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Our World in Pictures: Week 23 of 2021



Our World in Pictures: Week 23 of 2021

Campaigners motored around the bay and harbour with an inflatable of President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Boris Johnson this morning calling on G7 leaders to 'crack the crisis' on June 11, 2021 in Falmouth, England. Environmental Protest Groups gather in Cornwall as the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, hosts leaders from the USA, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and Canada at the G7 Summit in Carbis Bay. This year the UK has invited Australia, India, South Africa and South Korea to attend the Leaders' Summit as guest countries as well as the EU. Protest groups hope to highlight their various causes to the G7 leaders and a global audience as the eyes of the world focus on Cornwall during the summit. (Photo by Hugh Hastings/Getty Images)

Here is an incomplete, yet surprising and moving gallery of images of this week’s events around the world.

Members of the public visit the ‘Mount Recyclemore’ sculpture depicting G7 leaders (L-R) Boris Johnson, Yoshihide Suga, Emmanuel Macron, Mario Draghi, Justin Trudeau, Angela Merkel and Joe Biden at Sandy Acres, St Ives, Cornwall, Britain, 10 June 2021. Artist Joe Rush has created sculptures of the G7 leaders inspired by Mount Rushmore. EPA-EFE/JON ROWLEY
(L-R) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President of the European Council Charles Michel, US President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, pose for the Leaders official welcome and family photo during the G7 Summit In Carbis Bay, on June 11, 2021 in Carbis Bay, Cornwall. (Photo by Leon Neal – WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Extinction Rebellion (XR) ‘Money Rebellion’ protesters stage a “Stop Rearranging the Deckchairs” Titanic theatrical beach action during the G7 summit in Cornwall on June 11, 2021 in St Ives, Cornwall, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L), France’s President Emmanuel Macron (C) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) during the G7 Summit in Carbis Bay, Britain, 11 June 2021.  EPA-EFE/NEIL HALL/INTERNATIONAL POOL
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his spouse Carrie Johnson and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) bump elbows during the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, June 11, 2021. EPA-EFE/PHIL NOBLE / POOL
Extinction Rebellion (XR) ‘Red Rebels’ activists take part in the “Sound The Alarm” march during the G7 summit in Cornwall on June 11, 2021 in St Ives, Cornwall, England.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
An art installation called ‘the Doomsday sculpture’ is set up in a front garden in Falmouth, Cornwall, Britain, 11 June 2021. A graveyard has been mocked up in Falmouth to highlight the dangers of climate change. EPA-EFE/JON ROWLEY
The toppled statue of Edward Colston lies on display in M Shed museum on June 7, 2021 in Bristol, England. The controversial bronze statue of 17th Century slave merchant Edward Colston was graffitied and pulled down during a Black Lives Matter protest one year ago. The long-term plan for the statue will be decided by a public consultation led by the We Are Bristol History Commission. (Photo by Polly Thomas/Getty Images)
Former U.S. President Donald Trump exits the NCGOP state convention on June 5, 2021 in Greenville, North Carolina.  (Photo by Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images)
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gives an opening statement during a hearing on June 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images)
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrives at Benito Juarez International Airport for her official visit to Mexico on June 07, 2021 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
People are seen taking seats while waiting to get administered the AstraZeneca Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine by health workers at the mass vaccination site inside the Siam Paragon shopping mall on June 07, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Getty Images)
A batch of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccines arrive at a military airport on June 05, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea.  (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji – Pool/Getty Images)
Ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist Dr. Sachin Jain (3rd from R) performs surgery to remove mucormycosis from a patient who recovered from Covid-19 at Swaroop Rani hospital on June 05, 2021 in Allahabad, India. Mucormycosis, or “black fungus”, is a rare but potentially deadly fungal infection that affects the respiratory tract, sometimes causing swelling and discoloration around the eyes and mouth. Cases of the infection have been rising rapidly primarily among those recovering from the coronavirus.  (Photo by Ritesh Shukla/Getty Images)
Graffiti declaring ‘COVID IS REAL’ is spray-painted on the wall of a home in the Hyde Park area on June 08, 2021 in Leeds, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Meadowlands elders vaccinate at Zone 10 Community Hall Vaccination Site on June 11, 2021 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images/Sharon Seretlo)
A drag queen performs as an audience member nearby displays money during a mobile vaccine mission and drag show at Mile Wide Beer Co. on June 4, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. The vaccination event was facilitated in partnership with the brewery, Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, Kentucky Nurses Association, and Queer Kentucky.  (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
A participant poses for a photograph during a rally calling for the anti-discrimination legislation in front of Shibuya station on June 06, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Takashi Aoyama/Getty Images)
People look as the Washington National Cathedral is illuminated for Pride Month on June 07, 2021 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
Thousands of colourful streamers part of an art installation flutter in the wind on the Central district waterfront in Hong Kong, China, 09 June 2021. EPA-EFE/JEROME FAVRE
Fog covers buildings in the city as a ferry heads towards Circular Quay on June 11, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by David Gray/Getty Images)
A boat passes through a thick layer of ‘sea snot’ in the Marmara Sea on June 10, 2021 in Istanbul, Turkey. The coastline of Turkey’s Marmara Sea has been covered with a thick layer of slime, known as marine mucilage or ‘sea snot’. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Aerial view of a giant sinkhole on June 09, 2021 in Santa María Zacatepec, Mexico. The giant sinkhole is located 20 kilometers northwest from the capital city Puebla, the hole now measures 110 meters across its widest point, covering around 11,000 square meters and damaging a house built near the place where it appeared. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
A handout picture made available by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shows a partial solar eclipse as the sun rises to the left of the United States Capitol Building, 10 June 2021, as seen from Arlington, Virginia. EPA-EFE/NASA HANDOUT / Bill Ingalls HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES
The sun rises behind the skyline during an annular eclipse on June 10, 2021 in Toronto, Canada. Across parts of Canada, viewers witnessed the rare sighting of a so-called “ring of fire” solar eclipse – a thin outer ring of the sun’s disk that is not completely covered by the smaller dark disk of the moon. (Photo by Mark Blinch/Getty Images)
A partial Solar Ecplise can be seen behind the dark clouds in the sky over the statue of Jubilee park in Brussels, Belgium, 10 June 2021. EPA-EFE/OLIVIER HOSLET
A sculpture of a naked woman is seen in a water feature at the Circa Gallery as part of the Keyes Art Mile in Johannesburg, South Africa, 10 June 2021. EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK
A mural by Italian artist and photographer Yuri Catania is on display as part of the street art exhibition ‘I Gatti di Rovio’ (lit.: The cats of Rovio) in Rovio, Switzerland, 08 June 2021 EPA-EFE/Alessandro Crinari
A mural by Italian artist and photographer Yuri Catania is on display as part of the street art exhibition ‘I Gatti di Rovio’ (lit.: The cats of Rovio) in Rovio, Switzerland, 08 June 2021  EPA-EFE/Alessandro Crinari
A peafowl crosses a resident’s walkway with peachicks on June 8, 2021 in Arcadia, California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Dancers of the Staatsballett Berlin ballet company perform on an excursion boat on the river Spree as they pass under a bridge full of spectators in Berlin, Germany, 10 June 2021. EPA-EFE/CLEMENS BILAN
Torchbearers laugh as they pose for photographs as they exchange the flame during the Olympic torch relay on June 6, 2021 in Kaminoyama, Japan.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
Ramtshabi Lesholole lifts heavy weights with his teeth on June 10, 2021 in Tarlton, South Africa. It is reported that Lesholole started lifting things when he was 13 and he hopes to show his skills on talent shows. (Photo by Gallo Images/Daily Sun/ Lucky Morajane) DM/ ML

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