Events and life (almost) normal

Manifestations et vie (quasi) normale

Our team has selected the best pictures taken in the last few days to illustrate how the pandemic is lived in the four corners of the planet.

Austria

New way of doing business for artists because of the COVID-19 : singer-songwriter pop austrian Voodoo Juergens was able to perform on stage for three hours in Vienna on Wednesday. Every 15 minutes, 18 new spectators could attend the concert.

Bangladesh

Police in Bangladesh took part Monday in the capital of Dhaka, in a session of group yoga that, according to them, is supposed to stimulate the immune system to fight the COVID-19.

Washington, United States

This satellite photo taken by Maxar Technologies shows the 16th Street in Washington, near the White House, where one can read in huge letters “Black Lives Matter” (the life of Blacks account), in the wake of protests following the death of George Floyd, suffocated by a white policeman, in Minneapolis.

Australia

Australian scientists have discovered, through the use of drones, that they had under-estimated the number of sea turtles living in the largest nesting site in the world. The island of Raine, located off the northern tip of Australia, is home to approximately 60 000 female green who come each year to lay eggs after having travelled hundreds of kilometres from the Great Barrier reef.

Panama

This photo taken Monday, on the occasion of the world Day of the oceans, exposing a beach of Panama City, completely covered with garbage, in the vast majority of waste plastic compounds.

India

Swarms of locusts have invaded the skies of this residential sector of the city of Prayagraj, India, on Thursday, the insects not having to make rules of containment or distance.

South africa

Specialists, equipped with masks of the Academy of veterinary Onderstepoort, University of Pretoria, in South Africa, have prepared Makokou, a gorilla is 35 years in the Johannesburg Zoo, for a ct scan.

Australia

The clenched fist became an international symbol during protests in several countries, including last Saturday in Sydney. Several citizens around the world have demonstrated their solidarity with Americans protesting against racism from an African-American is suffocated under the knee of a white policeman in Minnesota. Australians have also denounced the many deaths of Aborigines in prison.

South korea

It is with an umbrella and a mask on the face as Kim Myung-sook has gathered in front of the gravestone of his brother, at the national Cemetery in Seoul, during the day of commemoration of the south Korean soldiers who died in combat.

Washington, United States

Mike D’angelo shouts to the shadow of a street sign renamed “Black Lives Matter” Plaza “, near the White House in Washington, during a demonstration against racism and police brutality.

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