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    An injured girl reacts as she is carried by a man out of a mosque which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Sanaa, Yemen. At least 16 people were killed when bombers blew themselves up in two mosques during noon prayers. The mosques are known to be used mainly by supporters of the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi group which has seized control of the government.





    Visitors walk in the Roman Villa of the Mysteries (Villa dei Misteri) which was newly restored and re-opened to the public in the archaeological site of Pompeii, Italy.





    Indian Christians and people from other minority groups listen to Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes SJ of Gandhinagar (L) and Bishop Thomas Macwan of Ahmedabad during a peace protest gathering in Ahmedabad, in the wake of the gang-rape on an elderly nun.





    Goldfish swim in a bowl at Tajrish square market in Tehran on the eve of beginning of 1394 Persian solar calendar year. Iranians buy flowers, green sprouts and goldfish to celebrate Noruz which is a Zoroastrian tradition, still celebrated by Iranians even after Islam.

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    Balinese Hindu dancers perform during a ritual before Nyepi Day in Jakarta, Indonesia. Nyepi is a day of silence for self-reflection to celebrate the Balinese Hindu new year, where people may not use lights, light fires, work, travel nor enjoy entertainment.





    Gannets nest in their colony on Bempton Cliffs near Bridlington, northern England. Seabirds in this region migrate in large numbers from warmer climates to nest on the chalk cliffs at Bempton, where they will spend the summer breeding and rearing their young.





    Palestinian girls pick wild mustard flowers which grow in fields across the Gaza Strip, as the official start of spring is marked by the by the Vernal Equinox.

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    A girl gestures while others wave Kurdish flags during a gathering celebrating Newroz, which marks the arrival of spring and the new year, in Istanbul, Turkey.





    Anna Fenninger of Austria is seen trhough her alpine ski trophy at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France.





    A Bangladeshi homeless child sleeps on a garbage bag on the bank of the polluted Buriganga River on World Water Day in Dhaka.





    A woman enjoys the water overflowing from a defunct but still watery reservoir called the Wawa Dam in Montalban in Manila, the Philippines.

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    Free Syrian Army fighters fire shells toward forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Bosra Al-Sham, Daraa province, March 21, 2015.





    Cadets wheel Richard III's coffin on to the battefield at Bosworth, near Leicester, central England. Richard III's remains are being carried in procession through Leicestershire on its way to the cathedral where they will be reburied. The body of Richard III, who died at the battle of Bosworth in 1485, was found under a car park in 2012.





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    Israeli illusionist and endurance artist Hezi Dean performs a purported levitation trick in Tel Aviv. Dean began what he calls a "24-hour levitation" on the outside of a Tel Aviv building.

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    A man falls from an ox cart as he competes during an ox cart competition near U Bein bridge, in Mandalay, Myanmar.





    Armed anti-terror police walk ahead of guard officers carrying bags of evidence from the house of a man suspected of being involved in Islamic State-related activities in south Tangerang, Indonesia's Banten province in this photo taken by Antara Foto.





    Afghan women's rights activists carry the coffin of 27-year-old Farkhunda, who was beaten to death by a mob, during her funeral, in Kabul.





    A child cries while getting a haircut at a barbershop during the Longtaitou Festival in Zhengzhou, Henan province March 21, 2015. Longtaitou, which means dragon raising its head, is a traditional Chinese festival held on the second day of the second month of the lunar calendar, which falls on March 21 this year. Many Chinese believe that getting a haircut on this festival is likely to bring good luck.

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    An aerial view shows illegally-built slums on the border of the polluted water of Billings reservoir in Sao Paulo, Brazil.





    South Korean honor guards wait for the arrival of New Zealand Prime Minister John Key at Incheon International Airport in Incheon.

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    A rescue worker is lifted into an helicopter at the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France, . The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and internationally rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps, ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the cockpit door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said.





    Flags representing some of the nationalities of the victims are seen as family members and relatives gather near the crash site of an Airbus A320 in the French Alps.





    British television presenter Jeremy Clarkson (C) is surrounded by media personnel as he leaves his home on a bicycle in London. The BBC announced that it was dropping one of its most popular presenters, "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson, for physically attacking a producer





    Buddhist believers perform during a "three steps one bow" ceremony in central Seoul to urge the government to salvage the sunken ferry Sewol as soon as possible.

