Tag Archives: Earth

26Jul/17

NASA astronaut captures aurora space spectacle

NASA astronaut Jack Fischer has shared stunning time-lapse images of the aurora borealis he captured from the International Space Station on June 26 and shared on Sunday. Continue reading

11Dec/16

Dozens killed in Nigerian church collapse -photojournalist

Dozens are killed in a Nigerian church building collapse, according to a photojournalist in the town, with the casualty toll varying widely according to sources.

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07Dec/15
Earth in Full View

Earth in Full View

Earth in Full View
The Apollo 17 crew caught this breathtaking view of our home planet as they were traveling to the Moon on Dec. 7, 1972. It’s the first time astronauts were able to photograph the South polar ice cap. Nearly the entire coastline of Africa is clearly visible, along with the Arabian Peninsula.

26Jul/15

US President Obama arrives in Ethiopia

US president Barack Obama arrives in Ethiopia for a two-day visit, where he is expected to discuss regional security and address the African Union.

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03Jul/15

Tourist in Greece: “They need us now; they need our money.”

(REUTERS) – All is well on the Greek Island of Naxos as tourists enjoy the clear water as part of their holiday.

As Greece is engulfed in turmoil — facing a stark cash crunch — tourists take in the sun — and offer a helping hand to Greece.
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01May/15

U.N. defends investigation protocol over French military abuse allegations in CAR

U.N. defends its decision to hand evidence over to French authorities from a 2014 investigation of allegations that French military personnel sexually abused children in the Central African Republic. A spokesman said the U.N. does not interfere with individual states’ legal systems and hopes France will bring any guilty parties to justice.
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02Apr/15

Russia’s rich tighten their belts

(Reuters Business Report) – Russian model Alisa Krylova is a regular at her local beauty salon in Moscow.

It’s a luxury she isn’t giving up.

But tough economic conditions are forcing her and many other rich Russians to make concessions.
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02Apr/15

Multiracial identity of Miss Universe Japan contestant draws criticism

Miss Universe Japan hopeful of bringing about change in Japan despite facing criticism for being multiracial.

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22Mar/15

Women activists bear coffin of woman killed in mob lynching

Women’s rights activists carry the coffin of an Afghan woman who was beaten to death and set alight after being accused of burning pages of the Koran, as she is buried in Kabul.

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