Picture News May 14, 2019

Antalya,Turkey, May 14 – Indian couple gets married in Turkey’s northwest. The demand for the Indian weddings in Turkey has been growing apace, said an official from the International MICE and Wedding Forum (IMWF) on Monday. Following the last year’s IMWF event, the demand for destination weddings in Turkey rose eight times compared to the previous year, according to IMWF Managing Partner Necip Fuat Ersoy. Photo courtesy of Anandolu
Caqueta, Colombia, May 14- Mural, which reads “Reconciliation with the victims”, symbolizes the cultural manifestation of reintegrating ex-members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Momday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the endemic impunity” surrounding these cases. Photo courtesy of UN Photo
Hanoi, Vietnam, May 14- Volunteers light up candles at Tam Chúc Pagoda in Hà Nam Province for the celebration of Buddha’s birthday. Vesak Day, which is celebrated by Buddhists around the world, falls on Sunday. Photo courtesy of VNA