The world’s largest dog show continues Friday, a mural in Hong Kong has returned to its former home, and a protest in Lisbon includes off-duty colleagues of the officers containing it.
Feb. 24 Daily Brief: Pandas take over Taipei theatre in art display, Belarusians’ Defenders of the Fatherland Day and memorial to Kiev protesters
Pandas take over Taipei theatre in art display, Belarusians’ Defenders of the Fatherland Day, memorial to Kiev protesters and more in today’s daily brief.
Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day since Soviet times on Thursday with a gun battle in central Kiev as President Viktor Yanukovich faced conflicting pressures from visiting European Union ministers and his Russian paymasters.
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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.
Dec. 21 Daily Brief: Ugly Sweater Run at National Harbor, smoking in a coal mine, getting married during Kiev protests
Santa’s rowing boats on the Venice canal, Pope Francis visits a pediatric hospital, clashes in Germany and more in today’s daily breif.
Dec. 13 Daily Brief: Bidding farewell to Mandela, protests in Kiev, opening ceremonies for swimming championships
South Africans bid farewell to Nelson Mandela, protesters guard a barricade on Independence Square in Kiev, opening ceremonies are held for the Len European Short Course Swimming Championships in Herning, Denmark, and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 27 Photo Brief: Protests in Madrid, Pakistani earthquake survivors and organic farming in Germany
Spaniards protest after bringing charges of crimes against humanity against policemen they say tortured them in the 1970s, Pakistani earthquake survivors find their way in Labach, an organic farmer works on a soja field in southwestern Germany and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 13 Photo Brief: Anti-government protests in Turkey, Ganesha Chaturthi festival, scenes from Palestinian refugee camp
Turkish police fire tear gas at demonstrators, the Ganesha Chaturthi festival in India celebrates the birthday of Ganesh, war continues in Syria, and more in today’s brief.
Pope Francis led Catholics worldwide in a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, urging world leaders to remove their nations from a “spiral of sorrow and death.” In a five-hour prayer vigil in Vatican City, Francis reminded worshippers that “violence and war lead only to death.”
Meanwhile, demonstrations in Lebanon against a possible U.S. military intervention in Syria intensified. As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with European leaders to look for international support of U.S. action, protests in D.C., New York and Paris sprung up on Saturday.
August 26 Photo Brief: Notting Hill Carnival takes to London streets, protests and unrest continue in Middle East and art mimics life in South Korea
Notting Hill Carnival takes to London streets, protests and unrest continue in Middle East, art mimics life in South Korea, and more in today’s daily photo brief.