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Holiday windows showed at Hudson’s Bay in Toronto

Visitors watch the holiday windows at the Hudson's Bay flagship store in Toronto, Canada, Dec. 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)

Students travelling overseas get vaccinated

Students looking to travel overseas got vaccinated at the Army hospital in Colombo

Sri Lankans get the Sputnik V vaccine

Sri Lanka began using the Sputnik V vaccine today. Residents of Gothatuwa between the ages of 30 and 60 were the first to be...

Annual buffalo racing kicks off in Thailand

Thai buffalo racers compete during an annual buffalo racing in Chonburi Province, Thailand, July 19, 2015. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Meeting Thai royalty

President Maithripala Sirisena met Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in Thailand today

President arrives in Thailand

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Thailand today on an official visit and was greeted by Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak

Ban and Maithri meet

UN Secretary-General Ban ki-moon met with President Maithripala Sirisena in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly

Vaccination continues

The vaccination of the public continued in parts of Colombo as part of accelerated efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus  Colombo Gazette photographer

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...

Remembering Vithya

State Minister of Children's Affairs Rosy Senanayake takes a look at an image of young Vithya, who was raped and killed in Jaffna, during an...