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Tuesday March 20, Our World in Pictures

March 20, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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PHILIPPINES — Army Celebrates: Philippine troops fire cannons to give President Rodrigo Duterte a 21-gun salute during the 121st anniversary celebration of the Philippine Army on Tuesday in Taguig.

INDIA — Bodies of Abducted Workers Found: Relatives mourn holding a portrait of Gurcharan Singh, one of the 38 Indian workers whose bodies were found buried in Jalal Usma, on Tuesday. Iraqi authorities have found the bodies of the workers who were abducted when Islamic State militants overran Mosul more than three years ago, officials said Tuesday.

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BRAZIL — Shelter Serves Hundreds: In this March 8 photo, Venezuelan children wait for a free meal at a migrant shelter set up at the Tancredo Neves Gymnasium in Boa Vista. The shelter is largest of its kind for migrants in the city and is currently housing 700 people despite its 200-person capacity.

INDIA — Rhino Numbers Rise: In this Sunday photo, forest officials on an elephant count one-horned rhinoceros during a rhino census at the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam state. A tiny wildlife sanctuary in northeastern India has reported a jump in the number of one-horned rhinoceroses.

JAPAN — Designers Show off New Pieces: A model wears a creation by Japanese designer Ohalu Ando during the 2018 Fall/Winter Collection at the Tokyo Fashion Week on Tuesday.

TEXAS — Bomb Sparks Evacuation: An employee wrapped in a blanket talks to a police officer after she was evacuated from a FedEx distribution center where a package exploded on Tuesday in Schertz. Authorities believe the package bomb is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings.

SPAIN – Fallas Festival: Monuments called ‘fallas’ burn in a fire during the last night of the Fallas Festival in Valencia, Spain, Tuesday. Every year the city of Valencia celebrates the ancient “Las Fallas” fiesta, a noisy week that is full of fireworks and processions in honor of Saint Joseph that ends in the midnight of March 19, burning many characters and large papier mache satirical figures displayed around the streets of the city.

DENMARK – Dog Looks Over Frozen House: A dog looks over a wall in front of a house covered in ice, at Faxe Bay, South of Copenhagen, Denmark, Monday. Due to strong winds, water hit four houses near the sea front and freezing temperatures resulted in the houses being covered in layers of ice.

TEXAS – Package Bombing: An Austin police officer raises a barrier near the site of Sunday’s explosion, Monday, in Austin, Texas. Multiple people were injured in the explosion Sunday night, and police warned nearby residents to remain indoors overnight as investigators looked for possible links to other package bombings elsewhere in the city this month.

ZIMBABWE – Rally for Party Leader: In this Sunday, photo, supporters of MDC-T party leader Nelson Chamisa listen to him speak, at a rally in Chinhoyi about 140 kilometers west of the capital Harare. Ahead of Zimbabwe’s crucial elections this year, the biggest opposition party has selected a charismatic lawyer and pastor to challenge the military-backed president in the first vote without former leader Robert Mugabe in decades.

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