Sunflower selfie, New York City Marathon, All Souls Day, London to Brighton Veteran Car Run | Nov. 2
The day in pictures around the world.
Christopher T. Assaf 0 Comment Daily Brief, The Baltimore Sun bikin, bikini models, British Open, Costa Concordia, dive, dive competition, flamingo, flamingos, formula 1, formule one, Gaza, Gaza Strip, Islam, Israel, Itikaf, Malaysia Airlines, mh17, Muslim, palestinians, Ramadan, swimwear, typhoon, Ukraine
Swimwear is on the runway in Miami, while flamingos get wrangled and tagged in Spain, the faces of divers competing in China and more in the Daily Brief for July 19.
Sunni jihadist forces, led by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL), launched a major offensive in northern Iraq on June 9, resulting in the capture of Iraq’s second largest city on June 10. Counter-attacks by Iraqi security forces and the Kurdish Peshmerga slowed the offensive, and Shiite Iraqis have been volunteering in large numbers to fight ISIS. The US and Iran have been discussing the situation, and might work together to support the Iraqi government.
Macedonian carnival, Muslims celebrate Prophet Mohammed’s birth, a pantsless commute for thousands part of flashmob and more in today’s daily brief.
Stokely Baksh 0 Comment Daily Brief Afghanistan, California, China, demolition derby, Eid al-Fitr, electronic cigarettes, Germany, guns, India, Islam, National Zoo, Sumatran tiger, United States, wildfire
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Sumatran tiger cubs born at the National Zoo in D.C., Demolition Derbies and more in today’s daily briefs.
Rival rallies in Cairo mark the first Friday of Ramadan, while Brits eagerly await the arrival of the royal baby in today’s daily brief.
Nick Tann 0 Comment Daily Brief astronauts, Beauty and Fitness, Brazil, cherry blossoms, China, Colombia, drought, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Indonesia, Islam, Israel, Japan, Kate Middleton, monkeys, Morocco, Muslim Brotherhood, native Indians, Nepal, pigeons, President Obama, protest, students, tiger, Tunisia, World Water Day
U.S. President Barack Obama visits the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, the world observes World Water Day with the theme “Water Cooperation,” adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam, self-pierce to earn salvation, a pet tiger plays with a keeper at an Indonesian school and more in today’s daily brief.
Typhoon Bopha claims more than 300 lives in the Philippines, Sunni Muslims and Alawites clash in Tripoli, snowstorms in Sweden and Korea and more in today’s daily brief.
Nick Tann 0 Comment Daily Brief Afghanistan, Belgium, camels, Chhath, China, Dhaka, donkey, drugs, fashion, Greenpeace, Hinduism, India, Islam, Macy's, martyrs, Mayans, Muharram, orphans, Power Rangers, puma, Shi’ite, Siberia, thanksgiving, The Nutcracker, Toxic Threads
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.
Nick Tann 0 Comment Daily Brief air show, Bahrain, China, Christmas, crack, Diwali, Hinduism, immigrants, India, Islam, Italy, Jakarta, Justin Bieber, Kathakali, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, New Jersey, New York, Pakistan, Palestine, polar fox, Pudu deer, Rio de Janeiro, Rockefeller Center, Santarinas, Scotland, Tony Blair, war, wedding
Sifting through Sandy’s aftermath continues in New Jersey and New York, Hindus celebrate Diwali, the annual festival of lights, China’s People Liberation Army puts on an air show, Justin Bieber dons a pair of dj/rockstar angel wings and more in today’s daily brief.