Tuesday, 20 February 2018

News in Pictures

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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Following Mexico quakes, Day of the Dead parade honours rescuers

MEXICO CITY: Dancing devils, towering skeletons and altars festooned with marigolds made their way down Mexico City’s main thoroughfare on Saturday to commemorate Day of the Dead in a country still mourning nearly 500 people killed in earthquakes last month. More than 700 performers prepared for months for the colourful ...

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Photos: Bollywood actresses celebrate Diwali

MUMBAI: Several Bollywood actresses celebrated Diwali festival in their own style with various parties at the residence of big celebrities. Jacqueline Fernandez shared photographs of her experience with Alia Bhatt and Sonam Kapoor while posing in several photos with them. In a series of Instagram posts, Jacqueline was seen celebrating ...

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Photos: Storm Ophelia batters UK and Ireland

Huge waves strike the harbor wall and lighthouse at Porthcawl, South Wales, on October 16, 2017 as Storm Ophelia, downgraded from a hurricane arrives in the UK and Ireland. Ophelia ramming Ireland on Monday left three people dead, 330,000 homes and businesses without power, the shutting of schools and the ...

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PFDC L’Oreal Bridal Week 2017

LAHORE: There was an infectious, palpable energy buzzing at the PFDC L’oreal Paris Bridal Week (PLBW) for the event’s first day was one of many hits and few misses. There was fashion that stood out, a new glossy venue that helped keep things fresh and even a new format for ...

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