Friday, 20 April 2018

News in Pictures

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Protests Against Padmaavat: Violence Spreads Across India

A man walks past a store which was vandalised on Tuesday night by a mob protesting against the release of Bollywood film “Padmaavat” in Ahmedabad. People stands near damaged vehicles which were set on fire Tuesday night by a mob protesting against the release of Bollywood film “Padmaavat” in Ahmedabad ...

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Week in pictures

A girl stands with a camel at a fair in Inner Mongolia. At this local festival there are camel races and beauty contests, with more than 200 camels participating. Princess Charlotte sits on the steps of Kensington Palace in this photograph taken by her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to ...

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Golden Globe Award

75th Golden Globe Awards

With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. Oprah Winfrey led the charge. “For too long women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak ...

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New Year's Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

World welcomes 2018

People celebrate New Year in Quezon City Metro Manila in the Philippines. A bride and groom react to their marriage documents during a mass wedding held in celebration of the new year in Jakarta, Indonesia. Hundreds of couples took part in the mass marriage, held by the city government to ...

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Sixty-day-old Nadia Ahmad Sabri, who suffers from severe malnutrition, lies in bed at a malnutrition treatment center in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida, Yemen December 20, 2017. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad - RC1CB3BE3160

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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UK

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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Masala Awards 2017

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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