Thousands lined up in rainy weather in Paris on Sunday to bid farewell to the late French president, Jacques Chirac, who was lying in state at the Invalides military hospital.
The 3rd Aspire International Kite Festival, which concluded on Saturday, attracted 53,000 attendees and gathered 18 international teams at Aspire Park for four days of thrill and excitement.
Joffrey Francisco Pinto is leaving Qatar after putting in 36 years of service with the Gulf Times newspaper.
The decision came after a medical exam showed that despite intensive medical treatment and close monitoring over the last month, the bear's health was deteriorating swiftly.
Revered as a demi-god and described as a "father" to all Thais, King Bhumibol commanded deep devotion during his historic 70-year reign.