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AUCTION-DROUOT/NAPOLEON
RTX7AVR9
November 28, 2019
Boots that might have been worn by French statesman Napoleon during his final exile in Saint-Helena are...
Paris, France
Boots that might have been worn by Napoleon displayed in Paris
Boots that might have been worn by French statesman Napoleon during his final exile in Saint-Helena are handled before being put on auction at Drouot auction house in Paris, France November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
AUCTION-DROUOT/NAPOLEON
RTX7AVR3
November 28, 2019
Boots that might have been worn by French statesman Napoleon during his final exile in Saint-Helena are...
Paris, France
Boots that might have been worn by Napoleon displayed in Paris
Boots that might have been worn by French statesman Napoleon during his final exile in Saint-Helena are handled before being put on auction at Drouot auction house in Paris, France November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
AUCTION-DROUOT/NAPOLEON
RTX7AVQW
November 28, 2019
Boots that might have been worn by French statesman Napoleon during his final exile in Saint-Helena are...
Paris, France
Boots that might have been worn by Napoleon displayed in Paris
Boots that might have been worn by French statesman Napoleon during his final exile in Saint-Helena are displayed before being put on auction at Drouot auction house in Paris, France November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
AUCTION-DROUOT/NAPOLEON
RTX7AVQS
November 28, 2019
Boots that might have been worn by French statesman Napoleon during his final exile in Saint-Helena are...
Paris, France
Boots that might have been worn by Napoleon displayed in Paris
Boots that might have been worn by French statesman Napoleon during his final exile in Saint-Helena are displayed before being put on auction at Drouot auction house in Paris, France November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
GAMES-COMMONWEALTH/
RTX5IK2F
April 07, 2018
Swimming - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Men's 100m Freestyle - Heats - Optus Aquatic Centre -...
Gold Coast, Australia
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Swimming - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Men's 100m Freestyle - Heats - Optus Aquatic Centre - Gold Coast , Australia - April 7, 2018. Ben Dillon, Duwaine Yon and Colby Thomas of Saint Helena dive into the water. REUTERS/David Gray
FRANCE/
RTR3G4NJ
March 06, 2014
A lock hair from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's (L), the sleeves from the shirt he passed away in,...
Paris, France
A lock hair from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, the sleeves from the shirt he passed away in, and...
A lock hair from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's (L), the sleeves from the shirt he passed away in, a fragment of the weeping willow tree which shaded his tombstone (2ndR), and his ivory cane (R) are displayed at auction house Osenat in Paris March 6, 2014. This items are part of a box with relics taken from his final days in 1821 on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena. Objects such as Napoleon's ivory cane, a bottle containing earth from his tomb, as well as handkerchiefs and bandages will be sold by auction house Osenat on March 23 in Fontainebleau. The items had been stored in a case in a small Corsican village, and were given to the auction house by a 90-year-old haberdasher, who had inherited it from the Achille Archambault family, Napoleon's horseman, who collected the items from the island after the Emperor's death. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
FRANCE/
RTR3G4NH
March 06, 2014
The box with relics taken from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's final days in 1821 on the Atlantic...
Paris, France
The box with relics taken from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's final days on the Atlantic island...
The box with relics taken from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's final days in 1821 on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena are displayed at auction house Osenat in Paris March 6, 2014. Objects such as Napoleon's ivory cane, a bottle containing earth from his tomb, as well as handkerchiefs and bandages will be sold by auction house Osenat on March 23 in Fontainebleau. The items had been stored in a case in a small Corsican village, and were given to the auction house by a 90-year-old haberdasher, who had inherited it from the Achille Archambault family, Napoleon's horseman, who collected the items from the island after the Emperor's death. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
FRANCE/
RTR3G4NG
March 06, 2014
An handwritten note by Archambault, French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's horseman, is seen sown on Napoleon's...
Paris, France
An handwritten note by Archambault, French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's horseman, is seen sown on Napoleon's...
