Two boys play with a broken bicycle near the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, a man plays with his dog on a sunny spring day in the ‘Englischer Garten’ in Munich on the first day of Spring and more in today’s photo brief.
At the turn of the century, Baltimore’s street sweepers were called White Wings because of the fancy white uniforms they wore, complete with coats and ties and matching pith helmets.
Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, says search planes are investigating potential debris. The objects are about 2,500 km southwest of Perth. A Norwegian merchant vessel has arrived in the search area to assist in the search.
China is in talks to buy at least 150 Airbus passenger jets potentially worth $20 billion when Xi Jinping pays his first visit to Europe as president at the end of this month, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. In a broad-ranging deal that could help reset trade relations between China and Europe after a bumpy year, China is expected to buy more A330 passenger jets as talks advance to open Airbus’s second major factory in the country. Text and archived photos of Airbus by Reuters.
Twin polar bear cubs, million dollar dogs, activists take over Taiwan’s parliament, an Easter apple tree | March 19
Twin polar bear cubs, million dollar dogs, activists take over Taiwan’s parliament, an Easter apple tree and more in today’s daily brief.
Constructed from 10,581 pictures, scientists, using cameras aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), have created the largest high resolution mosaic of our moon’s north polar region. The mosaic provides enough detail to see textures and subtle shading of the lunar terrain and consistent lighting throughout the images makes it easy to compare different regions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and two Crimean leaders signed the treaty making Crimea part of Russia, Indian Sikh youths performed fire-breathing, Holi celebrations marking the start of spring continued, and more in today’s daily brief.
A very wet protest in Venezuela, Purim revelers in Jerusalem and a cancer event in Paris are among the news in today’s daily brief.