Wednesday 13 December 2017

The World in Pictures

Lemur leaf frogs, one of the top 10 reptiles and amphibians avoiding extinction with the help of zoos
Lemur leaf frogs, one of the top 10 reptiles and amphibians avoiding extinction with the help of zoos
Coffins containing bodies of migrants who died are carried off a navy ship at the Sicilian harbour of Augusta. At least 24 migrants trying to reach Europe from Africa died after their boat sank in the Mediterranean
People march with a large Yemeni national flag during a pro-government demonstration in Sanaa. Talks on forming a new Yemeni government collapsed on Sunday over demands by Shi'ite Muslim Houthis to restore fuel subsidies cut by president Hadi, officials said.
People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the New Baghdad neighbourhood. The car bomb was detonated in the mainly Shi'ite district of eastern Baghdad
Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne (L) is seen during a signing ceremony with China's Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing
A supporter of the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party Imran Khan waves national and party flags while listening to him speak during what has been dubbed a "freedom march" in Islamabad
Argentina's Angel Di Maria signed for Manchester United from Real Madrid for a reported £59.7 million
Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their positions near the eastern Ukrainian town of Luhansk. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday that the only effective instrument for ending bloodshed in eastern Ukraine was effective border controls with Russia, and halting arms supplies to the rebels and releasing prisoners of war.
Italian actress Luisa Ranieri poses a day before the 71st Venice Film Festival in Venice. Ranieri will be hosting the opening and closing ceremonies of the film festival
From left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko prior to talks in Minsk, Belarus,
The Kodiak Launch Complex in Kodiak, Alaska is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of NASA. A hypersonic weapon being developed by the U.S. military was destroyed four seconds after its launch from a test range

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