In Pictures

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.

A car passes snow-covered trees near Hofsgrund, Germany, 27 April 2016. Parts of Germany have been hit by heavy snowfall.

photo made available on 27 April 2016 shows great egrets and Eurasian spoonbills near Pusztaszer, some 140 kms southeast of Budapest, Hungary, 25 April 2016.

An electric-powered Opel Ampera is charged at a EnviaM charging station in Halle, Germany, 27 April 2016. Buyers of electric cars are to receive a subsidy of up to 4,000 euros in May, German media report.

Serbian singer Sanja Vucic performs during a promotional event in Belgrade, Serbia, 27 April 2016. Vucic will represent Serbia at the 61st annual Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) that consists of two semi-finals, to be held on 10 and 12 May.


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Bulgaria Re-enacts Events of April 1876 Uprising

1 of 12 | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 16:17 Photo by BGNES


Bulgaria marked on 2 May 2016 the 140th anniversary of the April Uprising against Ottoman rule.

The uprising had been put down but helped pave the way for the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 that led to the restoration of Bulgarian statehood after almost 500 years of Ottoman domination.

The photographs below show re-enactment of events of April 1876 in the town ...

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