Glimpses from across the world (Aug 29)

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Washington, Aug 29: A blast at an institute of criminology in Brussels in Belgium and a panic which spread over reports of a shooter opening fire at the busy Los Angeles airport in the US were the two big international incidents of Monday (Aug 29).

Another major tragedy occurred at an army camp in Aden in the west Asian country of Yemen where 60 people were killed in a suicide blast.


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However, there were also occurrences/events in other parts of the globe that did not bring with them the dull feeling that generally comes with a terror attack.

Here, we take a look at a few of such glimpses from across the globe:

Musicians at play

Alphorn musicians perform in Nesselwang, southern Germany, Sunday Aug. 28, 2016. AP/PTI

Britney Spears performs

Britney Spears performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, August 28, 2016, in New York.AP/PTI

Zika hits South-east Asia

A traveller walks past a travel advisory on the Zika virus infection in Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Sunday, August 28, 2016. AP/PTI

Rihanna receives an award

Rihanna (left) is escorted by presenter Drake after she received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, August 28, 2016, in New York. AP/PTI

The Mediterranean on fire

An Italian Navy ship sails past a burning dinghy after evacuating the migrants sailing on it in the Mediterranean sea toward the Italian coasts, about 17 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, Sunday, August 28, 2016. More than seven hundred migrants were rescued Sunday morning from seven boats by members of Proactiva Open Arms NGO before transferring them to the Italian cost guards operating at the zone. AP/ PTI

Lightweight creatures

A zookeeper weighs a squirrel monkey named Ubi during the annual weigh-in at London Zoo, England, Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Home to more than 700 different species, zookeepers regularly record the heights and weights of all the creatures at ZSL London Zoo as a key way of monitoring the residents' overall wellbeing. This important information is shared with zoos around the world using ZIMS - the Zoological Information Management System - to help zoologists compare details on thousands of endangered species. AP/PTI


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