Ticket sales for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have surged following a slow start, to second-best in the games’ 56-year history, after London, according to the Associated Press. Competitions run through Sunday.
North Korea on conducted its fifth atomic test Friday, producing its biggest-ever explosive yield equivalent to 10 kiloton of TNT.
The date for the test coincides with the founding day of North Korea.
Photos from the press preview of “You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-70″ exhibition at Victoria and Albert Museum on September 7, 2016 in London, England.
Demonstrators protesting major economic problems, food and medical supply shortages, surging crime and massive inflation packed three major avenues in Caracas demanding a recall vote to remove President Nicolas Maduro.
Malaysia celebrated its 59th National Day to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British rule in 1957.
Had enough salad and gazpacho? Here’s another way to use up tomatoes. The annual “Tomatina” tomato fight was this morning in Bunol, a village outside Valencia, Spain. Drawing from a 160-ton cache, for an hour or so, thousands of people, many of them tourists, lobbed the ripe fruit like snowballs, bathing each other and the surrounding streetscape in pulp and juice.
Organizers expected nearly one million people in the streets of west London’s Notting Hill on Sunday and Monday to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. More