A candlelight vigil was held in Hong Kong to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the 1989 student-led Tiananmen Square protests, an annual event that takes on greater meaning for the city’s youth after last autumn’s pro-democracy demonstrations sharpened their sense of unease with Beijing.
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.
Nov. 6 Photo Brief: Miss Earth beauty pageant, honor-killing parents, Bonfire Night, Samhain, V for Vendetta and Guy Fawkes
Ninety-one bikini-clad contestants prepare to compete for the Miss Earth crown on November 24, Pakistani parents are jailed for killing their daughter with acid because she looked at a boy, Bonfire Night lights up the streets in Lewes, Sussex in England, Anonymous protests outside the Houses of Parliament and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 28 Photo Brief: Deadly Nepali plane crash, Bond under the hammer, Colombian pole dancers and no wife for Jesus
The Vatican claims the ancient papyrus mentioning Jesus’ wife is a fake, a bird causes a deadly plan crash in Nepal killing all 19 passengers, ladies compete in the annual Colombian pole dancing contest, London consumers and tattoo enthusiasts flock to the “50 Years of James Bond – the Auction” and the International London Tattoo convention and more in today’s daily brief.