About 15,000 jobs are at risk as Indian multinational steel-making company Tata Steel seeks to pull out of the U.K.
Photos of the XIX Air and Space Fair (FIDAE) in Santiago
Easter celebrations turned to carnage at an amusement park in Lahore, Pakistan, after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest, killing 65 and wounding over 250. Photographers like Arif Ali of AFP who captured people celebrating in churches around the city earlier in the day, later turned their lenses to a bomb blast and the resulting bloodshed. A Taliban splinter group claimed responsibility for the attack, which targeted members of Pakistan’s Christian minority.
Once banned in Cuba, the Rolling Stones played a free concert in Havana on March 26, 2016, before thousands of fans.
“In a sense it looks way crazier when you look at the pictures,” says Baltimore-based activist and musician Ryan Harvey, who traveled to Lesvos, Greece, on a mission to help refugees there last month. “But when you’re actually there, they’re just people.” For Harvey, who works as a construction worker in Baltimore when he’s not on tour playing music, four weeks spent on the Greek island working with the grassroots NGO CK Team was about making a human connection with refugees and gaining firsthand knowledge of war’s impact. Listen to him talk about his trip in-person at Red Emma’s, Thursday, March 24.
Purim is a Jewish holiday commemorating the saving of the Jewish people from genocide. The story is recorded in the Book of Esther.
Purim is celebrated among Jews with costumes, gifts of food and drink, donations to the poor and public recitation of the Book of Esther.
The Natural History Museum in London’s “Sensational Butterflies” exhibition runs until September 11.