In a close match, the Netherlands edges past Costa Rica 1-0 after Tim Krul makes a save on the final penalty shot. Argentina defeats Belgium, 1-0, to move onto the semifinals of the World Cup.
Day 6 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off with upstart Belgium defeating Algeria 2-1. In the afternoon Brazil and Mexico battled to a nil, nil finish. Russia and Korea Republic tied 1-1 in the evening.
Protests in Belgium, an imploding Scottish apartment building and a remembrance of Rwandan genocide are among the contents of Friday’s daily photo brief.
Nov. 25 Photo Brief: Lego art in Belgium, Indonesian volcano continues to spew and Central Americans protest violence against women
Lego art in Belgium, Indonesian volcano continues to spew and Central Americans protest violence against women in today’s daily brief.
War veterans are recognized around the world on November 11 each year. Known as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in other parts of the world, the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the anniversary of the end of World War I in 1918 when the Armistice with Germany took effect.
More than 300 people participate in a kiss-in to protest Russia’s laws against “gay propaganda,” the temperature rises in Romania and a senior Italian mafia member goes on trial in London, all in today’s daily brief.
Since 1988, World AIDS Day has been held annually on December 1 to raise awareness of the spread of HIV/AIDS and its victims. Across the globe, people unite to show their support for people living with HIV and honor those who have died. Currently, according to the World Health Organization, 34 million people are living with HIV.
Nov. 20 Photo Brief: Toxic fashion show, Shiite self-flagellation, Afghanistan’s surplus of orphans and drug users
Greenpeace holds a “Toxic Thread” fashion show in China, Shiite Muslims in Kashmir remember the slaying of the Prophet Mohammed’s grandson, 1 million orphans in Afghanistan, 60,000 drug users in the Afghan capital city of Kabul and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 15 Photo Brief: Tension builds in the Middle East, a Patriotic John Daly and “Big Phil” the giant Euro coin
Hamas and Israel step up rocket attacks, John Daily in red, white, blue and in the trees, “Big Phil” an Austrian model of the Euro coin worth approximately $1.7 million and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 12 Photo Brief: Ethnic violence in Myanmar, honoring veterans, Yemeni Akhdam, gauchos in Argentina
At the bottom of Yemen’s social ladder is the Yemeni Akhdam, ethnic violence in Myanmar, honoring war veterans, gauchos in Argentina and more in today’s daily brief.