THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 10, 2019


Posted at Jul 11 2019 03:28 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Dumping grounds

An Indonesian customs officer inspects containers filled with trash originating from Australia, which should have contained only waste paper, but authorities also found hazardous material and household trash, at a port in Surabaya on Tuesday. Indonesian authorities said in July 9 that it would send more than 210 tons of garbage back to Australia, as Southeast Asian nations push back against serving as dumping grounds for foreign trash. Juni Kriswanto, AFP

Flash flood in Spain

A woman speaks on the phone next to damaged cars after heavy rainfall in Tafalla, Spain, Tuesday. At least 1 person was reported killed after torrential rains caused massive flooding in northern parts of the country. Susana Vera, Reuters

'Release political prisoners'

Kin of political prisoners join human rights advocates during a protest rally outside Camp Crame in observance of the Global Day of Action to Release all Political Prisoners, Wednesday. The group demanded for the release of 532 political prisoners, 209 of whom were allegedly arrested and detained under the Duterte administration on trumped up charges and planted evidence. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Military, police identify Sulu bomber as Filipino

Philippine Armed Forces spokesperson Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo (L) and Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesperson Bernard Banac are seen on a mobile phone during a joint press conference at the military headquarters in Manila on Wednesday. Philippine security forces confirmed that at least one Filipino suicide bomber was behind an attack near a military camp that killed eight in Indanan, Sulu last June 28. Ted Aljibe, AFP

Shouting with glee

Janelle Tee and Ana Monica Tan react after being crowned Miss Earth Philippines 2019 and Miss Earth Philippines Air, respectively, as other pageant contestants congratulate them at Okada Manila in Pasay on Wednesday. Tee will represent the Philippines in the international edition of the pageant set for October. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News