Hassan Rohani was named Iran’s new president Saturday after voters turned out last week for the historical election. Rohani will take over from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who has held the post for two consecutive terms.
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Oldest man in the world dies in Japan, Rupert Murdoch files for divorce, stormy weather heads to the Mid-Atlantic and more in today’s daily brief.
It has been a year since Sparrows Point steel mill has closed its doors. The sounds of the one-time bustling steel giant has gone silent, still echoing only in the memories of workers and Dundalk residents nearby. At one entrance off I-695 and Route 158, a sign seen from the massive complex reads “America: Strong as Steel!”, which serves as a reminder of the past. In the coming years, the entire facility will be razed and the steel plant will only be a footnote in Baltimore’s history.
Cronuts are all the rage, protests continue in Turkey, George Zimmerman murder trial begins and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Photos may depict death or injury.
Bodyguard training camp in China, flooding continues in Europe, 2013 Brazil Miss and Mister Fitness contest and more in today’s daily brief.
The emergence of a Turkish Spring? Anti-government protests continued for a fifth day in Turkey, as tensions escalated from a demonstration to halt government plans to demolish a park. View photos from the on-going protest.
Siamese twin girls born in the West Bank city of Hebron, Glenn Close visits the White House for mental illness conference, flooding in Europe and more in today’s daily brief.
From visiting victims in Moore, Oklahoma to justifying the administration’s counterterrorism policy and visiting Baltimore on his Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour, a selection of photos highlighting the activities of U.S. President Obama in the month of May.
One company that has found success in the wig industry can be found deep in the Ubud jungles of Bali. Sari Rambut, a well-respected producer of theatrical and film wigs, was founded by Orlando Bassi along with his Balinese Business partner Nengah. They credit the company’s success to the extraordinary skill and hand-eye coordination of the Balinese staff, writes Getty Photographer Putu Sayoga.
Photos taken by Putu Sayoga of Getty Images.