Thursday, 21 March 2019

News in Pictures

Rohingya crisis: Hungry faces everywhere

Shafiqa Begum was among the crowd chasing a minivan distributing food packets among starving Rohingyas near Tyingkhali Rohingya camp. Holding her eight-day-old daughter tightly to her chest, she tried her best to push through the thick throng. But before she could go near it, the van started to move back ...

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Week in Pictures

A firefighter battles the Ponderosa Fire east of Oroville, California, US. An ear of wheat is seen during sunset in a field outside the Siberian village of Legostaevo, in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia. Veteran alpinist Oscar Cadiach (C) along with members of his team as they hoist the Pakistani flag on ...

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Mumbai left reeling after extreme monsoon downpour

Mumbai was under water on Wednesday following exceptionally heavy rainfall which overwhelmed the city’s drainage infrastructure. Mumbai is India’s most populous city, and very few of its 18.4 million inhabitants were unaffected by the downpours. In the 24 hours to 12:00 GMT on Wednesday, the city recorded a total of ...

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Picture of the day

Macedonian Christian Orthodox Archbishop Stefan holds a holy Christmas liturgy in St Clement’s Orthodox Cathedral church in Skopje

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