Christmas Charity Run kicks off in Shanghai

Participants take selfies before running the charity run in east China's Shanghai, Nov. 29, 2015. The first Lujiazui Christmas Charity Run kicked off in...

Shoe giveaway event to help the poor

A volunteer helps a resident to try out a pair of shoes at a used shoes giveaway event in Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 28, 2015....

Time to shop

Shoppers flock to stores for Black Friday bargains at Woodbury Premium Outlets, New York, on Nov.27. The Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey found 99.77 million...

President Sirisena at CHOGM

President Maithripala Sirisena's office released these pictures of him attending the Commonwealth summit which was opened Nov 27 by the Queen who missed the...

Thanksgiving Day Parade held in New York

A NYPD police officer takes photo of a turkey float during the 89th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the United States, Nov....

Day for Elimination of Violence against Women marked in Colombia

Women take part in a rally commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Bogota, Colombia, on Nov. 25, 2015....

Amazing Asian Dinosaurs 2015 exhibition in Bangkok

Photo taken on Nov. 24, 2015 shows models of dinosaurs on display at the Amazing Asian Dinosaurs 2015 exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand. The exhibition,...

Ending a Power(ful) visit

Ambassador Samantha Power, Permanent Representative of the USA to the United Nations left  Sri Lanka  on 24th November 2015 after a three  day visit....

Showing his abilities

A disabled man makes educational toys at a toy workshop at Mandiri Disability Foundation in Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Nov. 24, 2015. Eighty percent of...

Sam and Power meet

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power greets Tamil National Alliance and Opposition leader R. Sampanthan following a meetings held today

People take part in Color Run in Venezuela

People take part in the Color Run in Caracas, Venezuela, on Nov. 22, 2015. The event is a 5km family race that celebrates the...

Samantha Power plays elle

The US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power plays elle at the Osmania College in Jaffna @AmbassadorPower was playing #Elle in osmaniya collige #jaffna #lka @USEmbSL...

Power holds talks with Mangala

The US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power signs the visitor's book ahead of talks with Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera

Samantha Power gets a Sri Lankan welcome

The US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power is greeted at the Katunayake airport on her arrival in Sri Lanka today

A thank-you hug

U.S. President Barack Obama gets a thank-you hug from a 16-year old refugee, a victim of human trafficking who will soon be resettled in...

Post budget chat

President Maithripala Sirisena has a chat with former Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena following the presentation of the 2016 budget in Parliament today

Mahinda at PRECIFAC

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa leaves the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Fraud and Corruption (PRECIFAC) after making a statement today

Local delicacies gather in Shanghai festival

Tourists learn from a cook on how to make glutinous rice cakes at the Chinese folk customs and snacks festival in Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai....

UN group on missing concludes Sri Lanka visit

  A UN group looking into allegations on enforced disappearances addressing the media in Sri Lanka. The UN Working Group On Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances...

Working together

Members of several political parties take part in a discussion with President Maithripala Sirisena on the way forward for Sri Lanka