The day in photos around the world.
Oct.17 Photo Brief: Life more normal for Somalians without al-Shabab, men (and women) in tights take the stage in English National Ballet and Granadan students in an epic food fight
Life more normal for Somalians without al-Shabab, men (and women) in tights take the stage in English National Ballet, Granadan students in an epic food fight and more in today’s daily brief.
Thick smoke poured from the besieged Nairobi mall where Kenyan officials said their forces were closing in on Islamists holding hostages on Monday, the third day since Somalia’s al Shabaab launched a raid that has killed at least 62 people according to a Reuters report. It remained unclear how many gunmen and hostages were still cornered in the Westgate shopping center, after a series of loud explosions and gunfire were followed by black smoke billowing from one part of the complex.
Sept. 3 Photo Brief: U.S. debates action in Syria, Rodman visits North Korea again, underwater with the fish
U.S. leaders debate action in Syria, Dennis Rodman makes a second visit to North Korea, underwater at Galapagos Marine Reserve and more in today’s daily brief.
Rival rallies in Cairo mark the first Friday of Ramadan, while Brits eagerly await the arrival of the royal baby in today’s daily brief.
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.
May 13 Photo Brief: Honoring fallen journalists, Palestinians to mark Nakba Day, arm wrestling in Senegal
Newseum honors fallen journalists at memorial, Palestinians to mark Nakba Day, arm wrestling in Senegal and more in today’s daily brief.
A look at the fishing community in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, which has been rebounding from instability over the last two decades. The industry there is also finding a place in the international export market. Photos taken by Stuart Price for the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team.
March 18 Photo Brief: Thomas Perez nomination, fishing in Somalia, Aurora Borealis, air pollution levels in China
President Barack Obama nominates Thomas Perez for Labor Secretary post, the fishing industry in Somalia, air pollution levels in China and more in today’s daily brief.