World No Tobacco Day urges governments worldwide to ban all forms of tobacco marketing, revelers dance and light firecrackers during the first day of ‘La Patum’ Festival in Berga, Spain, a group of female farm workers take part in a charity sheep shearing marathon in Newton Stewart, Scotland and more in today’s daily brief.
Feb. 22 Photo Brief: Chingay Parade, Purim celebrations, Irish dancing competition and Hyderabad prayers
Hyderabad twin bombing victims remembered, dancers compete in the 29th All Scotland Irish Dance Championship, the Jewish holiday of Purim is celebrated in Israel, the “Fire In Snow” Chingay Parade weaves through the streets of Singapore and more in today’s daily brief.
Malians loot shops in Timbuktu as French troops arrive, more smog problems in Beijing, Vikings in Scotland, devils in Spain, big waves, bad hair and more in today’s daily brief.
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.
Oct. 1 Photo Brief: Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace and U.S. Supreme Court back in session
Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace in Milan, the U.S. Supreme Court is back in session after summer recess and more in today’s daily brief.
Vietnam remembers the horrors of Agent Orange sprayed by U.S. troops in the 60′s, Indian Hindu devotees form a human pyramid during the Janmashtami celebrations, jets rehearse for the Russian Air Force’s 100th anniversary flight show and more in today’s daily brief.
A fancy dress competition by Hindu devotees, Singapore celebrates 47 years of independence, heavy flooding continues in Manila and more in today’s daily brief.
August 6 Photo Brief: Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bomb, Curiosity on Mars, Olympics Day 10 and an underwater wedding
Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bomb, NASA lands Curiosity on Mars, Day 10 at the Olympics, and more in today’s daily brief.
Some 8,000 people will carry the Olympic flame over the 70-day Torch Relay until July 27, when the cauldron at the Opening Ceremony will be ignited in London to kick off the Olympic games.
Here’s a look at the past 70 days as the Olympic flame has been making its way throughout the United Kingdom.