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The week in photos: March 16-22, 2019

Mar 23, 2019 - 2:36 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

PARADE READY. Nudists stand in front of a cafe before the start of the Nude Love Parade in San Francisco, California on March 17, 2019. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

Jan 18, 2018 - 4:52 PM

(UPDATED) All those who died are believed to be Uzbek nationals, an interior ministry official tells Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency. Kazakh media meanwhile report they were migrant workers travelling to Russia.

BUS FIRE. A handout picture provided by the Kazakh emergency situations ministry on January 18, 2018 shows a charred bus on a road in the region around the city of Aktobe.  Handout photo by Kazakhstan's emergency situations ministry/AFP

Taiwan bus inferno kills 26, mainly China tourists

Jul 19, 2016 - 8:06 PM

Taiwan s interior ministry says the tour group of 24 people – 3 children 15 women and 6 men – was from China s northeastern city of Dalian

epa05431491 A handout photo released by the Taoyuan City Fire Department shows a tourist coach burning near the Taoyuan Internatinal Airport outside Taipei, Taiwan, 19 July 2016. All 26 people on board - 24 Chinese tourists, a Taiwanese guide and a Taiwanese driver - were burnt to death when the coach caught fire while travelling to the Taoyuan airport to return to China following an 8-day tour in Taiwan. Press reports said that the front pat of the coach caught fire on the highway, the driver swered the coach to hit the railing, hoping to stop the coach so that the tourists could get out, but the impact damaged the coach exit, trapping everyone inside the burning coach. EPA/TAOYUAN FIRE DEPARTMENT / HO BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Bus fire kills 30 in central China – Xinhua

Jun 26, 2016 - 4:25 PM

Official news agency Xinhua says the bus driver has been detained by authorities

Locator map of Beijing, China