Saturday, 27 May 2017

News in Pictures

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Sweden truck attack

A police officer stands at the cordoned off area following a terror attack on Drottninggatan Street in central Stockholm. Passers react at the scene where a truck crashed into the Ahlens department store at Drottninggatan in central Stockholm. Police stand guard outside the Swedish Parliament following the deadly truck attack ...

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We are not afraid

People light candles at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack People attend a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack, in London

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world’s tallest skyscraper Burj Khalifa lights up with Pakistan colours

The world’s tallest tower was draped in white and green to mark Pakistan’s Resolution Day. Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the tallest and most famous skyscraper in the world, lit up with the colours of the Pakistani national flag tonight to celebrate the country’s Resolution Day. The skyscraper celebrated this special day with ...

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Picture of the day

A woman arrives at a poll station to cast her vote in the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Pictures of the week

An attendee experiences the Infinity Room installation at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Film Interactive Festival 2017 in Austin, Texas, US. A tree in blossom, Herdecke, Germany.   A view of the Imambargah Jaagir Ali Akbar shrine in Chakwal, Pakistan.   Little Thunder, a traditional dancer and indigenous activist ...

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Thailand Lays Out Buffet for Elephants in National Celebration

BANGKOK: Five dozen elephants used their trunks on Monday to scoop up bananas, melons and pineapples from baskets at a special buffet laid on in Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya to celebrate the national animal. For centuries, elephants carried warriors into battle, took a key role in royal ceremonies and ...

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Holi celebrations

Indian devotees throw coloured powder during celebrations for Lathmar Holi in Barsana on the outskirts of Mathura in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Holi, also known as the festival of colour, was celebrated with zeal and vigour to mark the end of the winter season and to welcome ...

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PSL 2 FINAL

Peshawar Zalmi captain Darran Sammi (C) wears a traditional turban as he celebrates with teammates his team’s victory over Quetta Gladiators in the final cricket match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at The Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore on March 5, 2017. Quetta and Peshawar will have a host ...

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