United" and is organised by several groups such as Sea-Watch, Campact and LeaveNoOneBehind. Photo: AFP
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A Kuwaiti man stops at a currency exchange shop in Kuwait City, a sector heavily affected by the Covid-19 pandemic which caused a sharp drop in travel and tourism. Photo: AFP
 
 
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