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    A handout picture released by Leicester Cathedral Quarter Partnership Board (LCQPB) shows the reinterment ceremony of England’s Kind Richard III in Leicester Cathedral in central England. England's slain King Richard III, exhumed from an undignified grave under a car park, was finally buried with honor, 530 years after his death on the battlefield.





    Locals cross a flooded river at Copiapo city, Chile. The death toll rose to four after rains battered the north and caused flooding, the government said, while 22 others were unaccounted for as the military rescued stranded villagers.





    A trumpeter falls off his horse as the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment parades in Hyde Park in London.





    An aerial view of a public cemetery ahead of the Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.

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    Workers paint as they restore the gold foil on the thousand-hands Bodhisattva in Chongqing Municipality, China, March 25, 2015.





    An Orthodox Priest blesses Sergey Semchenko of the Russian Search and Recovery Forces after having blessed the Soyuz rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome Launch pad in Kazakhstan.





    A Tornado is seen in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, USA, March 25, 2015. A storm system produced at least three tornadoes in Arkansas and Oklahoma, killing one person and injuring several others, officials said.

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    A member of the Iraqi security forces runs to plant the national flag during clashes to regain Tikrit from Islamic State militants.





    A man being pulled out of the water, during floods in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir.





    South Korean Marine amphibious assault vehicles fire smoke shells before an amphibious landing during a joint operation by U.S. and South Korean Marines in the southeastern port of Pohang.





    Supporters of opposition candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari's All Progressives Congress (APC) party celebrate by wheel-spinning motorcycles what they said was the senatorial win in Kano Central district of APC candidate Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso. Nigerians are waiting in hope and fear for results of the most tightly contested presidential election in the nation's turbulent history.

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    A member of the Iranian media walks on an open air chess board at the site of negotiations about Iran's nuclear program, between Iranian officials and representatives of the world powers in Lausanne, Switzerland.





    Commuters are seen during rush hour on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam.





    A Bengal cat is examined by a jury member at the World Cat show in Athens, Greece, March 29, 2015.





    The 18-month-old fraternal twins, Nacho Guirado (L) and Asier cry as they are carried by their father Ignacio (L) and their uncle Jose Carlos, who are also twins, while lifting a float bearing the statue of the Virgin Mary inside a church as they take part as penitents in the "Salud" brotherhood in a Palm Sunday procession at the start of Holy Week in Malaga, southern Spain, March 29, 2015.

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    A man looks at an exhibition called "Oh! Future Sensation" as part of Saint-Gobain's 350th anniversary celebrations, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.





    Hundreds of sea lions lay on marina docks in Astoria, Oregon, USA, March 29, 2015. More than 2,300 California sea lions have taken over the docks of the coastal community and are expected to stay until the smelt and salmon runs they feed on are finished in late May, according to officials.





    Smoke and lava spew from the Chilean Villarrica volcano, March 29, 2015.

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    A giant Godzilla head towering 52-meters (171 feet) above ground level is unveiled in Tokyo, Japan.





    The statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. is seen through blooming cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C., April 8, 2015.





    A member of the Afghan security force holds a woman while rescuing her from the site of an attack in Mazar-i-Sharif. Militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades and other weapons stormed a court in the city, killing the district police chief and two other officers, authorities said.





    Tourists take a boat ride on the river Ganges at sunset in Allahabad, India.

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    A worker attaches the name tag of a Buddhist who made a donation to a lantern for the upcoming celebrations of Buddha's birthday on May 25 at Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea.





    Turtles sun themselves on a pond in Beverly Hills, California, April 8, 2015. California's cities and towns are required to cut their water usage by up to 35 percent or face steep fines under proposed new rules - the state's first-ever mandatory cutbacks in urban water use amid ongoing drought.





    A vehicle partially submerged in dry mud is seen in an area that was hit by floods at Chanaral town, Chile, April 8, 2015.





    Bubba Watson walks with his son Caleb during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia, USA, April 8, 2015.

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    Scrapped high-emission vehicles are piled up at a dump site of a recycling center in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, China, April 8, 2015.





    A rare black flamingo flies among white flamingos at a salt lake at the Akrotiri area near costal city of Limassol, Cyprus.





    A truck drives down the frozen Dalton Highway north of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, April 8, 2015. (photo released by the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities)

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    Arabian Oryx walk at the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary in Umm Al-Zamool, some 290 kilometers south of Abu Dhabi near the Saudi Arabia-UAE border. The sanctuary stretches over an estimated 8,900 square kilometers and currently hosts nearly 155 of the species, which were reintroduced into its natural habitat in a five-year conservation plan, after fears of extinction.





