Cliff diving in Copenhagen, a sea turtle survival mission, and more stunning images from the weekend.
Published August 27, 2018
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Handout/Getty ImagesA DRAMATIC DIVERussian diver Nikita Fedotov leaps 88 feet from a platform atop the Opera House in Copenhagen, Denmark, as part of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.Alex McBride/Getty ImagesCALLING JACKSON POLLOCKEarly-morning revelers get ready for London's Notting Hill Carnival, considered to be Europe's biggest street festival.
Paula Bronstein/Getty ImagesSTANDING TOGETHERTwo Rohingya girls share a laugh in the largest refugee camp housing the Rohingya people, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. A year ago, Myanmar's military crackdown on the ethnic Muslim minority forced 700,000 to flee their country to escape violence and torture. The U.N. has called it a case of ethnic cleansing.Chung Sung-Jun/Getty ImagesWE DOThousands of couples attend a mass wedding held by the Unification Church in Gapyeong-gun, South Korea. The church, which was founded by self-proclaimed messiah Rev. Sun Myung Moon in the mid-1950s, has been accused by many critics of being a cult.Mario Tama/Getty ImagesA BULLET DODGED?As Hurricane Lane was downgraded to a tropical storm, many residents of Hawaii breathed a sigh of relief, even as they were soaked by heavy rain. Here, a woman on Waikiki Beach catches a glimmer of sunshine.Chung Sung-Jun/Getty ImagesWAY BEYOND MAKEUPA model struts her stuff at a bodypainting festival in Daegu, South Korea.Scott Olson/Getty ImagesSAYING GOODBYEAmber Ayala mourns the loss of two brothers and two sisters who died in an early-morning fire in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood on Sunday, August 26. In all, eight people died in the blaze.James D. Morgan/Getty ImagesSTAIR WARSTo raise money for charity, more than 1,000 runners — many, like these four, in costume — climbed 1,504 stairs and over 1,000 vertical feet as part of the Sydney Tower Stair Challenge in Sydney, Australia. This year's winning time? Eight minutes and 42 seconds.John Shearer/TAS18/Getty Images for TASTAYLOR SINGSTaylor Swift performs at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee.Peter J Fox/Getty ImagesSMASH-UPFernando Alonso crashes over the top of Charles Leclerc during the Formula One Grand Prix in Belgium. The drivers walked away from the crash.Chris McGrath/Getty ImagesFIGHTING CHANCEBaby green sea turtles – who failed to make it to the water the night before – are collected as part of conversation efforts at Acyatan Beach in Adana, Turkey. The country is one of the most important nesting sites in the Mediterranean Sea for the endangered species.