Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) receives a trophy from Night Hockey League President Alexander Yakushev (R) after a gala match of the Night Hockey League tournament at the Bolshoi Ice Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, May 10, 2016.
A detail of the grave of US-born Israeli soldier Michael Ladin in the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery in Jerusalem. Ladin, who died at 22 in fighting in the Second Lebanon War in Aug 2006, emigrated from the US to Israeli without having a family.
Vegans and vegetarians protested in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on May 08, 2016, under the slogan: "Meat is Murder".
A handout picture provided by the Turkish President Press Office shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (L) drive train before opening ceremony of EXPO Antalya 2016, in Antalya, Turkey, April 22, 2016.
Cruise ship Adonia, from the new Carnival`s Fathom line, arrives in Havana, Cuba, May 02, 2016. Ship Adonia, with a capacity of 704 passengers, is the first American cruise line to make a voyage to Cuba in about 50 years.
Turtle ships called `Geobukseon` are being floated down Cheonggye stream as part of the Geobukseon Festival in Seoul, South Korea, April 26, 2016.
In a Catholic school cafeteria, a nun places a note in front of a pile of apples:
"Only take one. God is watching."
Further down the line is a ... read
The Panama Papers affair, with millions of documents leaked out of law firm Mossack Fonseca showing world leaders and businesses' offshore dealings, has already become the subject of series of ... read
"I can be elected until the end of the world." Bulgaria's President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov disputes suggestions he is not allowed to run for a third term having served two times. A presidential election is to take place this autumn.... read
"If for example wearing burqas is forbidden in the town of Kaspichan and is not in Vidin, people with burqas traveling from Vidin to Kaspichan they should change clothes in Kaspichan. Maybe there should be a new road sign: "No Burqas". Bulgaria's National Ombudsman Maya Manolova explains the downsides of ... read
A military parade marking the 71st anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II took place in Moscow on May 9.
About 10,000 military personnel marched in the Red Square.
Columns of tanks and armoured vehicles followed the troops. The parade also included air defence missiles as well as RS-24 Yars mobile intercontinental ballistic missile.
Seventy-one jet ...
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