Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip commemorated Nakba, “catastrophe” in Arabic, the name given for the day of the creation of Israel on May 15, 1948. Adults and children held keys — either real or cardboard — signifying their homes in what is now Israeli-controlled land.
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Catherine, Countess of Strathearn shoots some hoops, a 1989 flying Ford Fiesta returns to the roof of Cologne’s city museum, temperatures in Germany expect to take a turn to the warm side and more in today’s daily brief.
International Women’s Day brings rallies and protests around the globe, Venezuelans attend late president Hugu Chavez’s funeral, the snow that skipped Maryland hits New York and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 16 Photo Brief: West Bank bloodshed, Hostess expires, fighting Afghan dogs, diving Chinese pigs
Bombings in Gaza and Israel continue, Hostess is going out of business, dog fighting becomes more popular in Afghanistan and more in today’s daily brief.
A myriad of ducks waddle by a paddy in Thailand, three month old twin black panthers make their debut in Germany, Twilight actors Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene and Jackson Rathbone goof around at Comic Con and more in today’s daily brief.