USA

US Capitol violence in 10 pictures: When pro-Trump mob stormed the building to overturn election

A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House.

published on : 7th January 2021

Women, race and truth: Best quotes from Kamala Harris' first speech as US Vice-President-elect

Vice president-elect Kamala Harris on Saturday paid tribute to the women, particularly Black women, whose shoulders she stands on as she shatters barriers that have kept mostly white men entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more than two centuries.

published on : 8th November 2020

We kneel: Footballers to COVID warriors, 10 iconic photos of people kneeling in solidarity to George Floyd protests

From the Bundesliga venues of Deutschland to the churches of Britain, from police officers to local teenagers... here are a few images of support and solidarity as the people of USA wages on the war against racism, police brutality and white supremacy.

published on : 8th June 2020

13 dead as 100-year-old building collapses in Mumbai's Dongri

The building, named Kausar Baug, was a ground plus four-storied structure, collapsed at around 11.40 am in Mumbai's Dongri.

published on : 16th July 2019

Olympic champ Usain Bolt tries sprinting in zero gravity

Usain Bolt sprinted through thin air and sipped champagne floating on his back as he enjoyed near zero-gravity conditions in an aircraft performing stomach-lurching parabola dives.

published on : 13th September 2018

IN PHOTOS: Israeli forces kill 55 Palestine protestors at Gaza border as anger mounts over US embassy opening in Jerusalem

In a jarring contrast, Israeli forces shot and killed at least 55 Palestinians and wounded more than 1,200 during mass protests Monday along the Gaza border, while just a few miles away Israel and the U.S. held a festive inauguration ceremony for the new American Embassy in contested Jerusalem.

published on : 15th May 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018 closing ceremony | Best pictures from the dazzling end to the Gold Coast Games

Here are the best photos from the closing finale of the Commonwealth Games 2018 at Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast in Australia.

published on : 15th April 2018

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan for first time since assassination attempt

Malala Yousafzai landed in the Swat valley for her first visit back to the once militant-infested Pakistani region where she was shot in the head by the Taliban more than five years ago.

published on : 31st March 2018

Usain Bolt delights Borussia Dortmund fans with his football skills

Usain Bolt trained again with German soccer club Borussia Dortmund on Friday and this time scored a header and a penalty in front of nearly 1,500 spectators.

published on : 26th March 2018

Remembering some phenomenal women on International Women's Day

Remembering some phenomenal women on International Women's Day

published on : 8th March 2018

Devotees across Malaysia celebrate Thaipusam to mark the triumph of good over evil

During the annual procession, the devotees, dressed up in yellow, visits temples seeking blessings, fulfilling vows and offering thanks. 

published on : 31st January 2018

IN PICTURES | US watches first total solar eclipse in wonder

Millions of Americans gazed in wonder at the first full-blown, coast-to-coast solar eclipse since World War I, that raced 2,600 miles (4,200 kilometers) across the continent from Oregon to South Carolina. It was, by all accounts, the most-observed and most-photographed eclipse in history, documented by satellites and high-altitude balloons and watched on Earth through telescopes, cameras and cardboard-frame protective eyeglasses.

published on : 22nd August 2017

She is Malala, the girl who stood up for education and was shot by Taliban

The child rights activist and Nobel prize winner Malala Yousafzai who was shot by Taliban in 2012, celebrates her 20th birthday.

published on : 12th July 2017