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    Sunday Apr 20

    In pictures: Christians around the world celebrate Easter

    Easter Sunday is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from death after three days.

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    Sunday Apr 20

    Prince William and Kate feed and admire animals in Sydney

    William, his wife Kate and their son Prince George are on a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia.

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    Thursday Apr 17

    Millions vote in the fifth phase of India election

    Nearly 100 million people vote in 12 Indian states Thursday in the fifth round of parliamentary election to pick 121 MPs in a battle vital for all major stakeholders. The multiphase voting across the country runs until May 12, with results for the 543-seat lower house of Parliament announced on May 16.

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    Monday Apr 14

    Sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 in pictures

    Solar Impulse 2 HB-SIB is the successor of the original plane of the same name, which last year completed a trip across the United States without using a drop of fuel. The aircraft weighs 2.4 tons with a wingspan of 72 meter and more than 17,000 solar cells. The attempt to fly around the world in stages using only solar energy will be made in 2015.

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    Monday Apr 14

    Prince William and Kate play cricket in Christchurch

    The royal couple are on a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son George

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    Sunday Apr 13

    A pictorial of Emirates Flight Catering facility in Dubai

    Gulf News Senior Photographer Pankaj Sharma takes you around the Emirates Flight Catering facility, where the loading zones, kitchens, washing and storage operations come together seamlessly to feed thousands of passengers — every day.

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    Saturday Apr 12

    Hundreds of thousands vote in India's fourth phase of polls

    Hundreds of thousands cast their vote Saturday in four states in the fourth phase of elections, marking the halfway mark in India’s 10-phase staggered polling. Hundreds of thousands vote in India's fourth phase of polls. The multiphase voting across the country runs until May 12, with results for the 543-seat lower house of Parliament announced on May 16.

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    Thursday Apr 10

    India Elections in pictures: Millions vote in third phase

    Millions vote across 14 states and union territories Thursday in the third round of parliamentary elections to pick 91 of the country’s 543 MPs. The multiphase voting across the country runs until May 12, with results for the 543-seat lower house of Parliament announced on May 16.

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    Thursday Apr 10

    Cherry blossoms spread the cheer in Washington DC

    Washington’s display of renowned cherry trees started as a gift from Japan 102 years ago. The first cherry trees were ceremonially planted by First Lady Helen Taft and Japanese Viscountess Iwa Chinda on March 27, 1912. Over 3,000 trees were planted throughout the modern National Mall and Memorial Parks as a gift from Yokohama, Japan to Washington.

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    Wednesday Apr 9

    Car bombs rock Baghdad, killing at least 16

    A series of car bombs has hit several mostly Shiite neighbourhoods in Baghdad, killing at least 16 people and wounding dozens

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    Wednesday Apr 9

    NASA's Operation IceBridge survey captures magnificent views of Greenland

    Operation IceBridge is a six-year NASA airborne mission which will provide a yearly, multi-instrument view of the behavior of Greenland, Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice which have been undergoing rapid and dramatic changes and reductions.

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    Wednesday Apr 9

    Voting under way in India’s northeast states

    Thousands of people in long-winding lines cast their votes in the insurgency-wrecked remote northeast of India in the second phase of the county's national elections. More than 5 million people are eligible to vote in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland and Meghalaya. The nation will vote in stages over the next five weeks. Results are due on May 16.

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    Monday Apr 7

    Prince William, Kate and baby George arrive in New Zealand

    Britain’s Prince William begins a three-week tour to New Zealand and Australia with wife Kate Middleton and son Prince George

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    Monday Apr 7

    India voters kick off world’s biggest election

    Indians head to the polls as the first of nine phases of voting kicks off in the northeastern states of Assam and Tripura. The nation will vote in stages over the next five weeks. Results are due on May 16.

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    Friday Apr 4

    Saturday snapshot: When fantasy meets real life

    The Third Middle East Film and Comic Con concludes on Friday. The massive consumer event in the Middle East for enthusiasts of comics, comic characters, films and TV shows featured Hollywood celebrities such as Seth Green. Staff photographer Virendra Saklani captured highlights of the event held at the Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre. Over the past two years the event has proved such a success among young fans of the comic characters and fantasy figures

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    Tuesday Apr 1

    Sensational Butterflies on show in London

    Butterflies emerge from their chrysalises in the Natural History Museum’s “Sensational Butterflies” outdoor butterfly house in London.

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    Tuesday Apr 1

    Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo

    People admire viewing the pink and white cherry blossoms all over the country during this season

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    Monday Mar 31

    Sharjah Clusters of Light show in pictures

    The Cluster of Lights, took the audience back thousands of years with the help of high-tech lights, sound, lasers and projectors to where Islamic historical events, such as the battle of Badr, occurred.

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    Thursday Mar 27

    Obama makes an official visit to the Vatican

    His audience marks a change of pace for the president, who has devoted the past three days of a weeklong, four-country trip to securing European unity against Russia’s aggressive posture toward Ukraine

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    Wednesday Mar 26

    Scattered rain hit parts of UAE

    Heavy traffic jams were reported in many parts of the country, including Al Ittihad Road, Shaikh Zayed Road and Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road in Dubai and roads leading to Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

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    Sunday Mar 23

    Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft hits the road on way to launch pad

    The Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft carrying Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev and U.S. astronaut Steven Swanson is to blast off from Baikonur cosmodrome to the International Space Station on March 26.

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    Sunday Mar 23

    Pakistan Day celebrations in pictures

    Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution, when a separate nation for the Muslims of The British Indian Empire was demanded on March 23, 1940.

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    Saturday Mar 22

    Road accident kills dozens in southwest Pakistan

    A multi-vehicle collision involving two trucks and two passenger buses on a coastal highway in southwestern Pakistan early on Saturday killed at least 35 people and injured many passengers. The accident took place in Baluchistan province, near Gadani, a coastal town known for its shipbreaking industry some 600 kilometers south of Quetta, the provincial capital.

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    Wednesday Mar 19

    Animal pictures of the week

    Take a photographic expedition into the amazing world of animals

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    Monday Mar 17

    Messages of hope for MH370 missing flight

    Prayers and well-wishes for passengers onboard missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370