A flowrider competes on an artificial wave during the Flow Tour 2016 in Santiago, Chile. Artificial waves are created by powerful pumps that throw thousands of liters of water against a wall. The size of the wave can be regulated to suit the skills of the surfer and can reach a height up to three meters.
Rome’s new convention center is named “The cloud” (“La Nuvola” in Italian) and designed by Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas.
A world cats show contest organized by the World Cat Federation was held on October 16, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.
ABS, Yemen (AP) — The cornfield is dotted with tents, mud-brick shelters and huts made of sticks and plastic sheets, home to around 900 Yemenis who fled the front-lines of their country’s war. Buried in the field’s soil are the bodies of loved ones they carried with them as they escaped.
Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, passed away on October 13 at the age of 88 after years of ill health.
The government has announced an official mourning period of one year. Thais have been asked to avoid wearing bright colors or hold any festive events for 30 days.