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    Thursday Apr 24

    Celebrities, politicians and commoners in same queues to vote in India's sixth phase of polls

    Bollywood celebrities, politicians and commoners cast their votes in India's sixth phase of Lok Sabha polling running across 11 states and 1 union territory. 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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    Wednesday Apr 23

    Divers feel with their hands for corpses in depths of sunken South Korean ferry

    South Korean divers swim though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry, feeling for children’s bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they search for hundreds of missing.

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    Wednesday Apr 23

    Thousands turn homeless as Manila shanties demolished

    About 500 shanties and illegal structures in Tondo, Manila, are being demolished as the government started clearing the area to widen the road and make way for the construction of a modernised port.

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    Tuesday Apr 22

    “ GOONJ” non-profit organisation gives recycling a whole new meaning

    GOONJ is providing clothes & other basic amenities to millions in the far-flung villages by turning urban wastage into a resource for rural India

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    Tuesday Apr 22

    Careers UAE opens doors for Emirati job seekers

    Careers UAE, one of the biggest Emirati job recruitment platforms, this year features more than 160 companies which allows Emirati job seekers to meet with recruiters for employment and traineeship opportunities.

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    Tuesday Apr 22

    Beyond Words

    Gulf News designers depict a world around them through illustrations everyday, either to enhance the visual elements of a story or as a standalone comment. The bulk of these illustrations are mainly for the print edition. Here we present some of them for your viewing pleasure.

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    Tuesday Apr 22

    Cutie Lucey wins beautiful bulldog contest

    The 35th annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest in Des Moines, Iowa, kicks off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University where a bulldog is the mascot.

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    Tuesday Apr 22

    Prince William and Kate get Aboriginal gifts in Australian Outback

    Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, receive a traditional Aboriginal welcome during a visit to the Australian Outback. The couple and their son Prince George are on a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia.

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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.

  • story 10
    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

  • story 14
    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