<![CDATA[Photos - Astro Awani]]> http://english.astroawani.com/ http://static.astroawani.com/images/astro_awani_logo.png Astro Awani 248 146 <![CDATA[Westminster attack: Mourning for London]]> (7 Photos)
People light candles at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. - REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth People observe a minute Britain A woman holds a placard at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. - REUTERS/Hannah McKay Candles burn on Westminster Bridge the day after an attack in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. - REUTERS/Darren Staples A woman looks at floral tributes laid in Westminster the day after the attack in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. - REUTERS/Hannah McKay The Brandenburg Gate is illuminated with the British national flag to pay tribute to the victims of an attack in London, at the German capital in Berlin, Thursday, March 23, 2017. - AP Photo/Markus Schreiber ]]>
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<![CDATA[Assailant shot, policeman stabbed and several injured in UK parliament incident]]> (12 Photos)
Police tapes off Parliament Square after reports of loud bangs, in London, Britain, March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth A man lies injured after a shootings incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017.  REUTERS/Toby Melville Injured people are assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017.  REUTERS/Toby Melville A woman lies injured after a shotting incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017.  REUTERS/Toby Melville A woman assist an injured person after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017.   REUTERS/Toby Melville Emergency personnel tend to an injured person close to the Palace of Westminster, London, Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  London police say officers called to a Police close the area near Houses of Parliament, London,  after sounds similar to gunfire have been heard close to the Houses of Parliament, London, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Victoria Jones/PA via AP An injured man is assisted after an attack on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain, March 22, 2017. - REUTERS/Toby Melville People are seen inside the pods on the London Eye after it was stopped following an attack on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain, March 22, 2017. - REUTERS/Eddie Keogh Emergency services at the scene outside the Palace of Westminster, London, after policeman has been stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament, March 22, 2017. - AP Photo Police officers work at the scene after an attack on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain, March 22, 2017. - REUTERS/Hannah McKay Britain ]]>
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<![CDATA[Egypt camel racers hope desert sport will spread to fresh pastures]]> (8 Photos)
Jockeys, most of whom are children, compete on their mounts during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. Picture taken March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Jockeys, most of whom are children, compete on their mounts at the starting line during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. Picture taken March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh A child jockey competes on his mount during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. Picture taken March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Jockeys, most of whom are children, compete on their mounts during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. Picture taken March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Jockeys, most of whom are children, compete on their mounts during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. Picture taken March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Race coordinators examine the camels of jockeys, most of whom are children, at the starting line during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. Picture taken March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Fahad, an 8-year-old jockey, looks on during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. Picture taken March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Ayman, an 11-year-old jockey, kisses his camel near the starting line during the opening of the International Camel Racing festival at the Sarabium desert in Ismailia, Egypt, March 21, 2017. Picture taken March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh ]]>
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<![CDATA[Kate and Prince William's royal tour in Paris]]> (7 Photos)
Britain Britain Britain Britain Director of the Musee dOrsay Laurence des Cars, 2nd left, guides Britain Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge and Britain France ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/kate-and-prince-williams-royal-tour-paris-4327 Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:28:19 +0800 4327
<![CDATA[Flash floods take dramatic toll in Lima, Peru]]> (6 Photos)
A woman is assisted while crossing a flooded street after the Huayco river overflooded its banks sending torrents of mud and water rushing through the streets in Huachipa, Peru, March 17, 2017. - REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo Police help residents cross a flooded street after a massive landslide and flood in the Huachipa district of Lima, Peru, March 17, 2017. - REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda Rescue workers use a zip line to evacuate a child after the Huayco river overflooded its banks sending torrents of mud and water rushing through the streets in Huachipa, Peru, March 17, 2017. - REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo A man walks through a flooded street after the Huayco river overflooded its banks sending torrents of mud and water rushing through the streets in Huachipa, Peru, March 17, 2017. - REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo A flooded street is seen after the Huayco river overflooded its banks sending torrents of mud and water rushing through the streets in Huachipa, Peru, March 17, 2017. - REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo Rescue workers use an extension ladder to evacuate stranded residents after the Huayco river overflooded its banks sending torrents of mud and water rushing through the streets in Huachipa, Peru, March 17, 2017. - REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo ]]>
