Thursday 23 October 2014

Disney princess

Models present creations from the Disney Princess Collection by WTC Studio during Shanghai Fashion Week on October 20. Reuters/Aly Song  


Thank you, Indonesia

US Secretary of State John Kerry thanks the local police who helped with his security and motorcade after posing for a photograph with them in Jakarta on October 21. Reuters/Brian Snyder    


Deepening deadlock

Occupy Central protesters sit at a study area along the main street to the financial Central district as they continue blocking areas outside of the government headquarters building in Hong Kong on October 20. A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong on Monday as pro-democracy protests en


Sensing victory

Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani flash victory signs in a camp in the southeastern town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province on October 20. The US military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani on Sunday in what appeared to be


Saving what remains

A resident helps out with a bucket of water in dosing some burning shanties after a fire razed through a residential area in Pritil, Tondo, Metro Manila on October 20. An estimated 100 families were displaced by the fire which lasted for two hours, a Bureau of Fire Protection official said.&nbs


Perfect unison

Students of Shaolin Tagou Martial Arts School perform in the opening ceremony of the Zhengzhou International Shaolin Wushu Festival at Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, Henan province in China on October 19. Reuters/Stringer  


Breathing fire

A mechanical installation named "Long Ma" breathes fire during the Long Ma performance in front of the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, on a hazy night in Beijing on October 19. "Long Ma", a 17-meter long and 15-meter tall mechanized dragon sculpture, and


Jay Leno at humour awards

Honoree Jay Leno and his wife Mavis arrive on the red carpet at the taping of the Mark Twain Prize for Humor ceremony and performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington on October 19.  Reuters/Jonathan Ernst  


Palace of luxury

A visitor looks at an exhibit at the newly reopened Royal Jewelry Museum in Alexandria on October 19. The museum, which houses some 924 pieces of jewellery, medals and other belongings of the former Mohamed Ali Dynasty royal family, reopened to the public on Sunday after closing for security re


Play time

Three-week-old white lion cubs play at Belgrade's "Good Hope Garden" zoo on October 19. Belgrade zoo has a total of 10 white lions, which are extinct in the wild and are found only in zoos and reservations. It is estimated that there are around 500 living in captivity around the w

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