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India at Asian Games 2018

Pictures of Indian athletes competing at 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Becoming the 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'

Chinese makeup artist He Yuhong transforms into the "Girl with a Pearl Earring , the subject of a painting by 17th-century Dutchman Johannes Vermeer.

MTV Video Music Awards red carpet

Fashion highlights from the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.

Taiwan on China's shores

Scenes from the Kinmen islands, which lie in a bay across from the Chinese city of Xiamen, ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Second Taiwan Straits Crisis.

Journey to Mecca

Muslim faithful make the annual haj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca.

Exodus from Venezuela

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have fled their country's economic and political turmoil for Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and beyond over the past 18 months.

Perseid meteor shower lights up the sky

The Perseid meteor shower lights up the night sky with annual event at its peak.

World Hot Air Balloon Championship

Competitors at the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria.

Korean families separated by war meet after 65 years

About 90 families from North and South Korea wept and embraced in the first reunion events in three years.

Floods in Kerala

Kerala is experiencing its worst floods in a century.