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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

Traditional courtesan parade held in Tokyo

undreds dressed as oiran courtesans participate in the annual Oiran Dochu through Tokyo's Yoshiwara, which was once red-light district, on April 14, 2018. Distinguished from regular prostitutes, oiran were culturally ...
Source: | 2018/4/15 17:46:30

500 Chinese sturgeon released in Hubei

A total of 500 captive-bred Chinese sturgeon have been released into the Yangtze River during a releasing event in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, on April 14, 2018.
Source: | 2018/4/14 14:46:08

The winning images of the 61st World Press Photo Contest

The winning images from the 61st World Press Photo Contest were selected from 73,044 images that were taken by 4,548 photographers from 125 different countries. The winners were announced on ...
Source: - | 2018/4/13 17:01:11

Rehabilitated Chinese village makes 'Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2017' list

This picture shows the alleys between each rural house in Jintai village, SW China, on April 9, 2018. This village was rebuilt by the government, enterprises and public welfare organizations ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/4/13 16:33:49

Flamingos flock to Martian-like landscape in Tanzania

Flocks of flamingos fly over a stunning Martian-like landscape, which is actually a lake popular with the colorful birds that feed on its red algae, in Tanzania.
Source: - VCG | 2018/4/12 17:25:01

US carrier strike group departs for Europe and the Middle East

About 6,500 sailors assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group depart Norfolk for deployment to Europe and the Middle East on Wednesday.
Source: - VCG | 2018/4/12 17:03:35

Police clash with anti-THAAD Koreans as military moves to resume construction at THAAD base

Anti-THAAD Koreans hold a demonstration in Seongju-gun on April 12 in response to failed negotiations with the military on Wednesday. S. Korea's defense authorities decided Thursday to delay the transport ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/4/12 16:16:50

Indian defense exhibition DefExpo 2018 displays various military equipment

Indian Arjun Mark II tanks drive through the sand during a display at DefExpo 2018, a large defense exhibition held by the Defense Exhibition Organization that showcases military equipment, on ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/4/12 16:03:53

South Korean workers bathe the statue of Sejong the Great

South Korean workers use cloth to dry the statue of Sejong the Great, who invented Hangeul, or the Korean alphabet, at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul on April 12, 2018.
Source: | 2018/4/12 15:20:57

Take a closer look at Nepalese daily life

A Nepalese monk wears sunglasses while waiting to pick someone up at the Kathmandu Airport in Nepal on March 23, 2018.
Source: | 2018/4/12 11:51:12

Squirrels get ready for spring with some spring cleaning

Swedish photographer Geert Weggen captured squirrels doing some amazing spring cleaning on April 4, 2018. He used cute props to create the funny scenes and placed nuts in, above and ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/4/12 11:35:42

The Ladies of Harley are on a 14-day mission to prove Indian highways are safe for women

The Ladies of Harley pose for a picture during a stop on April 10, 2018, in Noida, India. The women motorcyclists are on a 14-day mission to prove that India's ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/4/11 19:06:29