An handwritten note by Archambault, French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's horseman, is seen sown on Napoleon's shirt at auction house Osenat in Paris March 6, 2014. The shirt, marked with his initial and the stains of sweat from his illness, is part of a box with relics taken from his final days in 1821 on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena. Objects such as Napoleon's ivory cane, a bottle containing earth from his tomb, as well as handkerchiefs and bandages will be sold by auction house Osenat on March 23 in Fontainebleau. The items had been stored in a case in a small Corsican village, and were given to the auction house by a 90-year-old haberdasher, who had inherited it from the Achille Archambault family, Napoleon's horseman, who collected the items from the island after the Emperor's death. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
FRANCE/
RTR3G4NF
March 06, 2014
The initial, a capital N with a crown, of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte is seen on his shirt,...
Paris, France
The initial of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte is seen on his shirt, displayed at auction house...
The initial, a capital N with a crown, of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte is seen on his shirt, displayed at auction house Osenat in Paris March 6, 2014. The shirt, marked with his initial and the stains of sweat from his illness, is part of a box with relics taken from his final days in 1821 on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena. Objects such as Napoleon's ivory cane, a bottle containing earth from his tomb, as well as handkerchiefs and bandages will be sold by auction house Osenat on March 23 in Fontainebleau. The items had been stored in a case in a small Corsican village, and were given to the auction house by a 90-year-old haberdasher, who had inherited it from the Achille Archambault family, Napoleon's horseman, who collected the items from the island after the Emperor's death. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
FRANCE/
RTR3G4NE
March 06, 2014
Auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat holds the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's shirt, marked with his initial,...
Paris, France
Auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat holds the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's shirt, marked with his initial...
Auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat holds the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's shirt, marked with his initial, a captital N with a crown, and the stains of sweat from his illness, at auction house Osenat in Paris March 6, 2014. The shirt is part of a box with relics taken from his final days in 1821 on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena. Objects such as Napoleon's ivory cane, a bottle containing earth from his tomb, as well as handkerchiefs and bandages will be sold by auction house Osenat on March 23 in Fontainebleau. The items had been stored in a case in a small Corsican village, and were given to the auction house by a 90-year-old haberdasher, who had inherited it from the Achille Archambault family, Napoleon's horseman, who collected the items from the island after the Emperor's death. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
FRANCE/
RTR3G4NB
March 06, 2014
Auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat holds the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's shirt, marked with his initial,...
Paris, France
Auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat holds the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's shirt, marked with his initial...
Auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat holds the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's shirt, marked with his initial, a captital N with a crown, and the stains of sweat from his illness, at auction house Osenat in Paris March 6, 2014. The shirt is part of a box with relics taken from his final days in 1821 on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena. Objects such as Napoleon's ivory cane, a bottle containing earth from his tomb, as well as handkerchiefs and bandages will be sold by auction house Osenat on March 23 in Fontainebleau. The items had been stored in a case in a small Corsican village, and were given to the auction house by a 90-year-old haberdasher, who had inherited it from the Achille Archambault family, Napoleon's horseman, who collected the items from the island after the Emperor's death. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
FRANCE/
RTR3G4N8
March 06, 2014
Auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat holds the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's shirt, marked with his initial,...
Paris, France
Auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat holds the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's shirt, marked with his initial...
Auctioneer Jean-Pierre Osenat holds the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's shirt, marked with his initial, a captital N with a crown, and the stains of sweat from his illness, at auction house Osenat in Paris March 6, 2014. The shirt is part of a box with relics taken from his final days in 1821 on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena. Objects such as Napoleon's ivory cane, a bottle containing earth from his tomb, as well as handkerchiefs and bandages will be sold by auction house Osenat on March 23 in Fontainebleau. The items had been stored in a case in a small Corsican village, and were given to the auction house by a 90-year-old haberdasher, who had inherited it from the Achille Archambault family, Napoleon's horseman, who collected the items from the island after the Emperor's death. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
FRANCE/
RTR3G4N6
March 06, 2014
The box with relics taken from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's final days in 1821 on the Atlantic...
Paris, France
The box with relics taken from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's final days on the Atlantic island...
