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Miss Milk Cow beauty contest

Miss Milk Cow beauty contest

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The Miss Milk Cow beauty contest was held in Moc Chau plateau, 200km northwest of Hanoi. The beauty contest selects cows with a solid torso, high legs and large milk production. This year, 126 cows were chosen for contest among the 16,000 cows in Moc Chau. For more than a decade the Miss Milk Cow beauty contest is organized in Moc Chau plateau to promote dairy farming as Vietnamese people’s eating pattern has been changing rapidly along with higher income. The winner this year is a four-year-old, weight 830 kg and providing 42 kg milk per day, double the average volume of milk. (Photos by Kham/Reuters)

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Cuban children pursue their dream of joining the circus

Cuban children pursue their dream of joining the circus

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Inside an abandoned movie theatre on a noisy avenue in a working-class section of Havana, some 70 Cuban children as young as nine pursue their dream of joining the circus. The circus is a lucrative career path and a rare opportunity for Cubans to make real money on the communist-led island.

(Photos by Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters)

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Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

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Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Yousafzai, aged 17, becomes the youngest Nobel Prize winner by far. Satyarthi, 60, and Yousafzai were picked for their struggle against the oppression of children and young people, and for the right of all children to education, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said.

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Exhibition by Daniel Buren at the MaMo art center in Marseille

Exhibition by Daniel Buren at the MaMo art center in Marseille

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An exhibition entitled “Defini Fini Infini, Travaux in situ” by French artist Daniel Buren is on display at the MaMo art center in Marseille. The MaMo contemporary art center is installed on the restored rooftop terrace of Le Corbusier’s 1947 Cite Radieuse (Radiant City) and created by French designer Ora-Ito. The exhibition will run until September 30, 2014. (Photos by Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters)

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