Sunday 23 November 2014

Kimono call

A woman, dressed in a traditional Japanese kimono, poses for tourists in Kyoto, western Japan on November 19. Reuters/Thomas Peter  


Islamic fashion

Models wear creations from the MSF collection backstage at the Islamic Fashion Festival in Kuala Lumpur on November 18. Reuters/Olivia Harris  


Vision for freedom

Youths pose for photographs as they climb on top of a sculpture in the form of a giant pair of spectacles on Cape Town's Sea Point Promenade on November 18. Inspired by Nelson Mandela, the work  'Perceiving Freedom' by artist Michael Elion has stirred some controversy in the lo


Drought danger

An aerial view of the Atibainha dam, part of the Cantareira reservoir, during a drought in Nazare Paulista, Sao Paulo state on November 18. Brazil's worst drought in 80 years has left the Cantareira system, that provides greater Sao Paulo with most of its water, with the lowest water level


Lighting up Times Square

A man dressed up as the Statue of Liberty walks in front of a new digital advertising screen in Times Square, New York on November 18. According to local media the screen is a full block long, 8 storeys tall, is lit with 24 million LED pixels and has a higher resolution than most TV sets. The a


Hitler’s art

An employee puts away a watercolour of the old registry office in Munich by former German dictator Adolf Hitler at Weidler auction house in Nuremberg on November 18. The watercolour, which was painted by Hitler around 1914 and includes an original bill of sale from a Munich art dealer in 1916,


Blockade build-up

Masked pro-democracy protesters set up a barricade outside the area which has been cleared under a court injunction, near Citic Tower and the government headquarters in Hong Kong on November 18. Hong Kong on Tuesday cleared part of a protest camp in the heart of the city that has been occupied


Wrath rekindled

Demonstrators march through the streets during a protest over the shooting death of Michael Brown in Clayton, Missouri on November 17. Several dozen demonstrators took to the streets Monday in Clayton, Missouri, where a grand jury is determining whether to file criminal charges against a white


Spiral Assembly

A member of Christie's staff views 'Spiral Assembly' by British artist Terry Frost at Christie's auction house in central London November 17, 2014. The piece, with a sales estimate of GBP 40-60,000 ($62,660-$94,000) forms part of a Modern British and Irish Art Sale on November 1


No chicken tonight

A digger is used to dump eggs and chickens into a container at a poultry farm, where a highly contagious strain of bird flu was found by Dutch authorities, in Hekendorp on November 17. Dutch authorities said on Sunday they had found the highly contagious strain of bird flu, H5N8, at the poultry

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