Michel Bega

Compiled by Michel Bega

Multimedia Editor


24 hours in pictures, 14 June 2024

Through the lens: The Citizen's Picture Editors select the best news photographs from South Africa and around the world.


We bring you a visual snapshot of the day’s news events, including pictures from South Africa’s first sitting of parliament, Houthi supporters carrying rifles as they attend a protest against the US and Israel, artistic swimming at the European Aquatics Championships Belgrade and 5000m Women Final during the Kenya Athletics 2024 Paris Olympic Trials.

Houthi protest against the US and Israel in Sana'a
Houthi supporters carrying rifles react as they attend a protest against the US and Israel, and in solidarity with the Palestinian people, in Sana’a, Yemen, 14 June 2024. Thousands of Houthi supporters took part in a protest in solidarity with the Palestinian people and condemning the US support for Israel’s military operation in the Gaza Strip, as Houthis step up missile and drone attacks on shipping lanes. Yemen’s Houthis have launched some 11 maritime attacks with 31 ballistic and cruise missiles, and drones, and a drone boat against shipping lanes in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden over the past week, in retaliation for the Israeli military operations in Gaza, according to a televised speech by the Houthis’ leader, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi. Picture: EPA-EFE/YAHYA ARHAB
Greenfield Openair Festival 2024 in Interlaken
A person dressed as an Orc stands guard outside his camp near the ‘Mittelaltermarkt’ (medieval market), at the Greenfield Openair Festival, in Interlaken, Switzerland, 14 June 2024. The festival with international band playing on two stages and a broad cultural program runs from 13 to 15 June 2024. Picture: EPA-EFE/ANTHONY ANEX
European Aquatics Championships 2024
Team Greece competes in the Team Free Final of the artistic swimming at the European Aquatics Championships Belgrade 2024, in Belgrade, Serbia, 14 June 2024. Picture: EPA-EFE/ANDREJ CUKIC
Muslim pilgrims arrive at the Mina tent camp
Muslim pilgrims arrive at the Mina tent camp during the annual Hajj pilgrimage near the holy city of Mecca on June 14, 2024. More than a million Muslim pilgrims started the hajj pilgrimage on June 14, against the grim backdrop of the Gaza war and in exhausting summer heat. (Photo by FADEL SENNA / AFP)
Dutch fans in orange caravan heading to Hamburg
Sjoukje and Jellert from Emmen during a fan parade at football club HHC Hardenberg, Netherlands, 14 June 2024. The KNVB organized a fan parade with the hope that as many Orange fans as possible will set sail in a caravan to Hamburg where the Dutch national team will play their first match of the UEFA EURO 2024 against Poland. Picture: EPA-EFE/VINCENT JANNINK
Kenyan trials for Paris Olympics
Kenyan 1500m world record holder Faith Kipyegon takes part in the 5000m Women Final during the Kenya Athletics 2024 Paris Olympic Trials at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi, on June 14, 2024. (Photo by LUIS TATO / AFP)
Rainy season causes floods in Abidjan
A man pushes a motorbike through a street flooded by heavy rains in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 14 June 2024. The city of Abidjan has been on high alert since 13 June 2024, as the rainy season with its associated risks has resumed. According to a provisional report from the Military Fire Brigade (GSPM), the severe weather has resulted in over 200 casualties so far. Picture: EPA-EFE/LEGNAN KOULA
People bathe at a public shower on a hot summer day
People bathe at a public shower on a hot summer day in Amritsar on June 14, 2024. – India’s heatwave is the longest ever to hit the country, the government’s top weather expert said on June 10 as he warned people will face increasingly oppressive temperatures. Parts of northern India have been gripped by a heatwave since mid-May, with temperatures soaring over 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit). (Photo by Narinder NANU / AFP)
An Honduran Military Police of Public Order officer
An Honduran Military Police of Public Order officer walks next to the fire during the incineration of 5.6 tonnes of cocaine in a military unit on the southern outskirts of Tegucigalpa on June 13, 2024. This is the second cocaine-burning operation in Honduras in 2024. On April 9, 1,350 kilos were confiscated and burned two weeks earlier by ten Hondurans detained on two boats in the jurisdiction of the insular department of Islas de la Bahia (Caribbean). (Photo by Orlando SIERRA / AFP)
Economic Freedom Fighters
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema (C) smiles after being sworn in as member of parliament during the first sitting of the New South African Parliament in Cape Town on June 14, 2024. (Photo by Wikus de Wet / AFP)
John Steenhuisen
John Steenhuisen, leader of the Democratic Alliance, addresses the media after signing a governing agreement with the ruling African National Congress(ANC) during the first sitting of the New South African Parliament in Cape Town on June 14, 2024. (Photo by WIKUS DE WET / AFP)
President of the African National Congress (ANC) Cyril Ramaphosa
President of the African National Congress (ANC) Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as member of parliment during the first sitting of the New South African Parliament in Cape Town on June 14, 2024. (Photo by WIKUS DE WET / AFP)
Canada's HMCS Margaret Brooke
Canada’s HMCS Margaret Brooke, the second Harry DeWolf-class offshore patrol vessel for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), arrives in Havana Harbor on June 14, 2024. The visit of the Canadian warship is to celebrate 80 years of relations between Cuba and Canada and coincides with the presence of a Russian naval force docked in the same port. (Photo by YAMIL LAGE / AFP)

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