The 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing was marked by pro-democracy demonstrations throughout China.
Offbeat news: Sushi mosaic in Hong Kong, conjoined whale twins off Mexico coast, dead tiger found in SUV in China
Today’s strange news from around the world: Fishermen found two conjoined gray whale calves in a northwestern Mexican lagoon, a discovery that a government marine biologist described as “exceptionally rare,” participants broke the Guiness World Records by creating the largest sushi mosaic using a total of 20,647 pieces during the 10th anniversary of a sushi chain store in Hong Kong, and police in China detained a former chef over the death of a rare Siberian tiger discovered in the back of an SUV.
Rebuilding the Philippines after the typhoon, the opening ceremony of the Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival, a fire in Mumbai and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 24 Photo Brief: Beaujolais grape harvest begins, landslides in Philippines, UN General Assembly
The United Nations General Assembly continues in New York, monsoon rains cause landslides in the Philippines, refugees protest in Hong Kong and more in today’s daily brief.
August 22 Photo Brief: Nepal’s Gay Pride parade, Ghost Festival in Hong Kong and crab races in Australia
Nepal’s 4th International Gay Pride parage, the Ghost Festival in Hong Kong, crab races in Australia, tropical storms flood Manila and more in today’s daily brief.
July 18 Photo Brief: Nelson Mandela turns 95, Bruce Lee is honored in Hong Kong and being fashionable at the British Open
The world celebrates as Nelson Mandela turns 95 today, a exhibit to honor Bruce Lee opens in Hong Kong, British Open golfers don their fashion attire during the opening round of the tournament and more in today’s daily brief.
May 23 Photo Brief: Clean up after tornadoes, The Duchess with child and Jerry Lewis visits Cannes Film Festival
Heavy equipment is brought in to clean up in Moore, Oklahoma after the tornado, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at a garden party, Jerry Lewis makes a photocall at the Cannes Film Festival in France and more in today’s daily brief.
May 2 Photo Brief: Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Drug gangs in Brazil and it’s a dog’s life in Germany
Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Brazilian special forces train to control drug gangs as violence soars, European lobster farming in Germany, a doggy gets a lift in a doggy bag and more in today’s daily brief.
March 10 Photo Brief: World’s largest functional tuba, World Baseball Classic brawl, Burning of the bulls, Chuck Hagel in Kabul
World’s largest functional tuba, World Baseball Classic brawl, Burning of the bulls in Mexico, Chuck Hagel in Kabul and more in today’s daily brief.
Ikea monkey caught, FedEx expects to move 19 million packages today, Nelson Mandela undergoes more tests in the hospital and more in today’s daily brief.