    A schoolgirl from the Karima Girls School sheds a tear after the group sang tribute songs for student Angela Nyokabi Githakwa, 22, who previously went to the school and was killed in the Garissa University College attack, during the funeral service in the village of Mutunguru, Kenya.





    Jordan Spieth of the U.S. walks up the eighth fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia.





    Kashmiri members of the Association of Parents of the Disappeared (APDP) take part in a protest in front of a banner depicting those missing during a demonstration in Srinagar. Indian forces in Kashmir are often blamed for grave rights abuses like widespread torture, rape, custodial murder and enforced disappearences in the Muslim-majority region which is divided and administered separately by India and Pakistan but claimed in full by both.

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    Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, hold up their weapons as they attend a protest against Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday unanimously voted to stay out of the Saudi-led air coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen in a blow to the alliance.





    Joggers pass the skyline of the central business district in Singapore.





    Serbian Orthodox Christian pilgrims carry wooden crosses along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Suffering), during the Good Friday procession in Jerusalem's old city, Israel.





    Iraqi youths holding water guns take part in the "Festival of Colors" organized in Baghdad in support of Iraqi troops and Popular Mobilization Units fighting against the Islamic State (IS) group.

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    Elephants spray villagers with water in celebration of the Songkran water festival in Thailand's Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok. Songkran, the most celebrated festival of the year, marks the start of Thailand's traditional New Year.





    Nepalese Hindu devotees pull a wooden chariot as they take part in Bisket Jatra, a festival held in celebration of the Nepalese New Year in Bhaktapur, some 12 kms east of Kathmandu. The festival is celebrated for nine days by the ethnic Newar community in Bhaktapur.





    11 A dancer waits backstage at a street festival to celebrate Brunei's upcoming royal wedding in Bandar Seri Begawan. The royal wedding ceremony of Prince Abdul Malik and his bride Dayangku Rabiatul Adawiyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah will be held at the Nurul Iman Palace in Brunei's capital on Sunday.





    Men wearing cardboard hats depicting the Apple Watch, pose for photos before it goes on display in front of the Apple Store in Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district. Apple expects tremendous interest for its new smartwatch and demand to outstrip supply as consumers got an up-close look on Friday.





    Kosovo Serb women decorate Easter eggs for the upcoming Orthodox Easter in village of Brezovica, 55 miles northwest of Pristina. As part of tradition women decorate hundreds of eggs and distribute them to worshipers.

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    The massive security apparatus protecting Pope Francis on his historic, six-day trip to the United States got its first test Wednesday as a 5-year-old California girl ( ) with a T-shirt and a message about immigration for the pontiff made her way through a security barrier and onto his parade route.
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    Spectators embrace each other as they stand on the playing field of the Stade de France stadium at the end of a friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris, on Friday, November 13, 2015. Hundreds made their way to the pitch after explosions were heard nearby



























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    The most viewed thread on the Teak Door ... and I never even knew about it


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    Sky News:- Aid agencies warn Myanmar access is limited




    The Telegraph:- Rohingya sister tries to shelter her sibling




    Travelf1:- Singapore F1



    NYT:-
    Floods covered the streets last week in Agartala, the capital of Tripura State in India
    More then 1,000 have dies this Summer is S-E Asian Floods



    кофе с молоком:- LA fires



    Madhyamam:- Hajj Pilgrimage
    “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago”

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    Quote Originally Posted by David48atTD View Post
    The most viewed thread on the Teak Door ... and I never even knew about it


    BBC:-
    Huge crowd of protesters in Bogota's main square



    Sky News:- Aid agencies warn Myanmar access is limited




    The Telegraph:- Rohingya sister tries to shelter her sibling




    Travelf1:- Singapore F1



    NYT:-
    Floods covered the streets last week in Agartala, the capital of Tripura State in India
    More then 1,000 have dies this Summer is S-E Asian Floods



    кофе с молоком:- LA fires



    Madhyamam:- Hajj Pilgrimage
    Mr. Lick's legacy. RIP.

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    Mr. Lick was a good egg. I miss him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misskit View Post
    Mr. Lick was a good egg. I miss him.
    Indeed, he was.

    This brilliant thread will seal his legacy.
    The work and passion that went into it.

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    ^^^That Hajj looks very neat and orderly. Like a Japanese zen pebble garden.

    Maybe they have fast and slow lanes now instead of a crushing rabble!

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