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<![CDATA[Floods and mudslides kill dozens in Peru]]> (9 Photos)
A man plays in a flooded street using an inner tube in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 16, 2017. -AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd A man takes an inner tube onto a street flooded by the overflow of the Huaycoloro river in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 16, 2017. -AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd People watch from the top of a hill as the overflow of the Huaycoloro river floods streets in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 16, 2017. -AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd Neighbors work to salvage belongings from their flooded homes in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 16, 2017. -AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd Neighbors work to salvage belongings from their flooded home in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 16, 2017. -AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd Soldiers carry tools to use for helping neighbors cross a flooded street in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 16, 2017. -AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd A woman works to salvage belongings from her flooded home in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 16, 2017. -AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd A man wades through a flooded street in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 16, 2017. -AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd A man looks at the flow of the Huaycoloro river in Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 16, 2017. -AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/man-plays-flooded-street-using-inner-tube-lima-peru-4322 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:00:31 +0800 4322
<![CDATA[Joy and tears of SPM 2016]]> (7 Photos)
58 students who obtained straight A A student cries after receiving her SPM 2016 result at Sekolah Seri Puteri Cyberjaya in Sepang on 16 March 2017. - ASTRO AWANI / SHAHIR OMAR Students calming each other after receiving their results at Sekolah Seri Puteri Cyberjaya in Sepang on 16 March 2017. - ASTRO AWANI / SHAHIR OMAR Junior students show support for their senior at SMK Seri Puteri Cyberjaya in Sepang on 16 March 2017. - ASTRO AWANI / SHAHIR OMAR A student reacts after her name was announce as among the straight A achievers of SPM 2016, on 16 March 2017. - ASTRO AWANI / SHAHIR OMAR Two students hugging each other after received their SPM 2016 results at Sekolah Seri Puteri Cyberjaya in Sepang on 16 March 2017. - ASTRO AWANI / SHAHIR OMAR A 2016 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) candidate showing her results to her parents at Sekolah Seri Puteri Cyberjaya in Sepang on 16 March 2017. - ASTRO AWANI / SHAHIR OMAR ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/spm-2016-results-are-better-numbers-are-drops-4320 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:10:04 +0800 4320
<![CDATA[Snowstorm strikes US]]> (11 Photos)
Two women struggle to walk in the blowing snow during a winter storm Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Boston. - AP Photo/Michael Dwyer People walk in the wind-driven snow during a winter storm Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Boston. - AP Photo/Michael Dwyer People struggle to walk in the blowing snow during a winter storm Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Boston. - AP Photo/Michael Dwyer A person stands in the wind-driven snow during a winter storm Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Boston. - AP Photo/Michael Dwyer Two guys have fun playing golf with a tennis ball as a blizzard sweeps through Times Square, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in New York. - AP Photo/Mark Lennihan People walk  through New York A crew of snow shovelers works as a blizzard sweeps through Times Square, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in New York. - AP Photo/Mark Lennihan A pedestrian crosses East Broadway during a snowstorm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the Chinatown neighborhood of New York. - AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) A man salts a sidewalk during a snowstorm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Jersey City, N.J. - AP Photo/Julio Cortez From loaders, center, work on a mound of snow near gates at Newark Liberty International Airport a day after a snowstorm hit the region, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Newark, N.J. - AP Photo/Julio Cortez A traveler rests on a bench at Newark Liberty International Airport a day after a snowstorm hit the region, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Newark, N.J. - AP Photo/Julio Cortez ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/snowstorm-strikes-us-4318 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:43:53 +0800 4318
<![CDATA[Holi 2017 : Festival of Colours]]> (6 Photos)
