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SpaceX launches NASA's planet-hunting spacecraft TESS

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a TESS spacecraft, lifts off on April 18, 2018, from the Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. TESS, ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/4/19 17:29:33

French students block Sciences Po university entrance in protest against education reforms

Students blocked the main entrance to the famous French university Science Po in protest against reforms affecting admission to universities in Paris, France, on April 18, 2018.
Source: | 2018/4/19 16:32:46

An inside look at the demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas

South Korea and the DPRK have agreed to live broadcast the upcoming inter-Korean summit, which will be held at the border village of Panmunjom on April 27, the Blue House ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/4/19 16:31:11

Italian National Aerobatic Patrol Frecce Tricolori performs an air show at the Air Force Academy

Italian National Acrobatic Patrol Frecce Tricolori performs air show during the oath of the students at the Air Force Academy in Pozzuoli, Province of Napoli on April 18, 2018.
Source: | 2018/4/19 15:05:32

Edinburgh Zoo's penguins gather pebbles in cute courtship displays

It's mating season for Gentoo penguins at the Edinburgh Zoo, where males have already begun their annual courtship ritual on April 18, 2018. The endearing and interesting display includes males ...
Source: | 2018/4/19 14:46:11

Students form 'giant book' for World Book Day

Nearly 400 teachers and students wearing Han-style costumes form a 'giant book' and read ancient classical poetry for the upcoming World Book Day on the playground of Yusha Experimental School ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/4/18 20:43:05

Air show rehearsal held ahead of a taekwondo event in Seoul

The Black Eagles aerobatic flight team, from the South Korean Air Force, rehearses an air show over the National Assembly building in Yeouido, Seoul, on April 17, 2018, in preparation ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/4/18 20:33:16

Queen Elizabeth gifts Nelson Mandela letters to SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

During a meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at Winsor Castle in London on April 17th, 2018, UK Queen Elizabeth II presented the head of state with letters exchanged ...
Source: | 2018/4/18 18:10:17

US wildfires kill 2, threat growing

US officials said wildfires have killed two people and injured nine in western Oklahoma. The dozens of blazes are expected to grow due to dry conditions and forecasts for strong ...
Source: | 2018/4/18 18:04:18

Meet the man with a fleet of model destroyers

Guo Changhai displays his 26 handmade destroyer replicas in Rizhao, East China's Shandong Province on April 16, 2018. The 60-year-old fisherman has built around 100 models of naval vessels since ...
Source: | 2018/4/17 19:57:28

Peach flowers bloom in Phabongka Monastery in Tibet

Peach flowers bloom in the Phabongka Monastery, a historical hermitage about 8 kilometers northwest of Lhasa, Tibet on April 16, 2018. Located 3,900 meters above sea level, the monastery's ancient ...
Source: | 2018/4/17 19:56:37

Arrests of 2 black men at US Starbucks spark protest

Demonstrators protest the arrest of two black men with a sit-in at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, US, on April 16. An employee of the store called police on April 12 ...
Source: | 2018/4/17 19:01:08

War in Syria: Scenes from inside Douma

Pictured is the Syrian town of Douma on April 16, 2018. The Syrian army announced it had reclaimed Douma and the surrounding area of Eastern Ghouta outside the capital ...
Source: | 2018/4/17 18:54:32

Reuters wins Pulitzer for photography of Rohingya crisis

Reuters was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for photography documenting the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh. Photos: VCG
Source: | 2018/4/17 18:27:21

S.Korean Prime Minister attends memorial for Sewol ferry disaster

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-Yeon attended a memorial service on Monday remembering the more than 300 victims of the Sewol ferry capsize, marking the fourth anniversary since the disaster. ...
Source: | 2018/4/17 17:18:12

Creative skiing event held in Belarus

A participant dressed as a bee and using jump ramps to dive into cold water pools at a sporting event held to close the winter season at the Logoisk ski ...
Source: | 2018/4/17 14:03:32

The opening red carpet ceremony of 8th Beijing International Film Festival

The opening red carpet ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival was held at the Beijing Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center on April 15.
Source: | 2018/4/16 0:05:21

Sindoor Jatra celebrated in Nepal

Nepalese celebrate Sindur Jatra Festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal on April 15, 2018. The annual festival held to welcome the Nepali New Year and beginning of spring is marked with the ...
Source: | 2018/4/15 17:58:09