Sunday, 7 March 2021

News in Pictures

Week in pictures

An artist holds a portrait of former Soviet leader Josef Stalin outside the GUM, State Department store decorated with New Year and Christmas illumination in Moscow’s Red Square, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Communist supporters marked the anniversary of Stalin’s birth on Thursday. People pray next to the coffin of slain ...

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Armed patrols stepped up on stations and trains

COUNTER-TERROR operations are being scaled up by British Transport Police amid ‘severe’ threats facing the UK. The force, which protects the rail network, is creating new units of firearms officers, dogs and ‘behaviour detection’ personnel in Birmingham and Manchester.

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Indo-Pak Stars Come Together in Masala Awards 2017

DUBAI: In a slew of parties that happen every night, very few dresses ever catch anybody’s attention. Except that’s not what happened at the Masala Awards in Dubai, thanks to Mawra Hocane. The Pakistani actor, best known for her work in 2016 Bollywood film Sanam Teri Kasam, wore the most ...

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In pictures: Sadiq Khan on historic trip to Pakistan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Pakistan to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign. He met government officials, representatives of civil society, cricketers and different other dignitaries from every walk of life. He was full of praise for Pakistan and voiced joy for coming to land which is home to his ...

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Southern California Fires, Two people burned in new blaze

With weary firefighters continuing their assault on several major wildfires wreaking devastation across Southern California, two new blazes fired up Thursday, adding to the region’s smoke-filled misery. At least 190,000 residents have been evacuated as 5,700 firefighters work to contain the blazes, Cal Fire officials said. Edward Aguilar runs through ...

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Protest over Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

Palestinian demonstrators burn posters of the US president in Bethlehem’s Manger Square in protest to him declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on December 6, 2017. Abbas said the United States can no longer play the role of peace broker after Donald Trump’s decision on Wednesday to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s ...

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Today in Pictures

A Poland Bantam Chamois female chicken is seen on display at the 45th National Championship Poultry Show, hosted by ‘The Poultry Club of Great Britain’ and held at The International Centre in Telford, Shropshire   The full moon is pictured behind Christmas lights in Marseille, France   A man, disguised ...

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Photos of the day

Paris, France – The Nautic SUP Paris Crossing stand-up paddle competition on the Seine   Zlín, Czech Republic – Participants dressed in traditional costumes walk from house to house during the seasonal St Nicholas parade. Children receive sweets from St Nicholas while the devils get up to mischief   Bali, ...

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Archaeologists find Greco-Roman mummy in Egypt

A Russian archaeological team has discovered a well-preserved mummy from the Greco-Roman period in a wooden coffin south of Cairo, Egypt’s antiquities ministry said Tuesday. The discovery was made near New Fayoum city, about 80 kilometers south of the Egyptian capital, the ministry said in a statement. The team “found ...

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