Friday 27 May 2016
 
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Strategic talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R), Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al Khalid al Sabah (L) and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir (C) pose during the 4th meeting of the strategic dialogue Russia-Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the GCC, in Moscow, Russia,

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Louvre on Louvre

A view of the Pyramid of the Louvre museum covered with a gigantic black and white trompe l'oeil photo of the Louvre building by French artist JR in Paris, France, on May 25. The exhibition 'Contemporary art – JR at the Louvre' runs till June 27. EPA/Jeremy Lempin

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Ivanovic wins

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in action against Oceane Dodin of France during their women's single first round match at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, May 23. Ivanovic won 6-0, 5-7; 6-2. EPA/Rober Ghement.

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Professor Jolie

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie will join the London School of Economics (LSE) as a visiting professor on a new masters course on women, peace and security, the school announced. The course, which starts next year, is the first of its kind globally and will be run by the LSE Centre for Women,

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Stop this trade!

Indonesia government officials burn confiscated consumer goods made from endangered animals at the Aceh Forestry Ministry Office in Band Aceh, Indonesia, on May 23. The illegal items were confiscated from wild animal poachers and illegal wild animal traders in Aceh as Indonesia's government

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Scrapyard blaze

A massive blaze broke out at a scrapyard in south Alba in Riffa, Bahrain, yesterday (May 21). A total of 20 civil defence vehicles and more than 60 firefighters worked to put out the fire. A senior police official said there were no injuries reported, adding that an investigation is underway to

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Black beauty at Cannes

Belgian actress Virginie Efira arrives for the screening of 'Elle' during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, on May 21. The movie is presented in the Official Competition of the festival which concludes tomorrow (May 22).

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Ready for Blue Strike

Thai soldiers perform the martial art 'Muay Thai' during the opening ceremony of the Blue Strike 2016 joint military exercise at a military base in Chonburi province, Thailand, on May 21. Thailand and China hold joint 'Blue Strike' military exercises, naval exerci

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Spreading colours of love

Revellers take part in the 'Festival of Colors' in Warsaw, Poland, on May 21. The event refers to the tradition Hindu festival  of Holi celebrated across India on the occasion of the arrival of spring. It takes place on the approach of vernal equinox, in the month of Phalguna (Febr

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2km-long pizza

Neapolitan pizza makers walk after attempting to break the world record for the longest pizza ever made, by making a two kilometre margherita (16-inch wide) pizza along the city waterfront, in Naples, Italy, May 18. EPA/Cesare Abbate

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