The box with relics taken from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's final days in 1821 on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena are displayed at auction house Osenat in Paris March 6, 2014. Objects such as Napoleon's ivory cane, a bottle containing earth from his tomb, as well as handkerchiefs and bandages will be sold by auction house Osenat on March 23 in Fontainebleau. The items had been stored in a case in a small Corsican village, and were given to the auction house by a 90-year-old haberdasher, who had inherited it from the Achille Archambault family, Napoleon's horseman, who collected the items from the island after the Emperor's death. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
TENNIS-MEN/MASTERS
RTX14YSI
November 03, 2013
Paris St-Germain's soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L), his partner Helena Seger (2nd L), their sons...
Paris, France
Paris St-Germain's soccer player Ibrahimovic, his partner Seger, their sons and Paris Saint-Germain's...
Paris St-Germain's soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L), his partner Helena Seger (2nd L), their sons Maximilian (L) and Vincent (R) and Paris Saint-Germain's Qatari chairman Nasser al-Khelaifi attend the men's singles final match at the Paris Masters men's singles tennis tournament between David Ferrer of Spain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Palais Omnisports of Bercy in Paris, November 3, 2013. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS SOCCER) ATTENTION EDITORS : FRENCH LAW REQUIRES THAT THE FACES OF MINORS ARE MASKED IN PUBLICATIONS WITHIN FRANCE
SOCCER/
RTR3C26K
January 02, 2013
Paris Saint-Germain player Zlatan Ibrahimovic's girlfriend Helena Seger and their son attend his team's...
Doha, Qatar
Paris Saint-Germain player Ibrahimovic's girlfriend Seger and their son attend his team's friendly soccer...
Paris Saint-Germain player Zlatan Ibrahimovic's girlfriend Helena Seger and their son attend his team's friendly soccer match against Lekhwiya in Doha January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad (QATAR - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
SOCCER/
RTR3C26J
January 02, 2013
Helena Seger, girlfriend of Paris Saint-Germain player Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, attends his team's...
Doha, Qatar
Seger, girlfriend of Paris Saint-Germain's Ibrahimovic, attends his team's friendly soccer match against...
Helena Seger, girlfriend of Paris Saint-Germain player Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, attends his team's friendly soccer match against Lekhwiya in Doha January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad (QATAR - Tags: SPORT SOCCER ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)
SOCCER/
RTR3C21M
January 02, 2013
Helena Seger, (R) the partner of Paris Saint-Germain player, Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden talks to a...
Doha, Qatar
Seger, the partner of Paris Saint-Germain player, Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden talks to a Qatari fan...
Helena Seger, (R) the partner of Paris Saint-Germain player, Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden talks to a Qatari fan during their friendly soccer match against Lekhwiya in Doha January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad (QATAR - Tags: SPORT SOCCER ENTERTAINMENT)
SOCCER-FRANCE/PSG-IBRAHIMOVIC
RTR351SL
July 18, 2012
Helena Seger, wife of Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris...
Paris, France
Helena Seger, wife of Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris...
Helena Seger, wife of Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris St Germain, attends a news conference in Paris July 18, 2012. Big-spending Paris St Germain aim to dominate Ligue 1 this season and showed their intent by signing Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic from AC Milan on a three-year deal on Wednesday. "Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 30, has been transferred from AC Milan and signed a three-year deal in favour of Paris Saint-Germain," PSG said on their website. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT SOCCER HEADSHOT)
SOCCER-FRANCE/PSG-IBRAHIMOVIC
RTR351SG
July 18, 2012
Helena Seger, wife of Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris...
Paris, France
Helena Seger, wife of Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris...
Helena Seger, wife of Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris St Germain, attends a news conference in Paris July 18, 2012. Big-spending Paris St Germain aim to dominate Ligue 1 this season and showed their intent by signing Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic from AC Milan on a three-year deal on Wednesday. "Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 30, has been transferred from AC Milan and signed a three-year deal in favour of Paris Saint-Germain," PSG said on their website. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT SOCCER HEADSHOT)
SOCCER-FRANCE/PSG-IBRAHIMOVIC
RTR351SE
July 18, 2012
Helena Seger, wife of Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris...
Paris, France
Helena Seger, wife of Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris...
