Thursday, 23 March 2017

News in Pictures

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Picture of the day

A woman arrives at a poll station to cast her vote in the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Pictures of the week

An attendee experiences the Infinity Room installation at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Film Interactive Festival 2017 in Austin, Texas, US. A tree in blossom, Herdecke, Germany.   A view of the Imambargah Jaagir Ali Akbar shrine in Chakwal, Pakistan.   Little Thunder, a traditional dancer and indigenous activist ...

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Thailand Lays Out Buffet for Elephants in National Celebration

BANGKOK: Five dozen elephants used their trunks on Monday to scoop up bananas, melons and pineapples from baskets at a special buffet laid on in Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya to celebrate the national animal. For centuries, elephants carried warriors into battle, took a key role in royal ceremonies and ...

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Holi celebrations

Indian devotees throw coloured powder during celebrations for Lathmar Holi in Barsana on the outskirts of Mathura in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Holi, also known as the festival of colour, was celebrated with zeal and vigour to mark the end of the winter season and to welcome ...

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Peshawar Zalmi captain Darran Sammi (C) wears a traditional turban as he celebrates with teammates his team’s victory over Quetta Gladiators in the final cricket match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at The Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore on March 5, 2017. Quetta and Peshawar will have a host ...

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Picture of the day

Singer Nicki Minaj attends Rick Owens’ Fall-Winter 2017-2018 ready-to-wear fashion collection presentation, in Paris, France.

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French artist emerges after spending week inside a rock

French artist Abraham Poincheval waves as he exits the two halves of the rock in which he has been been entombed, in Paris. The artist made headlines worldwide when the two halves of the rock closed around him on February 22, 2017 at Paris’s Palais de Tokyo art museum. Poincheval, ...

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