Photos Of 2016 Week 32

Wildfires in Europe, competition and ceremonies in Rio, Nagasaki marks 71 years since its atomic bombing, Seafair in Seattle, protests in Kashmir, sunflowers in Japan, ostriches in China, and much more. [35 photos total]

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Five-year old white lion Ludwig, father of five new-born white lion cubs, in a private zoo in the village of Demydiv, 50 kilometers west of Kiev, Ukraine, on August 11, 2016. (Efrem Lukatsky / AP) #
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A visitor uses a smartphone as he looks at a digital installation titled "Wander through the Crystal Universe" presented by teamLab, an art collective, during the DMM.PLANETS Art by teamLab exhibition on August 8, 2016, in Tokyo, Japan. (Tomohiro Ohsumi / Getty) #
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A fire blazes at Les Pennes-Mirabeau, near Marseille, France on August 11, 2016. France mobilized 1,500 firefighters on August 10, 2016, to deal with wildfires in the countryside north of Marseille that have gutted buildings and forced more than 1,000 people to flee their homes. (Boris Horvat / AFP / Getty) #
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Andrew Tate, piloting the Sound Propeller/Les Schwab boat, gets some air as he runs to a first-place finish in the H1 Unlimited Albert Lee Appliance Cup during Seafair weekend in Seattle on August 7, 2016. (Ted S. Warren / AP) #
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Baby gorilla Afia catches a ride on her keeper Joanne Rudd on 'Gorilla Island' at Bristol Zoo on August 10, 2016 in Bristol, England. The hand reared Western lowland gorilla who was born at the zoo by emergency C-section on February 12 is taken out onto the island daily to help build her confidence and awareness of what will eventually become her new home. Although Afia's mother Kera, still isn't aware that Afia is hers it is hoped that the young gorilla who is enjoying a varied diet of sweet potato, leafy lettuce and pellets, will continue to get to know her family under the watchful eyes of her dedicated keepers. (Matt Cardy / Getty) #
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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news conference with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan following their meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia, on August 9, 2016. (Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters) #
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A team equipped with anti-mosquito spray packs walks through the Koumassi district of Abidjan on August 11, 2016 during an operation aimed at preventing the spread of the zika virus. (Sia Kambou / AFP / Getty) #
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Doves fly around the monument during a memorial ceremony to mark the atomic bombing anniversary at the Peace Memorial Park in Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 2016. The Japanese city of Nagasaki on August 9 marked 71 years since its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with its mayor lauding a visit by US President Barack Obama to Hiroshima earlier this year. (Jiji Press / AFP / Getty) #
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United States' gold medal winner Simone Manuel cries during the medal ceremony for the women's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, on August 12, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Michael Sohn / AP) #
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Revelers party in a swimming pool during the Circuit Festival's Water Park Day, an open air gay party in Vilassar de Mar, near Barcelona, on August 9, 2016. (Josep Lago / AFP / Getty) #
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A masked Kashmiri protester stands during a protest against India after a day-long curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on August 8, 2016. Kashmir has been under a security lockdown and curfew since the killing of a popular rebel commander on July 8 sparked some of the largest protests against Indian rule in recent years. (Dar Yasin / AP) #
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An Indian paramilitary soldier falls down as he tries to kick back an exploded tear gas shell thrown back at them by Kashmiri Muslim protesters at the end of a day long curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on August 8, 2016. (Dar Yasin / AP) #
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A competitor takes part in the annual international waterfall jumping competition held in the old town of Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on August 6, 2016. (Dado Ruvic / Reuters) #
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A woman looks at a monitor showing Japan's Emperor Akihito delivering a speech in a video message on August 8, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. Japan's Emperor Akihito addressed to the nation in a rare video message on his worry that it may become difficult to carry out his duties as the symbol of the State considering his fitness level gradually declining on August 8, 2016. This will raise a debate in Japan as the current Japanese law states the Emperor serves until death. (Tomohiro Ohsumi / Getty) #
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A woman tries on Dlodlo V1 VR glasses during a press preview for the glasses at the Marriott Marquis, August 8, 2016 in New York City. (Drew Angerer / Getty) #
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A surfer catches a wave at Fistral Beach in Newquay on August 9, 2016, in Cornwall, England. (Matt Cardy / Getty) #
