Wednesday, 24 January 2018

News in Pictures


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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Miss Universe 2017: South Africa contestant wins crown

LAS VEGAS: Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, won the Miss Universe crown Sunday. The 22-year-old, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez, while the second runner-up was ...

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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2017

Top models from around the world including Bella Hadid, Sui He and Karlie Kloss hit the runway in Shanghai, China for the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Victoria’s Secret models Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel, Elsa Hosk, Jasmine Tookes, Josephine Skriver, Lais Ribeiro, Lily Aldridge, Martha Hunt, Romee Strijd, ...

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In Pictures: Rainbow celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

Australians have voted overwhelmingly for same-sex marriage, paving the way for legislation by the end of 2017 and sparking rainbow celebrations on Wednesday, with people wearing wedding dresses and sequined suits and declaring “our love is real”. Australia will become the 26th nation to formalise the unions if the legislation ...

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6th Miss World win puts India level with Venezuela

SANYA: An Indian medical student was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort on Saturday, making her country the joint most successful in the beauty pageant’s history. Ms Manushi Chhillar is the sixth Indian winner of the long-running contest, following in the footsteps of Bollywood actresses ...

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CMA Awards 2017

Ruby glittered in this sequin gown Carrie Underwood also stood out in a gorgeous purple Fouad Sarkis dress The pair performed their track together in public for the first time But it was Pink and daughter Willow who really stole the show The pair both looked like real-life princesses

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Melbourne Cup 2017: Annual parade in pictures

It may not be an official public holiday, but thousands of fans have skipped school and work to line the streets of Melbourne for the annual Cup parade. Locals and tourists cheered, waved flags and snapped photographs as jockeys, trainers and past Melbourne Cup winners made their way along Bourke ...

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An exhausted Rohingya lies on the muddy ground after crossing over from the Myanmar border into Bangladesh, near Palong Khali, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Nov. 1 2017. In a scene that's played out over and over again, at least 2,000 exhausted and starving Rohingya crossed the swollen Naf river on Wednesday and waited along the Bangladesh border for permission to cross, fleeing persecution in Myanmar. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Rohingya Muslims await chance to enter Bangladesh

PALONG KHALI: The scene has played out with heartbreaking regularity as hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled persecution in Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh: terrified knots of men, women and children crossing the swollen Naf River and waiting along the border for permission to cross. On Thursday, at least ...

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