The day in pictures around the world.
A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes dry faucets in India, a visit to Serbia and three Baltimore Blast games.
Sept. 26 Photo Brief: Russian Arms Expo 2013, fertilizer fire in Brazil and an adorable baby Panda in Taiwan
Russia shows off it’s military might during the “Russian Arms Expo2013,” in Brazil they battle a large fire at a fertilizer depot, in Taiwan the Taipei City Zoo releases new photos of the panda cub born in July and more in today’s daily brief.
An aerial view of destruction in Syria, Alpine cattle herding in Austria, Red Bull Flugtag Russia 2013 competition and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Visual coverage may depict injury and/or death.
May 17 Photo Brief: International Day Against Homophobia, books burned in Nepal, walking art in Hong Kong
Anti-discrimination parades and demonstrations take place marking the International Day Against Homophobia, caravans of camels walk through the sulphur and mineral salt formations near Dallol in the Danakil Depression, northern Ethiopia, a kitchen fire spreads to neighboring buildings, including a major book store, in Kathmandu, Nepal, people wearing a white cloth take part in “Divisor”, a performance art piece by Brazilian artist Lygia Pape in Hong Kong and more in today’s daily brief.
Eastern Orthodox countries celebrate their foremost religious celebration, Easter, this weekend. In Romania, for Maudry Thursday incense is burned in front of graves of relatives. In Jerusalem, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Metropolitan Theophilos washes feet at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. In Bulgaria, candles are lit in a traditional Good Friday mass at Alexander Nevski cathedral. And in Greece, the faithful pay their respect in front of a figure of a crucified Jesus Christ at Penteli monastery north of Athens.
April 1 Photo Brief: Easter Egg roll at the White House, Kid President prank, RIP Pattycake the NYC gorilla, Watering of the Girls
Easter Egg roll at the White House, Kid President April Fools’ Day prank, RIP Pattycake the NYC gorilla, Watering of the Girls Easter tradition and more in today’s daily brief. Warning: Some photos may depict injury and/ or violence.
Homeless and cold, would you choose to live with the dead? That’s what two Serbian men have chosen to do in the city of Nis. For nearly 20 years, both Bratislav Jovanovic and Aleksandar Dejic have lived in tombs beside the caskets of their descendants.
Photos taken by Sasa Djordjevic of AFP. You can read his account on AFP’s Eyewitness blog.
Jan. 6 Photo Brief: Assad peace plan angers opponents, 14,833 drummers attempt record, Epiphany Day, inauguration preparations underway
Speech by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad angers opposition, 14,833 drummers attempt world record, Epiphany Day celebrations, inauguration preparations underway for President Barack Obama and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 7 Photo Brief: Newborn twins named Mitt and Barack, a gaggle of geese, glowing fish, Russians remember the Nazi invasion and the Bolshevik Revolution
A Kenyan mother names her newborn twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, a department store collapses in Ghana, Russians commemorate the 95th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution and the 71st anniversary of the Nazi invasion, Greek workers protest austerity and more in today’s daily brief.