A woman smeared with coloured powder shakes her head to remove it after it was applied on her while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Mumbai, India, March 13, 2017. - REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade People take part in Holi, the Festival of Colours, celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal March 12, 2017. - REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar - People take part in Holi, the Festival of Colours, celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal March 12, 2017. - REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar A man reacts as he shakes his head to remove coloured powder after it was applied on him while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Agartala, India March 13, 2017. - REUTERS/Jayanta Dey Women take part in Holi, the festival of colours, in Delhi, India, March 13, 2017. - REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton A girl reacts as coloured water is thrown on her face while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Mumbai, India, March 13, 2017. - REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/holi-2017-festival-colours-4317 Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:00:01 +0800 4317
<![CDATA[South Korea - Cheers and tears as President Park ousted]]> (9 Photos)
Supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye wait for her arrival in front of her private home in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, March 12, 2017. Park left the presidential palace on Sunday evening, two days after the country A vehicle carrying ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives through her supporters at her private home in Seoul. South Korea, Sunday, March 12, 2017. Park left the presidential palace on Sunday evening, two days after the country Ousted South Korea Protesters stage a candle light vigil calling for impeached President Park Geun-hye Protesters react after hearing the Constitutional Court A protester reacts after hearing the Constitutional Court Supporters of South Korean President Park Geun-hye cry during a rally opposing her impeachment near the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 10, 2017. In a historic ruling Friday, South Korea A supporter of South Korean President Park Geun-hye cries during a rally opposing her impeachment near the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 10, 2017. In a historic ruling Friday, South Koreas Constitutional Court formally removed impeached president from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil, worsened an already-serious national divide and led to calls for sweeping reforms. - AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon A supporter of South Korean President Park Geun-hye weeps during a rally opposing her impeachment near Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 10, 2017. In a historic ruling Friday, South Korea ]]>
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<![CDATA[Netherlands bars Turkish ministers as rally dispute escalates]]> (6 Photos)
Protesters waving flags chant slogans outside the Dutch consulate in central Istanbul Protesters wave flags outside the Dutch consulate in central Istanbul A Dutch riot policeman tries to get his dog to let go of a man after riots broke out during a pro Erdogan demonstration at the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, March 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Turkey Supporters of Turkey Demonstrators arrive at the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Saturday, March 11, 2017. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was due to visit Rotterdam on Saturday to campaign for a referendum next month on constitutional reforms in Turkey. The Dutch government says that it withdrew the permission for Cavusoglu ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pictures of the week: 6 - 11 March]]> (8 Photos)
Qi Guangpu of China performs an aerial during the FIS Snowboarding and Freestyle Skiing World Championships, Sierra Nevada, Spain, March 9, 2017.  REUTERS/Paul Hanna Relatives of a suspected drug pusher, who was shot and killed by unidentified men, react upon learning that their kin was killed in Quezon city, metro Manila, Philippines March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco A Ukrainian serviceman rests at a position on the front line at the industrial zone of government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine March 6, 2017. Picture taken March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko Acid attack survivors wait in the back stage prior to participate in a fashion show titled iBeauty Redefinedi organized by ActionAid Bangladesh in Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 7, 2017. REUTERS/ Mohammad Ponir Hossain A displaced Iraqi with his son prepares to get on a truck to be carried to a safe place, as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq March 8, 2017. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem A displaced Iraqi girl cries before entering Hamam al-Alil camp, as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, south of Mosul, Iraq March 10, 2017. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem A disabled Iraqi girl who flees her home waits in a street for a truck to carry her to a safe place, as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem A woman poses for a photograph during Holi celebrations in the town of Barsana in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton ]]>
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<![CDATA[Six years after Fukushima]]> (7 Photos)
