Asian Lite Newsdesk compiles pics from major events across the world
Tourists watch cherry blossoms in Washington D.C., capital of the United States. Named in honor of first American President George Washington, Washington D.C. or Washington District of Columbia is the capital of the United States that is located between Maryland and Virginia states. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any U.S. state. Washington D.C. has an estimated population of 660,000. Washington D.C. and Beijing became sister cities in 1984.
A woman walks past a poster of Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment outside the United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept. 22, 2015. UN Women and China will co-host a high-level global leaders’ meeting on gender equality and women’s empowerment at UN headquarters on Sept. 27.
A Pakistani civil society member attends a rally to mark International Peace Day in eastern Pakistan’s Lahore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi departing from New Delhi for his visit to Ireland and United States of America (USA)
Refugee kids attend a gathering at a park in Edirne, western border city of Turkey, on Sept. 22, 2015. As the Syrian conflict enters its fifth year, millions of Syrians who seek refuge in neighboring Turkey will spend their Eid al-Adha far away from familiar surroundings and their loved ones. Recently, thousands of refugees rushed to Turkey’s border with Europe, demanding to travel to Greece for more welfare, but their appeal was met with prevention by riot police. Hundreds are still waiting in northwestern Edirne and Istanbul provinces
People attend the anti-suicide event in Vilnius, Lithuania, Sept. 22, 2015. Lithuanian actor Arunas Sakaulauskas initiated an anti-suicide action on Tuesday to draw people’s attention to the suicides in Lithuania. Around 700 people participate in the event.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) Executive Director (Marketing and Sales) at the inauguration of Maruti Suzuki Nexa showroom in Kolkata
World Bank MD and CEO Sri Mulyani Indrawati travels in Mumbai’s sub-urban train
A rally to mark International Peace Day in eastern Pakistan’s Lahore