Women across the globe observed International Women’s Day, a day that commemorates the movement for women’s rights, on March 8.
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Balloon enthusiasts prepare to take flight during the annual International Hot Air Balloon Festival at the former Clark US Air Force base in the Philippines province of Pampanga, north of Manila on February 9, 2017.
Some 29 balloon enthusiasts from around the globe are participating in the event which runs February 9 to 12.
Afghanistan’s first female wushu trainer, Sima Azimi, is training 20 Afghan girls aged between 14 – 20 at a wushu club in Kabul, after learning the sport while living as a refugee in Iran. Wushu is a sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts.
Temperatures dipped severely this week in many parts of the United States. Dangerously cold temperatures gripped the Upper Midwest in advance of a storm that’s expected to bring several inches of snow in coming days, while schools and officials in the Northeast braced for their own blast of wintry weather. Much of the northern Mid-Atlantic and Northeast will stay cold for the next couple of days as the arctic air remains stuck over the northern Appalachians, the National Weather Service said.
Locals light candles at the “Jardines de la Aurora” cemetery in Cali, department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on December 7, 2016, during the celebration of the Day of the Candles — one of the most important religious holidays in Colombia which marks the beginning of the Christmas holidays.
A visitor takes photographs inside the Universal Journey during a media preview of Santa’s All-Star Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore in Resorts World Sentosa on November 17, 2016.
Singapore’s Universal Studio broke the Guinness World Record for having the largest indoor display of lightbulbs with 824,961 bulbs in a festive light display separated into eight thematic zones.