Thursday, 18 October 2018

News in Pictures

A seagull flies past the Houses of Parliament in central London

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An Iraqi boy leads his animals to safety after escaping from the village of Abu Jarboa during the military offensive to reclaim the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (IS). The operation has forced thousands of Iraqis to flee their homes.

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American actress Jessica Chastain was helped with her sunglasses after placing her hands in cement during a ceremony at the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood.

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So cute! The Duchess of Cambridge has some fun with a little one at a women’s center in western England.

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A participant crawl under a fence during the Legion Run, a 5-kilometer team-oriented run with obstacles of mud, fire, ice and barbed wire, in Rome

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The Power plant of Schkopau, western Germany is pictured on a cloudy evening in November.

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A man takes a photo of his colleague with a mobile phone on the burning oil tanker at the ship breaking yard in Gaddani, Karachi.

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A herd of elephants walk in Amboseli National Park, Kenya.

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Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen posed ahead of a fashion show in the Cuban capital, Havana – the first international fashion show since the 1959 communist revolution. Many onlookers expressed their frustration at being held behind police lines, well back from the event venue.

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Singer-songwriter Beyonce Knowles was one of many celebrities to attend the Met Ball at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The annual gala, which this year had the theme of fashion in an age of technology, is a fundraising event for the museum’s Costume Institute.

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