Helena Seger, wife of Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden, newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris St Germain, attends a news conference in Paris July 18, 2012. Big-spending Paris St Germain aim to dominate Ligue 1 this season and showed their intent by signing Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic from AC Milan on a three-year deal on Wednesday. "Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 30, has been transferred from AC Milan and signed a three-year deal in favour of Paris Saint-Germain," PSG said on their website. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT SOCCER HEADSHOT)
BRITAIN/
RTR2C2JN
March 25, 2010
Victoria Crake from Lyon & Turnbull blows smoke through a pipe bearing Napoleon's double eagle armorial...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Victoria Crake from Lyon & Turnbull blows smoke through a pipe bearing Napoleon's double eagle armorial...
Victoria Crake from Lyon & Turnbull blows smoke through a pipe bearing Napoleon's double eagle armorial crest as she poses for photographers in Edinburgh, Scotland March 25, 2010. The pipe which is reported to have been Napoleon's favourite will be auctioned on the 31st March and comes with a hand written note stating that the it was purchased at the sale of his affects, Longwood House, St Helena, 1821, from the Briar collection. Longwood House was the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte during his exile on the island of Saint Helena, from 10 December 1815 until his death on 5 May 1821. REUTERS/David Moir (REUTERS - Tags: SOCIETY)
BRITAIN/
RTR2C2JJ
March 25, 2010
Victoria Crake from Lyon & Turnbull holds a pipe bearing Napoleon's double eagle armorial crest as she...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Victoria Crake from Lyon & Turnbull holds a pipe bearing Napoleon's double eagle armorial crest as she...
Victoria Crake from Lyon & Turnbull holds a pipe bearing Napoleon's double eagle armorial crest as she poses for photographers in Edinburgh, Scotland March 25, 2010. The pipe which is reported to have been Napoleon's favourite will be auctioned on the 31st March and comes with a hand written note stating that the it was purchased at the sale of his affects, Longwood House, St Helena, 1821, from the Briar collection. Longwood House was the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte during his exile on the island of Saint Helena, from 10 December 1815 until his death on 5 May 1821. REUTERS/David Moir (REUTERS - Tags: SOCIETY)
BRITAIN/
RTR2C2JE
March 25, 2010
Victoria Crake from Lyon & Turnbull holds a pipe bearing Napoleon's double eagle armorial crest as she...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Victoria Crake from Lyon & Turnbull holds a pipe bearing Napoleon's double eagle armorial crest as she...
Victoria Crake from Lyon & Turnbull holds a pipe bearing Napoleon's double eagle armorial crest as she poses for photographers in Edinburgh, Scotland March 25, 2010. The pipe which is reported to have been Napoleon's favourite will be auctioned on the 31st March and comes with a hand written note stating that the it was purchased at the sale of his affects, Longwood House, St Helena, 1821, from the Briar collection. Longwood House was the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte during his exile on the island of Saint Helena, from 10 December 1815 until his death on 5 May 1821. REUTERS/David Moir (REUTERS - Tags: SOCIETY)
ETHIOPIA
RTXOZFZ
September 27, 2009
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church participate in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church participate in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual...
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church participate in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious celebration to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2009. The Meskel festival commemorates what the church believes is the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA RELIGION ANNIVERSARY)
ETHIOPIA
RTXOZFW
September 27, 2009
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church participate in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church participate in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual...
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church participate in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious celebration to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2009. The Meskel festival commemorates what the church believes is the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA RELIGION ANNIVERSARY)
ETHIOPIA
RTXOZFN
September 27, 2009
A member of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church plays his drum during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches'...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A member of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church plays his drum during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches'...
A member of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church plays his drum during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious celebration to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2009. The Meskel festival commemorates what the church believes is the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA RELIGION ANNIVERSARY)
ETHIOPIA
RTXOZFL
September 27, 2009
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church sing during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church sing during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious...
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church sing during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious celebration to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2009. The Meskel festival commemorates what the church believes is the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA RELIGION ANNIVERSARY)
ETHIOPIA
RTXOZFH
September 27, 2009
A member of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church carries a crucifix during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches'...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A member of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church carries a crucifix during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches'...
A member of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church carries a crucifix during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious celebration to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2009. The Meskel festival commemorates what the church believes is the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA)
ETHIOPIA
RTXOZFD
September 27, 2009
Patriarch Abuna Paulos, the head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, attends the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Patriarch Abuna Paulos, the head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church attends Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches'...
