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8 Images The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.
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SMH Twitter and AGE Twitter September 7, 2021 — 1.46pm
Security personnel guard the Planalto presidential palace at sunset, a day ahead of independence day celebrations in Brasilia, Brazil.
A boy gets a ride on a man’s shoulders as they walk through a sunflower field at Grinter Farms, near Lawrence, Kansas. The field, planted annually by the Grinter family, draws thousands of visitors during the weeklong late summer blossoming of the flowers.
Healthcare workers disinfect after conducting swab tests on residents exposed to COVID-19 patients in the mountainous village of Basca in Aringay town, La Union province, Philippines. Healthcare workers from the Aringay COVID-19 Diagnostic Team often have to go on long walks to reach remote villages in their town to conduct contact tracing on suspected COVID-19 patients. Due to a lack of supply of protective equipment from the country’s health department, they are forced to wear their hazmat suits as they cross rivers and mountains under the scorching sun or intense rain to avoid wastage.
A woman holds the hand of a sick child as children suffering from various ailments and their relatives crowd the Sarojini Naidu Childrens Hospital, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India. The annual monsoon season brings a spurt in mosquito-borne diseases overcrowding hospitals in most parts of India.
Thai anti-government activists light tires on fire during at the Din Daeng Intersection during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand. Anti-government protesters have continued to hold rallies for weeks, often clashing with police, despite Covid-19 cases remaining at record highs.
An elderly woman receives a coin from a Haitian migrant during a protest against treatment by Mexican immigration officials in Tapachula, Chiapas state, Mexico. The government has insisted that excessive force against a Haitian migrant caught on camera the past weekend was an aberration and two immigration agents were suspended.
Philip Adams walks through what remains of his living room and kitchen at his hurricane destroyed home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, in Lockport, Louisiana.
The evening sky is reflected in the Brombachsee in Pleinfeld, Germany.