Friday, 18 January 2019

News in Pictures

Tear-Gassed at US Border

Concertina wire had been laid, extra border patrol officers had been deployed to the U.S. Mexico border, and ports of entry, “hardened.” Yet, none of it stopped the border clash on Sunday when suffocating tear gas was fired by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials against Central American migrants whose ...

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Yami Gautam channels her inner princess

BOLLYWOOD actress Yami Gautam, who posed for a UK-based wedding mag, looks nothing less than a princess in her photographs. The actress is setting some serious bridal look goals with her regal portraits. The outfit was designed by Rimple and Harpreet Narula, and the shoot was recently done in an old ...

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California – Deadly wildfire

  Only a day after it began, a blaze that started outside the hilly town of Paradise in California had grown to nearly 362 square kilometers and destroyed more than 6,700 structures, almost all of them homes, making it California’s most destructive wildfire since record-keeping began. Most of its buildings ...

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Picture of the day

Prince Harry and Meghan arrived in Wellington to a traditional Maori welcome, an official reception disrupted by a fire alarm and a rock star reception during a public walkabout. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on the last leg of a 16-day, four-nation tour which was timed to coincide ...

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Students protest

High school students rally and protest against a new high school educational reform in central Athens  

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Bulgaria crime

People take part in a vigil in memory of murdered Bulgarian TV journalist Viktoria Marinova in Sofia Bulgarians attend a candle-light vigil in memory of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova in the city of Ruse Women react during a candle-light vigil in memory of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova in ...

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Bolivia justice

Bolivians wait for the decision of the International Court of Justice regarding Bolivia’s maritime claim against Chile in La Paz. The International Court of Justice rejected a bid by landlocked Bolivia to force Chile to the negotiating table for access to the Pacific Ocean in a row dating back to ...

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Picture of the day

A customer takes a photo with a ball python at the Reptile Cafe in Phnom Penh. Taking off from the cat cafes already popular in the Cambodian capital, Chea Raty launched his business to revamp the skin-crawling reputation of lizards and snakes and convince haters that they are simply misunderstood. ...

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Picture of the day

A major airport that was cut off when a huge typhoon smashed through its sole access road was being evacuated Wednesday, as Japan grappled with devastation caused by its most powerful storm in a quarter of a century.Boats were ferrying stranded passengers from Kansai International Airport — one of the ...

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WEEK IN PICTURES

French president Emmanuel Macron holds his food tray in the canteen of a secondary school in Laval, western France at the start of the school year in France   People gather for a concert to say ‘No’ to the far right in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, – A free concert with ...

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