Wednesday, January 27, 2021


(151212) -- NAIROBI, Dec. 12, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Soldiers and officers from the Kenya Defense Force take part in the parade during the celebrations to mark the 52nd anniversary of the nation's independence at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya, Dec. 12, 2015. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)


(151212) -- LAHORE, Dec. 12, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani Christian children dressed up as Santa Claus take part in a peace rally in eastern Pakistan's Lahore on Dec. 12, 2015. (Xinhua/Jamil Ahmed)


(151212) -- BAGHDAD, Dec. 12, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Iraqis take part in a rally in Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 12, 2015. Hundreds of Iraqis on Saturday rallied in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad under tight security measures protesting the presence of Turkish troops in northern Iraq, calling Ankara's move a "violation of Iraq's sovereignty".(Xinhua/Khalil Dawood)


(151212) -- TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2015 (Xinhua) -- A passer-by takes photos of participants during the 2015 Toronto Santa Speedo Run event in Toronto, Canada, Dec. 12, 2015. This annual event has raised over 300,000 Canadian dollars for sick kids since 2005. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)


(151213) -- CARACAS, Dec. 13, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Photo provided by Venezuela's Presidency shows elements of the National Armed Bolvarian Force (FANB, for its acronym in Spanish) taking part in the salutation of Christmas and New Year of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in the Tiuna Fort of Caracas, capital of Venezuela, on Dec. 12, 2015. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro annouced on Saturday new strategic plans for the deployment of security in the border with Colombia for the first trimester of 2016. (Xinhua/Venezuela's Presidency) (da) (fnc) ***NO SALES-NO ARCHIVE*** ***EDITORIAL USE ONLY***