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Holiday windows showed at Hudson’s Bay in Toronto

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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

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

Sri Lankans get the Sputnik V vaccine

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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

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

Meeting Thai royalty

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

President arrives in Thailand

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

Ban and Maithri meet

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

Vaccination continues

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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

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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

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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...