Tuesday 23 May 2017
 
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Joining hands for peace

A handout photo made available by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) shows US President Donald J Trump (R), US First Lady Melania Trump (R-2), King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia (C) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L) opening the World Center for Countering Extremist Though

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Robocop in Dubai

Dubai Police has welcomed a new member to its force - a robot policeman. The super smart cop, the world’s first operational robot policeman, stands 170 cm tall and weighs 100 kg and is equipped with an emotion detector which can recognise gestures and hand signals from up to 1.5 m away. T

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No news day

A man reads a Sozcu newspaper published with blank pages to protest the latest operations against the newspaper by Turkish police, in Istanbul, Turkey on May 20. Turkish police started an operation on opposition Sozcu Newspaper and arrest the owner and three employees over alleged ties to the m

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It's election time ...

Two women show ink on their fingers after casting their ballot during the Iranian presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, on May 19. Out of the candidates, the race is tightest between frontrunners Iranian current president Hassan Rouhani and conservative presidential candi

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Getting it right

A model poses for photographs after the Dyspnea fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in Sydney, Australia, on May 18. EPA/Dan Himbrechts

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Clear and present danger

A general view of the area of steaming fumarolas at the Solfatara crater bed, in the Campi Flegrei (Phlegraean Fields), near Naples, Italy on May 16. Experts from the Vesuvius Observatory in Naples and the University College London (UCL), warned that magma is swelling beneath the crust and an e

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Cannes readies for big show

People walk in front the official poster of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival on the Palais des Festivals facade, in Cannes, France on May 15. The poster displays a photogram of Italian actress Claudia Cardinale. The film festival will run from May 17 to 28.  EPA/Sebastien Nogier

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Dhow rush in Dubai

Sailors aboard a wooden dhow called Zilzal (No. 25) of skipper Marwan Al-Marzouqi celebrate near the Dubai Marina towers the second victory in a row in the long distance Al Gaffal Dhow Race from Sir Bu Nuayr Island to Dubai, UAE on May 14. Al-Marzouqi won the Dh10 million ($2.7 million) race th

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