The day in photos around the world.
Feb. 4 Daily Brief: New Microsoft CEO, Scotland legalizes same-sex marriage, festivals all over the world
Microsoft names Satya Nadella as its new CEO, Scotland legalizes same-sex marriage, Sri Lanka celebrates its independence and more in today’s daily brief.
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung volcano erupted and killed more than a dozen people on the western island of Sumatra on Saturday, the first time it is known to have claimed any lives, a senior government official said. Editors note: Some photos contain graphic content.
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts, Egyptians vote on a new constitution, a real tortoise and hare race in the snow, and more in today’s daily brief.
Tens of thousands of people have been displaced by the eruptions of Mount Sinabung, a volcano in Indonesia’s north Sumatra province. See Reuters pictures of Sinabung.
The ritual is performed by the sulfur miners of Mount Ijen who slaughter a goat and then bury the head in the crater of the volcano in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The sacrifice is performed to ward off potential disasters for the next year. WARNING: Some graphic images are included in this gallery.
Nov. 25 Photo Brief: Lego art in Belgium, Indonesian volcano continues to spew and Central Americans protest violence against women
Lego art in Belgium, Indonesian volcano continues to spew and Central Americans protest violence against women in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 18 Photo Brief: Indonesian volcano erupts, Dubai Airshow and more aid, normalcy sought following Typhoon Haiyan
Indonesian volcano erupts, Dubai Airshow and more aid, normalcy sought following Typhoon Haiyan in today’s daily brief.
In the early days of space flight, the pictures harvested by the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) were blurry gray images that resembled a bad weather map. With the advent of new technology and better platforms to photograph from, such as the space shuttle and International Space Station, NASA is able to provide us with an amazing viewpoint of Earth.
In honor of Earth Day, view memorizing photos of the blue planet from space.
Angela Merkel muffins served in Germany, poverty continues its devastating toll in India, the volcanic Mount Etna erupts in Italy, poultry production ramps up rapid testing for H7N9 in China and more in today’s daily brief.