Houses are swept by water following a tsunami and earthquake in Natori City in northeastern Japan March 11, 2011. A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing many injuries, fires and a ten-metre (33-ft) tsunami along parts of the country Whirlpools are seen following a tsunami and earthquake in Iwaki city, Fukushima Prefecture, March 11, 2011.  REUTERS/YOMIURI A wave approaches Miyako City from the Heigawa estuary in Iwate Prefecture after the magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck the area March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mainichi Shimbun A piano is submerged in water in the area devastated by tsunami in Rikuzentakat March 21, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj People walk at an area that was damaged by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, in Miyako, Iwate prefecture, April 5, 2011.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai A damaged car is seen in a cemetery at an area devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, in Watari, Miyagi prefecture, April 22, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai A woman looks at the damage caused by a tsunami and an earthquake in Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture, after the magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck the area March 13, 2011. REUTERS/Yomiuri Shimbun ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/six-years-after-fukushima-4311 Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:31:35 +0800 4311
<![CDATA[16 Malaysian that made the cut in The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards]]> (17 Photos)
Fire Dancer - An annual ritual for fire dancers to with-stand the power of piles of firecrackers during the festive of the Gods. - Foley Hits, Malaysia, Shortlist, Open, Culture, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Chengdu Teahouse - The Chengdu teahouse is gem of Chinese tea culture, and the most important part of locals daily life: for leisure, relaxing, chatting, meetings, as well as being the court of civilians in the old days. -  Aaron Ng, Malaysia, Commended, Open, Culture, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Chrysanthemum - This is a close-up view of a chrysanthemum flower taken using a macro lens. I was attending Dundee Flower & Food Festival (located in Dundee, United Kingdom) in September 2016, and the chrysanthemum was part of a flower competition. I am enchanted by how these petals are arranged on top of each other with such tenderness. The petals are like limbs caressing softly with each other. Each petal has its own lovely texture and feels delicate to the eyes. The deep rich colour adds intensity to this image as well. - Andrew Lim, Malaysia, Commended, Open, Nature, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Moody - DNF, Fujisan Marathon. - Ann Ric, Malaysia, Shortlist, Open, Nature, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Flags of Pride - This image was taken on 31 August, 2016 the National Day of Malaysia in Phan Rang Fishing Net Making - Traditional matter of making fishing net at Phan Rang in Vietnam during my trip in 2016. - Danny Yen Sin Wong, Malaysia, Commended, Open, Travel, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Carry Together - The boar is the greatest harvest in hunting, guns only hunted large animals, small animals with blowpipe hunting. That day, all the tribes will be celebrated because of the boar. - Edwin Ong Wee Kee, Malaysia, Commended, Open, Travel, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Going Home - I took this photo during summer in Kyoto, Japan. Before I get off the bus at the next station, I gave my seat to this young elementary student with heavy bags and she immediately fell asleep. I took this photo without even have time to look at the viewfinder because the bus passengers are pushing towards me because most of them are getting off at this station. - Jian Seng Soh, Malaysia, Shortlist, Open, Street Photography, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards National Centre for the Performing Arts - A reflection of the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing, during the blue hour to sunset. - Mun Khean Wong, Malaysia, Commended, Open, Architecture (open), 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Ma Cleaning Of Corpses - Family and relatives cleaning the dead body of Paulus Sampe Lemba died at 62 years old in 2009 in Batan Pangala Village. This is a bizarre Ma Unforgettable Memories - Grandmother poses with her grandson while sharing the story of her past to grandson on how joy and sorrow as a piece of framed photographs on the wall which describes her Boatman@Buriganga river - Everyday life on the river boat rowers repeated Buringangga worthy of Jety into the village opposite in Dhaka, the boat that is made from this wood and crossed a wide river with busy trade ship and ferry. - Ruzely Abdullah, Malaysia, Commended, Open, Street Photography, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Round Netting - Beautiful round netting capture in Xiapu county, Fujian Province, China during the trip in 2016. - Sian Kooi Kua, Malaysia, Commended, Open, Travel, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards The Fighter - Kusthi is Indian Relax - Old man playing card. - Wong  Wai Sun, Malaysia, Commended, Open, Travel, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards Fish Park - I shot this from the balcony of the flat I ]]>
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<![CDATA[Gunmen dressed as medics attack Afghan military hospital]]> (8 Photos)
Afghan men walk toward a military hospital to see their relatives after blast and gunfire in Kabul, Afghanistan March 8, 2017.   - REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers descend from helicopter on a roof of a military hospital during gunfire and blast in Kabul, Afghanistan March 8, 2017. - REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail Afghan policeman arrive at the site of a blast and gunfire in Kabul, Afghanistan March 8, 2017. - REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail An Afghan man cries outside a military hospital at the site of blast and gunfire in Kabul, Afghanistan March 8, 2017.   - REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail Afghan security forces arrive at the site of a blast and gunfire at a military hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan March 8, 2017.  - REUTERS/Omar Sobhani Afghan commando troops watch outside a military hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan March 8, 2017.   - REUTERS/Omar Sobhani Afghan policemen arrive at the site of a blast and gunfire at a military hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan March 8, 2017.  - REUTERS/Omar Sobhani An injured woman sits inside an ambulance during the gun fire outside a military hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan March 8, 2017.   -  REUTERS/Omar Sobhani ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/afghan-hospital-attack-4307 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 10:57:45 +0800 4307
