A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes a new creamery, a new panda, and a continuation of a diplomatic spat with India.
Jan. 8 Daily Brief: Sushi mosaic, several swans a-swimming, silly walk day, Rodman on the PRK court, mannequin factory, big wave surfing
Sushi mosaic, several swans a-swimming, silly walk day, Rodman on the PRK court, mannequin factory, big wave surfing and more in today’s daily brief.
A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes several sporting events, the Orthodox Christians’ celebration of Christmas, the possible start of a hunger strike in India and the release of international trade numbers.
Snow coated domes and minarets Friday as a record Mideast storm compounded the suffering of Syrian refugees, sent the Israeli army scrambling to dig out stranded motorists and gave Egyptians a rare glimpse of snow in their capital.
Dec. 10 Daily Brief: International Human Rights Day, Nelson Mandela’s memorial service and a lot of snow
Groups around the world mark International Human Rights Day, Egyptian students clash with security forces, Nelson Mandela’s memorial service is held in Johannesburg, and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 19 Photo Brief: Caroline Kennedy on Capitol Hill, giant rubber duck in Taiwan and Olympic medals unveiled in Russia
Caroline Kennedy testified at her nomination hearing for U.S. Ambassador to Japan, a giant rubber duck by a Dutch artist floats into Taiwan as it goes on display, Russia unveils it 2014 Winter Olympic Medals for the Sochi games and more in today’s daily brief.
August 29 Photo Brief: Fast-food workers protest, aerial view of Burning Man 2013, all eyes on Syria
Fast-food workers continue campaign to get higher wages, an aerial view of Burning Man 2013, nations consider action in Syria and more in today’s daily brief.
Two days after more than 500 people were killed in Egypt during a crackdown on supporters of ousted former president Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood protests turned into violent skirmishes that left around 50 dead in Cairo.
On a “Day of Rage” called by supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi, security forces threw tear gas at supporters and witnesses reported police firing at crowds.
WARNING: Graphic photos in this post depict violence, injuries and deaths.
More than 500 people were killed in Egypt on Wednesday, in what is being called one of the bloodiest days in decades for the country. Egyptian security forces undertook a planned operation to clear supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi from sit-in demonstrations in Cairo who were camped out for over a month.
President Obama made a statement Thursday morning condemning the steps that have been taken by Egypt’s interim government and security forces. “We call on the Egyptian authorities to respect the universal rights of the people,” he said. “We call on those who protest to do so peacefully.”
Obama also said the U.S. government would be canceling upcoming bi-annual joint military exercises scheduled with Egypt.
WARNING: VISUAL COVERAGE DEPICTS INJURY AND/OR DEATH.