South Africa’s first black president and renowned anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela died Thursday at age 95.
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.
July 05 Photo Brief: Continued unrest in Egypt, a Tour de France pile up and children pray for Nelson Mandela
Protests in Egypt continue as pro Mohamed Mursi rally in the streets of Cairo, riders hit a bump in the road during the seventy stage of the Tour de France as they pile up during a fall, children release balloons following prayers for Nelson Mandela outside the hospital where he is being treated and more in today’s daily brief.
Protests continue in Egypt, Brazil wins FIFA Confederations Cup, bird’s eye view of the Tour de France and more in today’s daily brief.
On his first official visit to South Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama met the family of ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela on Saturday. Obama had reportedly wished to meet with Mandela himself, but the anti-apartheid hero has been in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital due to a lung infection. Outside the hospital and across the country, South Africans have been praying, leaving messages and lighting candles for their ill former president.
Many well-wishers left messages of support for former South African president Nelson Mandela who remained in critical condition Tuesday.
June 24 Photo Brief: Nik Wallenda’s high wire walk over Arizona gorge, missing red panda found, 2013 supermoon
Nik Wallenda completes tightrope walk over Arizona gorge, missing red panda at the National Zoo found, the 2013 supermoon and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Visual coverage of death and/or injury may be depicted.
1400 Harley-Davidson motorcycles prepare to be blessed in St. Peter’s square, hard rock fans jam out at the Download music festival in England, “unwanted human urban people” go on display in Vienna and more in today’s daily brief.
Easter Sunday, Nelson Mandela’s condition improving, Zombie Walk in Tokyo 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.