Patriarch Abuna Paulos, the head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, attends the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious celebration to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2009. The Meskel festival commemorates what the church believes is the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA RELIGION ANNIVERSARY)
ETHIOPIA/
RTX8ZBW
September 27, 2008
Ethiopian students dressed in the colours of the national flag take part in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Ethiopian students participate in Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious ceremony in Addis...
Ethiopian students dressed in the colours of the national flag take part in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious ceremony to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa, September 26, 2008. The Maskel festival commemorates the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2008. REUTERS/ Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA)
ETHIOPIA/
RTX8ZBM
September 27, 2008
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church surround the Demera (a large bonfire) during the Meskel Ethiopian...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church surround the Demera during Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches'...
Members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church surround the Demera (a large bonfire) during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious ceremony to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2008. The Maskel festival commemorates the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2008. REUTERS/ Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA)
ETHIOPIA/
RTX8ZB9
September 27, 2008
A member of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church plays his drum during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches'...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A member of Ethiopian Orthodox Church plays drum during Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious...
A member of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church plays his drum during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious celebration to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2008. The Maskel festival commemorates the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2008. REUTERS/ Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA)
ETHIOPIA/
RTX8ZAM
September 27, 2008
A girl smiles during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious ceremony to commemorate...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A girl smiles during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious ceremony in Addis Ababa...
A girl smiles during the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious ceremony to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2008. The Maskel festival commemorates the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2008. REUTERS/ Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA)
ETHIOPIA/
RTX8ZAL
September 27, 2008
School children participate in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious celebration to...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
School children participate in Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches, annual religious ceremony in Addis...
School children participate in the Meskel Ethiopian Orthodox Churches' annual religious celebration to commemorate the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (Saint Helena) in the fourth century, in Addis Ababa September 26, 2008. The Maskel festival commemorates the finding of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ of Nazareth was crucified in Gologotha. Church chronicles has it that the Ethiopian monarch Zara Yacob brought the remains of the cross to Ethiopia in the 15th century. The Meskel festival is one of the landmark events in the Ethiopia culture and spiritual life. Picture taken on September 26, 2008. REUTERS/Irada Humbatova (ETHIOPIA)
FRANCE/
RTX4WDO
December 20, 2007
Tomb of France's Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) at Les Invalides in Paris November 6, 2007. Napoleon...
Paris, France
Tomb of France's Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte at Les Invalides in Paris
Tomb of France's Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) at Les Invalides in Paris November 6, 2007. Napoleon was initially interred on Saint Helena, but King Louis-Philippe arranged for his remains to be brought to St Jerome's Chapel in Paris in 1840. A renovation of Les Invalides took many years, but in 1861 Napoleon was moved to the most prominent location under the dome at Les Invalides. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE)
FRANCE/
RTX4WDK
December 20, 2007
Tomb of France's Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) at Les Invalides in Paris November 6, 2007. Napoleon...
Paris, France
Tomb of France's Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte at Les Invalides in Paris
Tomb of France's Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) at Les Invalides in Paris November 6, 2007. Napoleon was initially interred on Saint Helena, but King Louis-Philippe arranged for his remains to be brought to St Jerome's Chapel in Paris in 1840. A renovation of Les Invalides took many years, but in 1861 Napoleon was moved to the most prominent location under the dome at Les Invalides. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE)
SPORT COMMONWEALTH
RTR17DKW
March 19, 2006
Errol Duncan of Saint Helena comes through in last place in the men's marathon during the Commonwealth...
Melbourne, Australia
St Helena's Duncan last in men's marathon in Melbourne
Errol Duncan of Saint Helena comes through in last place in the men's marathon during the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne March 19, 2006. REUTERS/Anthony Phelps
SWITZERLAND
RTRYQO8
October 30, 2004
Germany's Layer, Austria's Krassnig and Canada's Anderson jump during snowboard cross final heat at World...
Saas-Fee, Saint Helena
Germany's Layer, Austria's Krassnig and Canada's Anderson jump during snowboard cross final heat ...
