Tuesday, 23 October 2018

News in Pictures

Indonesia’s Yadnya Kasada festival, Offerings to a volcano

Bystanders prepare to catch ritual offerings thrown into the smouldering crater of an active volcano in Indonesia’s tribal hinterlands in Probolinggo, East Java province, as part of Yadnya Kasada festival which falls on the 14th day of the Kasada month based on the traditional Hindu lunar calendar. (Juni Kriswanto / ...

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British Museum reveals secrets of ancient Assyrian ruler

Ashurbanipal hunting on horseback, Nineveh, Assyria, 645 – 635 BC.  (Courtesy British Museum) Stone stele depicting Ashurbanipal, right, shown with a ritual basket on his head with cuneiform inscription, South Iraq, Marduk temple (Babylon), 668BC – 665BC. His brother Shamash-shumu-ukin, left, carved with cuneiform inscription, South Iraq, Temple of Nabu ...

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World in Pictures

A wild owls is measured, weighed and ringed, in the zoo in Arnhem, The Netherlands. EPA A woman uses a VR headset to view images by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in Mexico City, Mexico. Sashenka Gutierrez / EPA An Indonesian Muslim prays at a mMosque in Bandung, West Java. Timur ...

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Woman ate endangered animals to make YouTube money

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: A Cambodian woman sparked outrage countrywide after she filmed herself skinning, cooking and eating endangered animals in order to earn money on YouTube. She was later arrested by the authorities. Named, Ah Lin Tuch – the woman drew strong criticism on the social media worldwide and her ...

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Bella Hadid is finally comfortable with her style

LONDON: Bella Hadid enjoys dressing for herself and no longer likes to listen to the opinions of others when it comes to her personal outfit choices. The 21-year-old model has been stepping out in a variety of head-turning outfits on the red carpet at this year’s Cannes Film Festival ensuring ...

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Prince Louis’s official photographs released!

LONDON: Britain’s royal family released the first two official photographs of newly born Prince Louis on Sunday, one of which shows him being held by his sister Princess Charlotte, aged three. Louis, who is fifth in line to the British throne, was born on April 23 weighing 8lbs 7oz (3.83 ...

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