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Top photos: Stricter Covid-19 lockdown in the Philippines; Heavy rain causes landslides in South Korea; Empty streets as Melbourne under curfew

Published on August 4, 2020 at 16.17

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, chaired the first physical meeting of the new cabinet at the Presidential Place in Abu Dhabi, after a series of remote meetings. Photo: WAM
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A jet ski ride at the corniche in Abu Dhabi. Photo: Ryan Lim/Khaleej Times
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A hot air balloon pilot checks her rigging inside the canopy before a mass ascent, with 43 balloon teams taking part, for a Fiesta Flypast over the city of Bristol as part of the socially distanced alternative to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. Photo: AP
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Afghan security forces walk past a building where the attackers of a jail compound were hiding following the attack, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Photo: Reuters
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Rescued migrants look on from onboard an Armed Forces of Malta vessel upon their arrival in Senglea, in Valletta's Grand Harbour, as the coronavirus disease outbreak continues in Malta. Photo: Reuters
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Palestinian Muslim worshippers pray at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's old city on the first day of Eid Al Adha. Photo: AFP
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Women exit from a disinfecting area after buying food at a public market in preparation for stricter lockdown measures in Quezon city, Philippines. Photo: AP
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A patient ties a rakhi on the wrist of a doctor on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, at CWG Village Covid-19 care centre near Akshardham, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
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Rescue workers search for survivors at a damaged house after a landslide caused by heavy rain in Gapyeong, South Korea. South Korean Meteorological Administration issued a warning of heavy rain for Seoul and central area. Photo: AP
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People riding a rickshaw react as a large wave breaks over the wall hitting a street on the shores of Banda Aceh. Photo: AFP
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People of the Pakistani Hindu community perform their ritual during a Raksha Bandhan festival at a temple in Karachi, Pakistan. Photo: AP
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People wearing protective mask stand inside a Moscow subway train. Authorities in Moscow have issued sweeping fines for violating face mask and glove requirements in recent weeks as the city looks to enforce coronavirus safety rules. Photo: AFP
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People wearing a protective face mask walk along the beach, in Biarritz, amid the crisis linked with the Covid-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. Outdoor mask-wearing has also been made mandatory in parts of the northern region of Mayenne, as well as the popular coastal holiday destinations of Biarritz, Saint-Malo and Le Touquet. Photo: AFP
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The moon rises behind the columns of the ancient marble Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, south-southeast of Athens. Photo: AP
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An empty Bourke Street is seen after a citywide curfew was introduced to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Reuters
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Scottish ballet dancers Sophie Martin, Barnaby Rook Bishop and Thomas Edwards perform at the Edinburgh Festival theatre after the Edinburgh International Festival has been cancelled and turned into a digital event due to the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Edinburgh, Britain. Photo: Reuters
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Newlyweds Iraqi Kurds Salar Chomany, 34, and Soma Mohammed, 28, walk together during a trekking ceremony at Mount Halgurd, in Iraq's autotomous Kurdistan region, on the first day of their honeymoon. The couple met while hiking in the mountain, a sport that gained popularity recently in Iraqi Kurdish areas, and decided it would be the theme of their wedding. Photo: AFP
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Mahouts wash an elephant near a fountain ahead of the 'Esala Perahera' or 'Festival of the Tooth', in Kandy, some 116 km from Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo: AFP
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Hand crews work on the remaining hot spots from the Apple Fire in Banning, California. Photo: AP

(Research: Mohammad Thanweeruddin/Khaleej Times)
 
 
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