<![CDATA[A freight train smashed into a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi]]> (9 Photos)
A freight train smashed into a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017,  pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks authorities said. Authorities worked for more than an hour to remove passengers, Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney said, taking the injured people to area hospitals and cutting through the buss mangled body to extract the final two people.  - AP Photo/Kevin McGill Biloxi firefighters assist injured passengers after their charter bus collided with a train in Biloxi, Miss., Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  Biloxi city spokesman Vincent Creel says emergency responders were still removing injured people from the bus more than 30 minutes after the crash. - John Fitzhugh/Sun Herald via AP Men prepare to move a charter bus after a freight train crashed into the bus in Biloxi, Miss., Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The freight train smashed into the charter bus in the coastal Mississippi city on Tuesday, pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks and leaving several people dead, authorities said. - AP Photo/Kevin McGill Rescue personnel work to remove passengers from a charter bus that was hit by a CSX train at the Main Street crossing in Biloxi, Miss., on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.The bus was carrying 50 people from Austin, Texas, Biloxi Police Chief John Miller said at a news conference. He said authorities believe the bus was stopped on the tracks at the time of the crash, but they don Rescue personnel treat passengers from a charter bus that was hit by a CSX train at the Main Street crossing in Biloxi, Miss., on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  The bus was carrying 50 people from Austin, Texas, Biloxi Police Chief John Miller said at a news conference. He said authorities believe the bus was stopped on the tracks at the time of the crash, but they don Passengers from a charter bus with minor injures walk to a waiting school bus after their bus was hit by a CSX train at the Main Street crossing in Biloxi, Miss., on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The bus was carrying 50 people from Austin, Texas, Biloxi Police Chief John Miller said at a news conference. He said authorities believe the bus was stopped on the tracks at the time of the crash, but they don Rescue personnel work to remove passengers from a charter bus that was hit by a CSX train at the Main Street crossing in Biloxi, Miss., on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  The bus was carrying 50 people from Austin, Texas, Biloxi Police Chief John Miller said at a news conference. He said authorities believe the bus was stopped on the tracks at the time of the crash, but they don Emergency personnel assist injured passengers after their charter bus collided with a train in Biloxi, Miss., Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  Biloxi city spokesman Vincent Creel says emergency responders were still removing injured people from the bus more than 30 minutes after the crash. - John Fitzhugh/Sun Herald via AP In this photo made from video and released by WLOX-TV, Authorities pull passengers off a bus after colliding with CSX freight train, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Biloxi city spokesman Vincent Creel says emergency responders were still removing injured people from the bus more than 30 minutes after the crash.  - WLOX-TV via AP ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/freight-train-smashed-charter-bus-biloxi-mississippi-4306 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:53:26 +0800 4306
<![CDATA[Women At Work Around The World]]> (12 Photos)
Phung Thi Hai, 54, carries bricks at a factory outside Hanoi, Vietnam, February 27, 2017. Hai is among a group of 25 women working at a brick factory where she has to move 3,000 bricks a day to the kiln. "How unfair that a 54-year-old woman like me has to work and take care of the whole family. With the same work male labourers can get a better income. Not only me, all women in the village work very hard with no education, no insurance and no future," Hai said. - REUTERS/Kham Filipina Grace Ocol, 40, a backhoe operator, poses for a photograph in Tubay, Agusan del Sur, southern Philippines, February 16, 2017. -    REUTERS/Erik De Castro Ana Maria del Verdun Suarez, 27, a police officer, poses for a photograph in the outskirts of Montevideo City, Uruguay, February 23, 2017. "More women should be able to have jobs that traditionally were considered only for men. I believe that discrimination comes sometimes from all of us, it comes from the inside. There are already many professions that were exclusively male and are now performed by women," Suarez said. - REUTERS/Andres Stapff Merylee, 26, a soldier, poses for a photograph in Nice, France, February 23, 2017. "The parity in the army already exists, it is the uniform that takes precedence over gender," Merylee said.  -    REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Sarah Hunter, 31, England women Paloma Granero, 38, a skydiving instructor, poses for a photograph inside the wind tunnel at Windobona indoor skydiving in Madrid, Spain, February 24, 2017.  - REUTERS/Susana Vera Luisana Quero Duran, 32, a veterinarian, poses for a photograph with Nacho, a Schnauzer, at a clinic in Caracas, Venezuela, February 24, 2017. - REUTERS/Marco Bello Christine Akoth, 38, a metal painter, poses for a photograph in Kenya Shinto priest Tomoe Ichino, 40, poses for a photograph at the Imado Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, February 22, 2017. - REUTERS/Toru Hanai Chrifa Nimri, 69, a fisherwoman, arranges a net after returning from fishing at the seaport Sidi Bou Said, in Tunis, Tunisia, February 23, 2017. "At the beginning of my fishing career all the world told me that the trade was for men but now all my colleagues respect and call me captain," Chrifa said. - REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi Ekaterine Kvlividze, 30, a military pilot captain, poses for a photograph in front of a Georgian Air Force UH-1H helicopter in Tbilisi, Georgia, February 22, 2017.  - REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili Swiss President and Minister of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications, Doris Leuthard, 54, poses for a photograph on top of a roof next the Swiss Parliament in Bern, Switzerland February 24, 2017.  - REUTERS/Ruben Sprich ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/women-work-around-world-4303 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:04:04 +0800 4303
<![CDATA[Hundreds of coins extracted from Omsin, the sea turtle]]> (5 Photos)
Omsin, a 25 year old female green sea turtle, rests next to a tray of coins that were removed from her stomach at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand March 6, 2017.  - REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Screens show a CT scan of Omsin, a 25 year old femal green sea turtle, during a news conference at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand March 6, 2017. - REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Screen shows Thai veterinarians operate Omsin, a 25 year old female green sea turtle, during a surgical operation to remove coins from her stomach, during a news conference at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand March 6, 2017.  - REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Omsin, a 25 year old female green sea turtle, rests after a surgical operation to remove coins from her stomach at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand March 6, 2017.  - REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Officers count coins that were removed from the stomach of Omsin, a 25 year old femal green sea turtle, after a surgical operation at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand March 6, 2017. - REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/omsin-turtle-who-eat-coins-4302 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:04:40 +0800 4302
<![CDATA[The colors of Holi]]> (5 Photos)
Women cover their faces during Holi celebrations in the town of Barsana in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton A woman poses for a photograph during Holi celebrations in the town of Barsana in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton Men blow coloured powder during Holi celebrations in the town of Barsana in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton A man throws coloured powder during Holi celebrations in the town of Barsana in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton People throw coloured powder during Holi celebrations in the town of Barsana in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/holi-festival-india-4301 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:39:08 +0800 4301
<![CDATA[Tale as old as time: Beauty and the Beast]]> (16 Photos)
Emma Watson as Belle in Disney Emma Watson arrives at the world premiere of "Beauty and the Beast" at the El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles. - Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Director Bill Condon and composer Alan Menken pose with cast members Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Emma Watson, Josh Gad, Audra McDonald and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. - REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Emma Watson signs autographs at the premiere of "Beauty and the Beast" in Los Angeles on March 2, 2017. - REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Celine Dion signs autographs at the premiere of "Beauty and the Beast" in Los Angeles on March 2, 2017. - REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Celine Dion arrives at the world premiere of "Beauty and the Beast" at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. - Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Dan Stevens and Emma Watson pose for the cameras as they arrive for the Beauty And The Beast Premiere in London on Feb 23, 2017. - AP Photo/Alastair Grant Emma Watson smiles at photographers as he arrives for the Beauty And The Beast Premiere in London on Feb 23, 2017. - AP Photo/Alastair Grant Chrissy Teigen and John Legend arrive at the world premiere of "Beauty and the Beast" at the El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles. - Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Javier Bardem arrives at the world premiere of "Beauty and the Beast" at the El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles. - Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Luke Evans arrives at the world premiere of "Beauty and the Beast" at the El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles. - Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Emma Watson arrives for the Beauty And The Beast Premiere in London on Feb 23, 2017. - AP Photo/Alastair Grant Director/co-screenwriter Bill Condon on set with Belle (Emma Watson) in Disney The Beast and Belle in the castle library in Disney Belle comes to realize that underneath the hideous exterior of the Beast there is the kind heart of a Prince. - Image.net/Disney Gaston (Luke Evans) is relentless in his pursuit of Belle in Disney ]]>
http://english.astroawani.com/photos/album/world-premiere-beauty-and-beast-4299 Mon, 06 Mar 2017 12:34:51 +0800 4299