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Thursday May 21, Our World In Pictures

May 21, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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INDIA — Woman Leads Herd: An elderly Kashmiri Bakarwal woman leads a herd of horse near Peer Ki Gali, 50 miles south of Srinagar on Wednesday. Bakarwals are nomadic herders of India’s Jammu-Kashmir state who wander in search of good pastures for their cattle. Every year in April and May, more than 100,000 people from the nomadic Bakarwal tribes arrive in the meadows of Kashmir and parts of Ladakh from areas of the Jammu region with their flocks of cattle and sheep.

GAZA CITY — Palestinian Forces Demonstrate Military Skills: Palestinian Hamas security forces display their military skills during a police academy graduation ceremony on Thursday.

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NEW YORK CITY — Brooklyn Seen from One World Trade’s Observatory: New York’s Financial District, foreground, the Brooklyn Bridge and East River, center, and in the distance Brooklyn are seen from the observatory at One World Trade Center on Wednesday. The observatory atop the 104-story skyscraper opens to the public on May 29.

AUSTRALIA — Boy Performs Cartwheel in Front of Installation: Seven-year-old Sander Woodward does a cartwheel amid the colorful pipes and balls that make the installation called “Affinity” that is part of the Vivid festival in Sydney on Thursday. Projections, interactive displays and sounds form the annual Vivid Sydney festival of display, light, music and ideas that runs until June 8.


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