Maryland’s Tatyana McFadden wins silver at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games, the Holi festival of colors starts in India, President Barack Obama shops for clothes, and more in today’s daily brief.
Demonstrations in Turkey, the Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers, a safe return from space | March 11
The death of Turkish boy Berkin Elvan renews protests, ladies arm wrestle in Chicago for charity, an American and two Russians return from space, and more in today’s daily brief.
Vigil for Malaysia Airlines passengers, Oscar Pistorius’ trial, protesting Israeli government | March 10
A vigil for missing Malaysia Airlines passengers is held in Kuala Lumpur, thousands of Orthodox Jews gather in Manhattan to protest against the current effort by the Israeli government to pass a law to draft religious Jews into its army, the trial of Oscar Pistorius and more in today’s daily brief.
Protesters reportedly clash in Crimea as tensions rise in Ukraine, the U.S. women’s 4×400 relay team take the gold at the indoor track and field world championships, cats strut their stuff in Romania and more in today’s photo brief.
The world’s largest dog show continues Friday, a mural in Hong Kong has returned to its former home, and a protest in Lisbon includes off-duty colleagues of the officers containing it.
A fire broke out at garment factory in the Bangladeshi capital on Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held a meeting with EU foreign ministers on the crisis in the Ukraine, newly elected Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons and more in today’s photo brief.
March 5 Daily Brief: Worlds oldest woman celebrates 116, National People’s Congress in China, small-clawed otters, Oscar Pistorius trial, Ukraine, Venezuela protests
Worlds oldest woman celebrates 116, National People’s Congress in China, small-clawed otters, Oscar Pistorius trial, Ukraine, Venezuela protests and more in today’s daily brief.
Fat Tuesday celebrations attract revelers worldwide, models show off their acrobatic skills in ready-to-wear fashions, struggles for refugees and more in today’s daily brief.
Carnival revelers celebrate with parades, the murder trial begins for double-amputee Oscar Pistorius, a Corvette is rescued from the sinkhole that swallowed the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, and more in today’s daily brief.
Papier mache pandas, created by French artist Paulo Grangeon, are seen displayed outside the Taipei City Hall, the aurora borealis is seen in the night sky over Cumbria in northwest England and more in today’s daily brief.