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Yazidi refugees celebrate news of the liberation of their homeland of Sinjar from ISIL extremists, while at a refugee camp on Friday in Derek, Rojava, Syria. Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq have retaken Sinjar, with the help of airstrikes from U.S. led coalition warplanes
Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrate as they hear the first official results of the elections outside the National League of Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon.
Young supporters of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) celebrate in the streets the results of the legislative election, in Diyarbakir. Turkey‘s Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) secured 41 per cent of the vote, followed by the Republican People’s Party (CHP) on 25 per cent, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) on 16.5 per cent and the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) came fourth with 12.5 per cent.
A man jumps through a fire along a street in the Mission District during a celebration after the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series, in San Francisco, California.
An artisan in India works on an unfinished clay idol of the Hindu Goddess Durga at a workshop in Bangalore. It is in preparation for the forthcoming Dussehra festival. Dussehra, derived from the Sanskrit Dasha-hara, meaning “remover of bad fate”, is among the most important celebrations in the Hindus religious calendar
Schoolchildren dressed as the Hindu Lord Krishna and his consort Radha take part in celebrations to mark the Janmashtami festival in Jammu on Monday. The festival, which commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna, will be celebrated across India on Wednesday
Members of India’s National Cadet Corps conduct a dress rehearsal for Independence Day celebrations in Secunderabad on Tuesday. India will celebrate its 67th Independence Day on Thursday.
A group of Morris Dancers perform as part of St George’s Day celebrations in Leadenhall Market, in the City financial district of London.