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Female Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters embrace each other in the city of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria, on August 10, 2016. (Rodi Said / Reuters) #
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Canoeists start the annual International Descent of the River Sella event, in which participants from all over the world race along a 20km stretch of the river that starts in Arriondas and ends in the seaside resort of Ribadesella, Spain, on August 6, 2016. (Eloy Alonso / Reuters) #
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A man shows a vulgar gesture as the motorcade carrying Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton passes by on its way to a campaign rally at the Exhibition Hall on August 8, 2016 in Kissimmee, Florida. (Joe Raedle / Getty) #
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A woman walks through in a full bloom sunflower field at the Serakogen Nojo flower farm on August 10, 2016, in Sera, Japan. More than a million sunflowers are in full bloom on this farm during their annual Himawari Matsuri or Serakogen Nojo Sunflower Festival held until August 20, 2016. (Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty) #
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Four-year-old Bayezid Hossain, believed to be suffering from the premature aging condition called progeria, is admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on August 6, 2016. Progeria is a condition which ages the body at eight times the normal rate. (Sk Hasan Ali / Corbis via Getty) #
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People take pictures of the smoke rising from a wildfire at Curral dos Romeiros, Funchal in Madeira island on August 9, 2016. Several houses were destroyed by multiple blazes in the region of Funchal and some 250 people were evacuated to spend the safe night in military installations. (Joana Sousa / AFP / Getty) #
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Ostriches wear masks as they are transported by a truck for relocation in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, on August 8, 2016. (China Daily / Reuters) #
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Secret Service officers work to secure U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton after a protester jumped into the buffer during a rally at Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, on August 10, 2016. (Chris Keane / Reuters) #
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Mia Tindall, great-grandchild of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, walks toward a Harris's hawk as she watches a bird of prey display on day 2 of the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park in Stroud, England, on August 6, 2016. (Max Mumby / Indigo / Getty) #
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Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima prepares to light the Olympic flame during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympics in Maracana Stadium on August 5, 2016. (Reinhard Krause / Reuters) #
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An elephant swims in the elephants' indoor pool at the Zoo in Leipzig, Germany, on August 8, 2016. (Jens Meyer / AP) #
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A firefighter looks on during an operation to extinguish a fire in Mosteiro, Portugal, on August 7, 2016. As in several other European countries, in Portugal last month was the hottest July ever, leaving tinder-dry vegetation. More than 2,000 firefighters were battling scores of forest fires throughout northern Portugal. (Miguel Riopa / AFP / Getty) #
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The Airlander 10 hybrid airship, after it recently left the hangar for the first time to commence ground systems tests before its maiden flight, at Cardington Airfield in Britain on August 9, 2016. (Gareth Bumstead / Reuters) #
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Rebel fighters fire towards positions of regime forces in Ramussa on the southwestern edges of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on August 6, 2016. Syrian rebels said they have broken a three-week government siege of second city Aleppo, turning the tables on Russian-backed regime forces who are now on the defensive. (Fadi Al-Halabi / AFP / Getty) #
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A man demolishes a statue in Jinan, Shandong Province, China, on August 5, 2016. (Reuters) #
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Silver Lining attend a photocall to promote the show 'Silver Lining and Jacksons Lane: Throwback' during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe at Heriot Place on August 7, 2016, in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Roberto Ricciuti / Getty) #
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Michael Phelps poses with his gold medal at the Men's 200m Butterfly Victory Ceremony in Rio's Olympic Aquatics Stadium. (Jeremy Lee / Reuters) #
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A Filipino boy watches local man Ranie Retura swim with his dog named "Brownie" as rain pours in suburban Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines on August 9, 2016. Classes were suspended in most parts of Metro Manila due to heavy rains. (Aaron Favila / AP) #
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A man watches buffaloes cross a river as they head to another grazing area, in Nanchong, Sichuan province, China, on August 10, 2016. (Reuters) #

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