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From the 31st ASEAN Summit in the Philippines and Independence Day in Poland, to the Ledostav winter swimming festival in St. Petersburg and the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards in London — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.
Shanghai is undoubtedly a city of the future. This Chinese city is often described as the "showpiece" of the booming economy of the country’s mainland and is famous for its Lujiazui skyline, with most of its skyscrapers looking like a surreal sci-fi film set. Discover the financial and commercial heart of China in Sputnik’s photo gallery.
Take a glimpse at one of the world’s four major beauty pageants, which has just wrapped up in Tokyo.
Check out one of the world’s largest and most important aerospace industry events, currently being held in the UAE, in Sputnik’s photo gallery.
The presentation of the world-famous calendar, which was shot by renowned photographer Tim Walker in London earlier this year, was held on Friday, November 10, in New York’s Manhattan Center.
Girls between 17 and 25 years of age participate in this beauty contest. They are all studying at military institutes in St. Petersburg.
One of the biggest motorcycling fairs in the world kicked off in Milan, Italy, on November 7 showcases all kinds of the new motorcycles: cruisers, ADV bikes, sportbikes, luxury tourers, dual-sports, motocross and enduro machines. Check out the most buzz-worthy exhibits of the salon in Sputnik’s photo gallery.
The United Arab Emirates capital is getting ready for the grand opening of its very own Louvre, which will unveil artwork from both the East and West. After its official inauguration by French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday, the museum will finally open its doors to the public on Saturday, November 11.
Fifteen finalists competed for the title of the country’s hottest female buttocks during the annual pageant held on Monday night.
The legendary "Bug" got the opportunity for a second life in Ethiopia.
A group of young girls in Japan created a North Korea fan club, which is even accused of spying, but the girls say that their interest is purely cultural.
From the New York bike path terror attack and Storm Herwart that battered northern and eastern Germany, to a Moscow concert by the legendary German rock band Scorpions and Halloween celebrations in Sydney — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.
The Catalan tradition of building human towers, or castells, dates back to the 18th century. Throughout the decades, it has become a true symbol of Catalonia, and now “castellers” assemble their living constructions during different festivals. Take a look at the tremendous castells formed during recent celebrations across the region.
A hot photo session for 86 pageant participants was held in Manila, Philippines, as part of the media presentation on October 30.
Take a look at the most compelling photographs from the 10th annual competition organized by the UK-based Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).
As Halloween is being celebrated in most countries, staff in zoos around the world have decided to please their fosterlings and treat them to the most autumnal of all possible delicacies - a pumpkin.
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