Dubai Shopping Festival 2012 in pictures
Residents and visitors gear up for bargain deals at the Dubai Shopping Festival 2012
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Barack Obama laid a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat and planted a sapling in the complex.
Funeral for Saudi King Abdullah got under way in a cavernous mosque in the capital.
Contestants present a colourful spectacle as they take part in the national costume show