Saturday, 22 July 2017

News in Pictures


Buddhists across Asia mark Vesak with prayers, processions

BUDDHISTS across Asia commemorated the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha in Vesak celebrations this week. This year, the United Nations held its special Vesak Day celebrations in Sri Lanka, where a colourful lantern festival was organised with moving light displays and stalls to hand out free food and drinks ...

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Prince William steps in for Prince Philip aside The Queen A day after Prince Philip announced that he would be retiring from royal duties in the autumn, Prince William stepped in beside his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth. He was on hand to help welcome Burmese Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi ...

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Worst Dressed: Red Carpet Horror Stories At The Met Gala 2017

While many celebrities stunned in showstopping haute couture at the 2017 Met Gala, some sadly didn’t bring their A-game, like Madonna who opted for a strangely off-theme camo print gown and Karlie Kloss who bored in a predictable blazer dress. Here are some of the celebs who failed at the ...

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Pictures of the day

Ivanka Trump takes part in a conversation with Administrator of the Small Business Administration Linda McMahon at the US Institute of Peace in Washington A woman wearing a costume stands during a May Day protest in New York

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Meet Miss Russia-2017 Pageant Beauties

Winners of the Miss Russia-2017 pageant finals during the awards ceremony (from left): second runner-up Albina Akhtyamova, Miss Russia-2017 Polina Popova and first runner-up Ksenia Aleksandrova.

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Female Kashmiri students lead protests

SRINAGAR: A 17-year-old was reportedly shot dead by security forces on April 15 in Indian-administered Kashmir while at least 50 college students were wounded by police officers who fired pellets and tear gas. Video showing Indian soldiers using physical abuse sparked anger leading to violent clashes between police and protesting students outside ...

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Paris attack claimed by IS

Bystanders being searched. French authorities said the police shot the gunman dead as he tried to flee. People in the area walked toward police officers. The gunman jumped out of a car and opened fire on a police vehicle, officials said. The police swarmed the area around the Champs-Élysées after ...

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Picture of the week

A rhino charges a forestry and technical team after being released as part of a relocation project in Chitwan National Park, Nepal

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