SELECTED PHOTOS


 

 

 

Santa visits Saddlebrook, Alberta trailer park where hundreds of people have been living in tempoerary housing since the June floods.

Photo: Chris Bolin (Globe and Mail)


 

 

 

Dazzling display of fireworks in the colours of the Russian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

 


 

Source: http://www.uoguelph.ca/

The Sanders portrait of Shakespeare, which is owned by Lloyd Sullivan, has been featured on the trade paperback of
Oxford University Press’ latest edition of
Romeo and Juliet.


 

Source: http://www.mindspring.com/~pamelajfk/jfk.jpg

 

A photo of Kennedy smiling at onlookers during his motorcade drive in Dallas just prior to his assassination on November 22, 1963  
Many Americans mourned his death on 50th anniversary of this date (Source: Reuters)


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A health worker administers polio vaccine to a child on Tuesday as part of a UNICEF-supported vaccination campaign in Damascus, Syria. OMAR SANADIKI / UNICEF / Associated Press


 


Left: Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, joined by three former Prime Ministers--Brian Mulroney, Kim Campbell, and Jean Chretien en route for Mandela's Memorial event in December 2013. Right: US President Barack Obama share a joined stage moment with Cuban leader Raul Castro and were seen shaking hands in a historic and once unlikely gesture during the Memorial event in Johanesburg.

 


 

Prince Charles goes Saudi in style! England’s future King of England dons a traditional Saudi Arabia dress and clutches onto a sword while performing the 'arda' dance during an official visit to Saudi Arabia on February 8, 2014 (Source: New York Daily News)

 


 

Source: http://www.ctvnews.ca/

 

Jewish mothers protest an Israeli rabbinic court’s decision to fine a mother for refusing to circumcise her son. (Oded Balilty/AP)

 


Bill Gates visited a Community-Based Health Planning & Services Center in Ghana to see how strong immunization systems protect against polio and can deliver new vaccines and primary health care (Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Frederic Courbet)


 

An elephant puts a garland on one of the judges during an elephant beauty contest in Nepal. The three-day elephant festival, which is mainly held to attract tourists, also includes elephant races and soccer matches (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)


 

Egyptian President Adly Mansour visits the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral on the occasion of Coptic Christmas in January 2014. This is the first such visit in many years by a sitting head of state to a sitting pontiff.


 

 

Canadian Prime Minister Harper visits Western Wall in Jerusalem (Reuters/Ammar Awad)

 


The 45-years-old Australian actress Cate Blanchett won the Oscar for Best Actress in 2014 for her role in "Blue Jasmine". Interestingly, she started her film career 24 years ago with a side role in the Egyptian movie "Kaboria" starring actor Ahmed Zaki
(Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni).


 

 

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and Prince William bring baby Prince George to his christening on October 23, 2013.
(Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire/Press Association via AP Images)

 


 

 

Sitting Woman, by Henri Matisse, part of a 1,400 trove of paintings recovered in Munich that were looted by the Nazis.(Source: DailyMail)

 


 

 

 
 

March of the Christmas Penguins in South Korea (Source: Sung-Jun/Getty)

 


 

 

Lebanese icon, Wade’ El Safy, Passes Away

 


 

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes part in an inspection of the Honour Guard upon his arrival on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 (Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS).

 


 

Iranian President Meets Families of Christian Martyrs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with families of the young Iranian Christians who died while fighting during the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) on the occasion of Christmas celebrations in December. (Source: Fars News)

 



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