The day in pictures around the world.
Sant Joan festival revelers in Spain start to form a human tower, a jury finds former editor of News of the World Andy Coulson guilty of conspiring to intercept message while clearing former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks of all charges, World Cup fans await FIFA’s decision on Uruguayan player Luis Suarez’s apparent bite on an Italian player en route to Uruguay’s victory, and more in today’s daily brief.
The day in photos around the world.
A rescued orang utan in Indonesia prepares for release into the wild while a pig and dog are saved in the Balkan floods, the original fossilized femur of a previously undiscovered giant dinosaur species is on display in Trelew, Argentina, South Korea’s President Park Geun-Hye takes responsibility for the mishandling of last month’s Sewol ferry disaster, and more in today’s daily brief.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, a fire rages through Philippine slums, runners return to the Boston Marathon, and more in today’s daily brief.
Christians worldwide gather on Good Friday, the South Korean island of Jindo mourns, and Toronto’s embattled mayor tries to win again. Those events are among the stories in today’s photo brief.
U.S. Marines from the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, Battalion landing team participate in a joint landing operation with South Korean Marines on March 31, 2014 in Pohang, South Korea.
Turkish protestors use fireworks against the police in a protest over a new road, across-border Korean family reunions end, tennis players practice on a floating court at the Mexican Open, and more in today’s daily brief.
Feb. 17 Daily Brief: South Korean resort collapses, illegal gold miners targeted in Brazil, 100 days since Typhoon Haiyan
At least three students were killed after a South Korean resort building collapsed, the Munduruku tribe of Brazil tracks down illegal gold miners, shelter remains a problem 100 days after Typhoon Haiyan, and more in today’s daily brief.