He goes by several names: Pere Noel, Babbo Natale, Father Christmas, St. Nicholas, to name a few. This time of year, Santa Claus is popping up across the globe from running in London to feeding fish in the Philippines to base jumping in Berlin.
The two jailed members of Pussy Riot were released, Scottish reindeer endure the snow, surfers battle in Spain’s Big Wave Challenge, and more in today’s daily brief.
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. 16 Daily Brief: Santa spottings around the globe, Palestinians battle floodwaters, and bodybuilders prep for Myanmar competition
Santa spottings around the globe, Palestinians battle floodwaters, bodybuilders prep for Myanmar competition and more in today’s daily brief.
Thai riot police and anti-government protesters embrace instead of clash, a nativity scene held outside the Supreme Court celebrates the first amendment, Santa Claus dives with a stingray and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 1 Photo Brief: “Santa Banana” wins big in Hong Kong, China’s Grand Prix of Figure Skating and burning effigies in Pakistan
“Santa Banana” wins big in Hong Kong, China’s Grand Prix of Figure Skating and burning effigies in Pakistan in today’s daily brief.
Dec. 23 Photo Brief: Protests for stricter rape laws, air strike in Syria, fishing in Peru, Copahue volcano spews ash
Protests for stricter rape laws in New Dehli turn violent, air strike in Syria kills dozens at bakery, fishing in Peru, an active Copahue volcano and more in today’s daily brief.
Dec. 20 Photo Brief: Snow in the Midwest, high stepping in Afghanistan, window washing Santas and Senator Inouye’s last trip to the Capitol
Senator Daniel Inouye’s casket is brought to the Capitol to lie in state, Santas do some window washing in Tokyo, more Afghans finish police training, Kansas gets hits with a snowstorm and more in today’s Daily Brief.
Dec. 18 Photo Brief: Schools reopen in Newtown, Queen Elizabeth joins the Cabinet, fisherman process a dead shark, a swordfish and a whale
Schools reconviene in Newtown, Connecticut as funerals continue for the victims of the December 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II attends a cabinet meeting at Number 10 Downing Street to mark her Diamond Jubilee, Somali fisherman transport large fish on their backs through the streets of Mogadishu and much more in today’s daily brief.