Germany's Layer, Austria's Krassnig and Canada's Anderson jump during snowboard cross final heat at World Cup in Saas-Fee. Germany's Michael Layer, Austria's Dieter Krassnig and Canada's Jasey Jay Anderson (L-R) jump in front of spectators during the snowboard cross final heat at the Snowboard World Cup in the Swiss ski resort of Saas-Fee, October 30, 2004. Layer won the race ahead of Krassnig, France's Vincent Valery and Anderson. REUTERS/Alexandra Winkler
SPORTS CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA
RTRUDN1
August 04, 2004
Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene hits a ball against South Africa during the first cricket test...
Galle, Saint Helena
Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene hits a ball against South Africa in Galle.
Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene hits a ball against South Africa during the first cricket test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka in the southern Sri Lankan city of Galle on August 4, 2004. REUTERS/Anuruddha Lokuhapuarachchi AL/TW
SPORT CYCLING
RTRUT4T
March 27, 2004
FRENCH NAZON CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL CYCLING RACE IN...
Charleville-Mezieres, Saint Helena
FRENCH NAZON CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL CYCLING ...
FRENCH NAZON CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL CYCLING RACE IN CHARLEVILLE-MEZIERES. AG2R team rider Jean-Patrick Nazon of France reacts after crossing the finishing line in the 190kms first stage of the 73th Criterium International cycling race in Charleville-Mezieres, northern France, March 27, 2004. Nazon won the first stage ahead of Gerolsteiner team riders Marcus Zberg of Switzerland second and Peter Wrolich of Austria who took the third place. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir REUTERS
SPORT CYCLING
RTRUT3Y
March 27, 2004
FRENCH NAZON CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL CYCLING RACE IN...
Charleville-Mezieres, Saint Helena
FRENCH NAZON CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL CYCLING ...
FRENCH NAZON CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL CYCLING RACE IN CHARLEVILLE-MEZIERES. AG2R team rider Jean-Patrick Nazon of France crosses the finishing line of the 190kms first stage of the 73th Criterium International cycling race in Charleville-Mezieres, northern France, March 27, 2004. Nazon won the first stage ahead of Gerolsteiner team riders Marcus Zberg of Switzerland second and Peter Wrolich of Austria who took the third place. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir REUTERS
SPORT CYCLING
RTRUT2N
March 27, 2004
FRENCH NAZON CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL CYCLING RACE IN...
Charleville-Mezieres, Saint Helena
FRENCH NAZON CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL CYCLING ...
FRENCH NAZON CELEBRATES HIS VICTORY IN THE FIRST STAGE OF THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL CYCLING RACE IN CHARLEVILLE-MEZIERES. AG2R team rider Jean-Patrick Nazon (L) of France raises his arms as he crosses the finishing line followed by Gerolsteiner team riders Marcus Zberg (C) of Switzerland and Peter Wrolich (R) of Austria at the end of the 190kms first stage of the 73th Criterium International cycling race in Charleville-Mezieres, northern France, March 27, 2004. Nazon won the stage ahead of Zberg second and Wrolich who took the third place. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir REUTERS
SPORT CRICKET ENGLAND
RTRR057
December 21, 2003
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara stumps England's Graham Thorpe to dismiss the batsman for 19 on the fourth...
Colombo, Saint Helena
SRI LANKA'S KUMAR SANGAKKARA STUMPS ENGLAND'S GRAHAM THORPE IN COLOMBO.
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara stumps England's Graham Thorpe to dismiss the batsman for 19 on the fourth day of the third and the final test match in Colombo Sri Lanka on December 21, 2003. Sri Lanka beat by an innings and 215 runs, handing England their worst defeat for 30 years. REUTERS/Anuruddha Lokuhapuarachchi AL
SPORT CRICKET ENGLAND
RTRQWWW
December 13, 2003
England's bowler Ashley Giles celebrates the wicket of Sri Lanka's batsman Kumar Sangakkara during the...
Kandy, Saint Helena
ENGLAND'S BOWLER ASHLEY GILES CELEBRATES THE WICKET OF SRI LANKA'S BATSMAN KUMAR SANGAKKARA IN KANDY....
England's bowler Ashley Giles celebrates the wicket of Sri Lanka's batsman Kumar Sangakkara during the fourth day of the second cricket test match at the Asgiriya International cricket stadium in Kandy Sri Lanka December 13, 2003. REUTERS/Anuruddha Lokuhapuarachchi AL
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