A Haitian official says that two people have died and 102 others have been injured in Carnival festivities that began on Sunday.
Over 100 underprivileged children will participate in the Christmas revelry in The Kids Carnival beginning Saturday.
Brazilian police are searching for a gunman who fired into a crowd at a pre-Carnival street party, killing two and wounding 10 other people.
The Russian capital`s territory recently nearly doubled when Moscow incorporated some areas to the southwest of its former boundaries.
Fears of the violence spreading also eased in Rio de Janeiro after a police strike there showed signs of flagging in its 2nd day.
Thanks to Anna Hazare, the Ramlila ground has turned into a carnival against corruption.
The 150th birth anniversary commemorations of Rabindranath Tagore have flagged off in their wake a grand cultural carnival.
The national capital witnessed at least half a dozen programmes taking off.
Goa is braced for the carnival`s indigenous variant called Shigmo.
Carnival was underway in
Rio with millions set to take to the streets for days of
rowdy, joyous parades and festivities, bringing the nation to
a halt for its annual wild party.
Brazilian police say 17 people were electrocuted during a freak accident.
Goa`s most popular festivals, have begun with a whimper and bickering.
Four-day long Carnival
festivities in Goa, an annual event that is a major tourist
attraction, will begin on March 5.
At least seven suspected drug traffickers and a policeman are dead after a gunbattle broke out in a Rio slum a day before Carnival.
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Thousands of revelers thronged narrow London streets on Sunday to celebrate the annual Notting Hill carnival as authorities ordered a clampdown on deafening sound systems.
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