Saturday, May 27, 2017

Today in Palmyra

Smoke billows as Syrian regime fighters advance to retake the ancient city of Palmyra from Islamic State (IS) group fighters. March 03, 2017 - AFP/STR

Poland protest

A few thousand women took part in annual rally demanding equal rights for women, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, March 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Nigeria refugees

Twenty three trucks arrived Banki on the 23 May, 2017 with Nigerian refugees from Cameroon reported UNHCR Nigeria.

Today in Zimbabwe

A woman and her baby walk past a tent in Tsholotsho after she was rescued following floods in this Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 photo made available by UNICEF Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe says floods have killed 246 people and left 2,000 homeless since December. The Southern African country has appealed to International donors for $100 million to help those affected by floods. (UNICEF via...

Italy G7 protest

Protesters march towards police during meeting of Foreign Ministers of the G7 countries in Lucca, Italy, Monday, April 10, 2017. Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering in Lucca for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S. military response, with participants aiming to pressure Russia to end its support for...

Tunisia protest

Several thousand Tunisians marched through central Tunis on Saturday to protest against a bill that would grant amnesty to businessmen accused of corruption when autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali was in power. Critics of the Economic Reconciliation bill say it is a step back from the spirit of Tunisia's 2011 revolution to oust Ben Ali but government officials say it...

Sandstorm in China

XILINGUOLE, China - Vehicles drive on road while sandstorm spreading in air in border of China and Mongolia. (Photo VCG via Getty Images)

Japan oil refinery fire

Firefighting operations go on after a fire broke out at a TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K. oil refinery in Arida, Wakayama prefecture, western Japan, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Kyodo News reported the fire prompted authorities to urge nearly 3,000 local residents to evacuate according to firefighters and local city officials. No injuries were reported. (Yohei Nishimura/Kyodo News via AP)

Greece protest

A farmer holds a flag for Trikala farmer's union during a protest in Athens, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. A pile of cabbages lie near Greek farmers protesting in central Athens against the new taxation measures during an anti-austerity demonstration. Farming unions are angry at increases in their taxation and pension contributions, as part of Greece's bailout obligations. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis - AFP/ARIS...

India weather

A cyclist pedals amidst morning fog in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Thick fog engulfs many cities in northern India, disrupting air, rail and road traffic. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)