March 14, 2019

Tehran, Iran, Feb 14 – At least 27 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards were killed in a suicide bombing on Wednesday in southeastern Iran. At least 13 others were injured in the attack in Sistan and Baluchistan province – Iran’s second-largest. Representatives of several Arab and Western states attended a U.S.-sponsored Mideast conference held in Warsaw on Feb. 13-14. Photo courtesy Anadolu
Ankara, Turkey, Feb 14 – A Trojan Horse statue is brought to Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) for the premier of “Treasures of Troy: A Century Old Longing” documentary in Ankara, Turkey. Photo courteys Anadolu Agency )
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Feb 14 – Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad meets up with Japanese Ambassador to Malaysia Makio Miyagawa (second from left) at the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur. Also seen in the photo (left) is Chief Executive Officer of Petronas Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin. Dr. Mahathir was there to watch a performance from famous Japanese violinist, Akiko Suwanai. The violin maestro, performed ‘The Romantic Violin’ together with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. Photo courtesy of BERNAMA.
Yangon, Myanmar, Feb 14 – Students are escorted by police after a court hearing in Mandalay, Myanmar. Seven students were sentenced to three months in jail with hard labor for burning portraits of officials in protest over campus safety, a student activist said. Photo courtesy Mizzima
San Francisco, Feb 14 – African penguins compete for a heart shaped valentine handed. The hearts were handed out to the penguins who naturally use similar material to build nests in the wild in San Francisco. Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, candy, gifts or flowers with their special “valentine. Photo courtesy jeff chiu