The home bases for the World Cup soccer teams are being prepared in advance of this summer’s main event in Brazil.
A garbage strike in Rio de Janeiro after Carnival left trash piled high and a stink filling the air.
Carnival revelers celebrate with parades, the murder trial begins for double-amputee Oscar Pistorius, a Corvette is rescued from the sinkhole that swallowed the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, and more in today’s daily brief.
Feb. 17 Daily Brief: South Korean resort collapses, illegal gold miners targeted in Brazil, 100 days since Typhoon Haiyan
At least three students were killed after a South Korean resort building collapsed, the Munduruku tribe of Brazil tracks down illegal gold miners, shelter remains a problem 100 days after Typhoon Haiyan, and more in today’s daily brief.
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.
Jan. 28 Daily Brief: Celebrations in the Central African Republic, Ukraine PM resigns, State of the Union approaches
Residents of Bangui in the Central African Republic celebrate after rebels were escorted outside the city, Ukraine Prime Minister Mykola Azarov’s resignation is followed by repeals of protest restrictions, Obama prepares for the State of the Union address, and more in today’s daily brief.
‘Batman’ visits Brazilian slum where residents homes are being expropriated for Maracana stadium reconstruction
Residents of the Favela do Metro slum, area just near the Maracana stadium refuse to have their homes demolished as part of a project to renovate the district before the FIFA World Cup circus pitches camp in June.
Rebuilding the Philippines after the typhoon, the opening ceremony of the Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival, a fire in Mumbai and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 13 Photo Brief: XII Games of the Indigenous People in Brazil, empty canals in Venice, Festival of Ashura, Canadian woman rows across the Atlantic
XII Games of the Indigenous People in Brazil, empty canals in Venice, Festival of Ashura, Canadian woman rows across the Atlantic and more in today’s daily brief.
Oct. 16 Photo Brief: Crazy fashion in Singapore, battling Typhoon Wipha in Japan and the Pope catches one in the face
Wild designs went on display during Fashion week in Singapore, Typhoon Wipha made life difficult for pedestrians in Japan, a faithful tosses a scarf to the Pontiff which he catches with his face and more in today’s daily brief.