The week in pictures
Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin hold talks, Cyril Ramaphosa attends G7 summit, Israel celebrates fall of Netanyahu, China cracks down on Hong Kong media group, Laurent Gbagbo returns to Ivory Coast, and more
18 June 2021 - 07:21June 12— US President Joe Biden talks with President Cyril Ramaphosa as they arrive for a working session during the G7 summit in Cornwall, Britain.Picture: REUTERS/LEON NEALJune 14— People celebrate after Israel’s parliament voted in a new coalition government, ending Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year hold on power, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Picture: REUTERS/CORINNA KERNJune 16— EFF supporters gather outside Uitsig High School in Centurion in support of a student who was allegedly assaulted and removed from the school for wearing the party’s regalia.Picture: SUNDAY TIMES/ALAISTER RUSSELLJune 16
— US President Joe Biden, Russian President Vladimir Putin, US secretary of state Antony Blinken and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov attend the US-Russia summit at Villa La Grange in Geneva, Switzerland.Picture: REUTERS/KEVIN LAMARQUEJune 16— A woman heads a line of Geha residents as they check in to receive relief aid packages at an aid operation run by USAID, Catholic Relief Services and the Relief Society of Tigray in Mekele, Ethiopia. The UN says 350,000 people are living in famine conditions there. headtopics.com
Picture: GETTY IMAGES/JERMAL COUNTESSJune 16— Scottish health secretary Humza Yousaf watches a surgical robot at work at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, where he announced the government will buy 10 new surgical robots worth £20m, in Glasgow, Scotland.Picture: GETTY IMAGES/JAN BARLOW
— The Long March-2F Y12 rocket, carrying the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft and three astronauts —Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo —takes off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in theGobi desert.plans to complete its space station by the end of 2022.
Picture: REUTERS/CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINSJune 17— Supporters of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo wave a banner at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Gbagbo returned to Ivory Coast after a decade in exile. He was acquitted in 2019 of war crimes charges by the International Criminal Court.
Picture: REUTERS/LUC GNAGOJune 17— Police escort Apple Daily’s deputy chief editor Chan Pui-man from the publication’s offices in Hong Kong. Reports said 500Hong Kong police officers conducted the raid. Five executives were arrested and reporters’ phones and laptops were seized under a new security law. headtopics.com
Picture: REUTERS/LAM YIKJune 17— People shout slogans during a protest against an attack on a local office of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party and the killing of a woman working in the office, in Istanbul, Turkey.Picture: REUTERS/DILARA SENKAYA
June 17— A Palestinian girl holds a broom outside her family’s house, which was destroyed by Israeli forces near Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Picture: REUTERS/MUSSA ISSA QAWASMAJune 17— US President Joe Biden, centre, hands a pen to Opal Lee, an activist known as the grandmother of Juneteenth, left, during a signing ceremony for the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, at the White House in Washington, DC, the US.
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WATCH: Presidents Joe Biden, Vladimir Putin's handshake kicks off Geneva summitFollowing an introduction by their host, Swiss President Guy Parmelin, Joe Biden extended his arm for his first handshake with Vladimir Putin since taking office. Very interesting that these men shake hands..no social distance..no masks..no sanitizers..but the whole population must fall for that scam. Mxm its just business.
An emboldened Joe Biden to meet an unbothered Vladimir PutinPresident Joe Biden landed in Geneva on Tuesday, ahead of his much-anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin the next day. All I can say about JoeBiden is that he is a international gangster & thinks that USA dominates & controls the world. An emboldened Biden!!!? Seriously guys
Joe Biden shrugs off Putin in a bid to diminish Russia’s global standingThe US president sought to cast the former Soviet Union as a bit player in the world order
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Walk-ins accepted for COVID-19 jabs in GautengThe Gauteng Health Department has announced that residents over the age of 60 can now walk into any vaccination site and get a shot without registering. I thought injection in boobs😭 Which vaccination sites specifically? Not all of them do accept walk-ins. I shall pass thank you.
Covid-19 vaccine walk-ins now allowed in Gauteng | The CitizenThis move comes after concerns over the 'slower rate of vaccination within the targeted age group'.