Wednesday 1 April 2015

Royal pose

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and his wife Crown Princess Mary pose for photos in front of Tokyo Tower as they take a boat trip in Tokyo Bay for briefing on preparations for the Olympic Games in 2020 in Tokyo March 27. The Danish royal couple is in Japan on three-day visit as part of a la


Helicopter exercise

Soldiers descend from a helicopter during a parade to mark the 70th anniversary of Armed Forces Day in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw, March 27. The parade commemorates the day when independence hero General Aung San gave the command to the units of the independence army to launch nation-wide


Eat, pray soccer

Students do morning exercises with soccer balls on a playground at a primary school in Linhai, Zhejiang province, China on March 26. Reuters/China Daily  


Top Gun

Iraqi Defence Minister Khaled Al-Obeidi sits in the Sukhoi Su-25 aircraft at an air base in Baghdad on March 26. Coalition and Iraqi planes struck a sprawling complex of palaces in the city of Tikrit on Thursday where Islamic State militants have been holding out for more than three weeks. Iraq


Deep dazzle

A woman displays a 100.20-carat diamond ring at a pre-auction viewing at Sotheby's in Los Angeles, California on March 25. Sotheby's says the ring is expected to sell for $19-25 million. Reuters/Lucy Nicholson  


Gold touch

A worker paints as he restores the gold foil on the thousand-hands Bodhisattva in Chongqing Municipality, China on March 25. The restoration project which started 2008 draws to an end for the statue originally carved in the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Reuters/China Daily  

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