Thursday, 18 October 2018

News in Pictures

Bulgaria crime

People take part in a vigil in memory of murdered Bulgarian TV journalist Viktoria Marinova in Sofia Bulgarians attend a candle-light vigil in memory of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova in the city of Ruse Women react during a candle-light vigil in memory of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova in ...

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Bolivia justice

Bolivians wait for the decision of the International Court of Justice regarding Bolivia’s maritime claim against Chile in La Paz. The International Court of Justice rejected a bid by landlocked Bolivia to force Chile to the negotiating table for access to the Pacific Ocean in a row dating back to ...

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Picture of the day

A customer takes a photo with a ball python at the Reptile Cafe in Phnom Penh. Taking off from the cat cafes already popular in the Cambodian capital, Chea Raty launched his business to revamp the skin-crawling reputation of lizards and snakes and convince haters that they are simply misunderstood. ...

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Picture of the day

A major airport that was cut off when a huge typhoon smashed through its sole access road was being evacuated Wednesday, as Japan grappled with devastation caused by its most powerful storm in a quarter of a century.Boats were ferrying stranded passengers from Kansai International Airport — one of the ...

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WEEK IN PICTURES

French president Emmanuel Macron holds his food tray in the canteen of a secondary school in Laval, western France at the start of the school year in France   People gather for a concert to say ‘No’ to the far right in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, – A free concert with ...

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Protesters flood US cities to fight Trump immigration policy

Activists march to protest the Trump administration’s approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents, Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Washington. (Photo: AP)   Activists, including one holding a “Star Wars”-themed sign, gather during a rally to protest the Trump administration’s approach to illegal border crossings ...

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Models protest Denmark’s burka ban at Copenhagen Fashion Week

Copenhagen-Danish designer Reza Etamadi used the runway to make a political statement at Copenhagen Fashion Week. The fashion show for his streetwear label’s latest collection MUF10 featured models in burkas and niqabs alongside police officers. It took place just days after Denmark’s full-face veil ban came into effect. “I have ...

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Drivers protest

For-hire drivers and their supporters rally in favor of proposed New York City legislation that would put a cap on ride-hailing vehicles outside the headquarters of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, which also houses offices of Uber and Lyft in New York City.

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100 hot air balloons fly for Lithuania’s 100th birthday

Balloon enthusiasts came to Lithuania from around the world. Photo: AFP One hundred hot air balloons floated over Lithuania’s second city of Kaunas on Saturday to mark 100 years of the Baltic state’s independence. “The first hot air balloon festival was in 1988 during Soviet times when flying balloons was ...

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London mayor, Royal Marines make debut at LGBT parade

LONDON: London Mayor Sadiq Khan and a contingent of Royal Marines have joined tens of thousands of people celebrating Britain’s LGBT community at a massive parade. The event on Saturday was the first pride march that had uniformed Marines as official participants. The Royal Marines Band led the contingent. Pride ...

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