Overnight snowfall blankets Seoul, the Australian Open marches on in Melbourne, protests in Kiev continue, and more in today’s daily brief.
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Crossrail, which will provide a new link across London, has reached the half-way point. The $25 billion project, due to open in 2018, will connect London’s Heathrow Airport to the county of Essex in a bid to speed up connections and relieve pressure on the city’s crowded underground rail network. Photos and text courtesy of Reuters.
Tens of thousands of people have been displaced by the eruptions of Mount Sinabung, a volcano in Indonesia’s north Sumatra province. See Reuters pictures of Sinabung.
In late August, this blog highlighted the seven best offensive and seven best defensive FBS Division I college football players from Baltimore. Now that the 2013 season is done, we take a look at the 10 best performers of the year, plus nine honorable mention selections.
People in Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, Brooklyn and other cities across North America take part in New Year’s Day dips in icy waters.
Supporters await the release of Palestinian prisoners, gunfire erupts in Kinshasa, the sun sets in Karachi for the last time in 2013, and more in today’s daily brief.
The ‘Step into the Void’ art installation at the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak above Chamonix offers a breathtaking look over the French Alps.