Asian Lite Newdesk compiles a selection of pics from the latest world events
Winner Jessica Ennis-Hill of Britain celebrates after winning the women’s heptathlon at the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, capital of China, on Aug. 23, 2015. Jessica Ennis-Hill claimed the title of the event with 6669 points.
Ex-servicemen participate in a candlelight march to press for one rank one pension OROP at India Gate in New Delhi,
Rescuers clean up the debris at the blast site in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 23, 2015. The death toll from a warehouse blast in Tianjin has risen to 123, including 70 firefighters and seven policemen, authorities said at a press conference on Sunday. All victims’ identities have been verified.
A toucan is seen at the animal recue center “El Ocotal” near Sabanagrande, Francisco Morazan department, Honduras,
Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after the men’s 100m final at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, capital of China
Mohammad al-Asaad stands next to the portrait of his late father, Khaled al-Asaad, a prominent Syrian archaeologist who was beheaded by the Islamic State (IS) terror group last week in the ancient city of Palmyra, during a memorial service at the Department of Museums and Antiquities in Damascus, Syria,
Buddhists sit beside an idol of Buddha during Pancha Dan festival in Lalitpur, Nepal, on Aug. 23, 2015. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is observed by the Buddhists by giving away five elements including wheat grains, rice grains, salt, money and fruit.
Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej (1st R) grants a royal audience to Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha (7th R) and his new cabinet members at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, capital of
Iranian soldiers are seen in front of the British embassy in Tehran, Iran, on Aug. 23, 2015. The British embassy in Iran has reopened on Sunday after four years of closure as Iranian protesters stormed the embassy during a demonstration over Britain’s nuclear-related sanctions against the country in 2011.
Living Goddess Kumari observes procession of Pancha Dan festival in Lalitpur, Nepal, Aug. 23, 2015. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is observed by the Buddhists by giving away five elements including wheat grains, rice grains, salt, money and fruit