Visitors at the Hukou waterfall on the Yellow river in north-west China

Visitors at the Hukou waterfall on the Yellow river in north-west China. Owing to heavy rainfall at the upper reaches of the fall, its water volume has increased dramatically
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When the Oil Fields Burned

A man takes a photograph of his friend as thick smoke rises from a fire, which broke out at oil wells set ablaze by Islamic State militants before they fled the oil-producing region of Qayyara, Iraq.

Famine in Somalia : Wait for food and water

Sara Alisio and her one-month old child Molide Kelbi wait for food and water in the Warder district in the Somali region of Ethiopia.

Annual Australia Day Ferry Boat Race, Sydney Harbour

Competitors in the annual ferry boat race are supported by a spectator flotilla as they cruise past the Sydney Opera House as part of Australia Day celebrations in Sydney.

The End : Obama’s last day in White House

After eight historic years as America’s first black president, Obama departed 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and prepared to hand over the keys not to America’s first female president in Hillary Clinton, as he hoped and expected, but to Donald Trump.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A man walks with his camel across the Liwa desert

A man walks with his camel across the Liwa desert, some 250 kilometers west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi, during the Liwa 2017 Moreeb Dune Festival.