Thai riot police and anti-government protesters embrace instead of clash, a nativity scene held outside the Supreme Court celebrates the first amendment, Santa Claus dives with a stingray and more in today’s daily brief.
Muslims make the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, India goes through dengue fever prevention, Ukrainian Fashion Week begins and more in today’s daily brief.
Oct. 2 Photo Brief: DC shutdown, Paris fashion, World Gymnastics Championships, protests in Ukraine, Vietnam and Brazil
DC shutdown, Paris fashion, World Gymnastics Championships, protests in Ukraine, Vietnam and Brazil and more in today’s daily brief.
May 23 Photo Brief: Clean up after tornadoes, The Duchess with child and Jerry Lewis visits Cannes Film Festival
Heavy equipment is brought in to clean up in Moore, Oklahoma after the tornado, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at a garden party, Jerry Lewis makes a photocall at the Cannes Film Festival in France 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.
May 2 Photo Brief: Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Drug gangs in Brazil and it’s a dog’s life in Germany
Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Brazilian special forces train to control drug gangs as violence soars, European lobster farming in Germany, a doggy gets a lift in a doggy bag and more in today’s daily brief.
April 18 Photo Brief: A white lion cub hangs out, hairdressing art in the Ukraine and spring flooding in Illinois
A white lion cub makes his debut in France, an international hairdressing art show in Kiev, spring rains cause flooding in areas around Chicago and more in today’s daily brief.
Since his untimely death in 2011, the hand-reared polar bear Knut returns to Berlin as a life-sized model with the bear’s real fur, the 80th Lemon festival in France creates a citrus-infused ‘Around The World In 80 Days’ wonderland, a Ukrainian artist paints with chewing gum and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 31 Photo Brief: Tent city for hackers, snow in Kiev, troops in Timbuktu, art of reflection, a homemade ventilator
Sao Paulo hosts Campus Party for hackers and geeks, heavy snow hits Kiev, French troops and relative calm in Timbuktu, art of reflection, a home made ventilator keeps man alive for years in China and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 22 Photo Brief: 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, dancing at the Inaugural Ball, self-defense classes for Indian women, blood ivory
The 40th anniversary of the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade, a sweet moment between Barack and Michelle Obama at the Inaugural Ball, self-defense classes for Indian women on the rise, protests in Kenya highlight increased poaching of rhinos and elephants and more in today’s daily brief.