Amongst increased fighting in the flashpoint region of Abyei in Sudan and the recent killing of Paramount Chief Kuol Deng Kuol, a group of residents protested outside UN headquarters in New York to demand that they be allowed to join South Sudan.
Atletico de Madrid beat Real Madrid 2-1 to win the "Copa del Rey", The Spanish King's Cup, played at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Miranda scored the decisive goal for Atletico de Madrid in extra time.
Atletico de Madrid wins the final match over Real Madrid 2-1, at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Miranda's score for Atletico de Madrid in extra time sealed the "Copa del Rey", the Spanish King's Cup victory.
As Tar Sands exploitation threatens territories of many Native American tribes, the Committee of Religious NGOs at the UN held an All Nations Prayer Ceremony at the UN headquarters demanding legal rights for Earth against destruction and exploitation
Atletico de Madrid beat Real Madrid 2-1 to win the Spanish King's Cup. After the match thousands of followers of Atletico de Madrid celebrated the team's victory in Neptuno Square, with some acts of needless vandalism, and clashes with police.
Organised by Waterways Ireland and The Docklands Business Forum, the Dublin Docklands will play host to the Dockland’s Summer Festival on Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2013. To avoid doubt, this is not the DDDA's Maritime Festival.
Leipzig has been converted into the Mecca of the Black Scene for the 22nd edition of the Wave Gothic Treffen festival (WGT), with thousands of visitors from all over the world expected to attend this classic event.
German writer Martin Walser presented, and signed his new book "Ein Liebender Mann", about Goethe's last love story, at the Goethe Institute in Athens. just a couple of days after receiving an honorable PHD in economy from the University of Volos.
For eleven days the city of Cannes comes alive under the spell of film. Highlights are the many different events, with the hopes people have in seeing their favored movie star. Some wait for those arriving by boat.
The running of the historical Mille Miglia, an open-road endurance race which took place in Italy twenty-four times from 1927 to 1957 (Thirteen times before the war, and eleven times after), arrived in Rome after completing the 1000km journey.
Invited by the "Golden Cities" association, which try to give underprivileged youth the knowledge take their place in the society, Minister of Justice, Christiane Taubira, came as a black woman to tell the youth how to live with their differences.
Professional golfers fight for the 2013 title in a very competitive event at the Madeira Islands Open - Portugal BPI. Craig Lee took the lead on day 3 followed by Peter Uihlein, Mark Tullo, Thomas Levet, Christophe Brazillier and Soren Hansen.
The Imam of the mosque Zitouna, Houcine Laabidi, in front the government square in Casbah, strongly criticized the Ennahdha ruling party at a sit-in protest, and called for the application of the decree-law of general amnesty for political prisoners.
As part of a joint tour in Mexico of the musicians pertaining to Allan Parsons Live Project and The Orchesta offer a memorable concert to fans remembering hits of the 70's 80's in Auditorio BlackBerry of Mexico City.
Invited by members of the association "Golden cities", which try to give underprivileged young an opportunity to better themselves in society, Christiane Taubira came as a black woman, to talk to young people on how to live with their differences.
Christiane Taubira, the minister of justice, came to Lyon to meet youths from the Vaise suburb, an event organised by the association of "Golden Cities". Because of her yes vote supporting gay marriage riot police protection was needed for the event.
The riot police provided protection for Christiane Taubira, French Minister of Justice, against anti same sex marriage demonstrators. Christiane Taubira was one of the French ministers voting for the law permitting same sex marriage.
People protested outside Attorney General Eric Holder's UC Berkeley Law School commencement address at the Greek Theater. Some called for the closure of Guantanamo Bay prison, while others protested against medical marijuana raids.
The Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) mobilized a protest march across the country to force the government of Evo Morales to increase retirement income in the Pensions Act. During the march a pistol was removed from an alleged government infiltrator.
The workers of the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) marched through the center of La Paz in their demand for an increase in pension funding. During the march a protester removed a pistol from an alleged government spy that had infiltrated the event.
Under the slogan "Friday of Anger Two", dozens of citizens gathered in a sit-in for political prisoners. They called for the application of the decree-law on general amnesty in front the government square in Kasbah, Tunis.
French minister of Ecology Delphine Batho meets the President of Rhône-Alps Region Jean-Jack Queyranne as she arrives to deliver a speech to the participants of the National Solar Energy Meeting, which took place in Lyon.
The second day of the X Games took place in Barcelona, with the most important events focusing on action sports like BMX Freestyle, Moto X, Skateboard and RallyCross. The event was supported by the U.S. television channel ESPN.
Last year, Jean-François Carenco, Region Prefect based in Lyon, a town where four Romas died this week, gave identity cards to about 100 Romas. At the moment, he is trying to avoid a backlash from the extreme-right wing.
Marco Carta presented his latest song during his concert at Atlantico Live while still performing some of his older songs, allowing fans to sing along. To date, he has sold more than 200,000 albums and 30,000 singles.
Portland Parks and Recreation and the Portland Development Commission opened The Fields Park at NW 10th and Overton in the Pearl District on what was Couch Lake and a former rail yard. Commissioner Nick Fish attended the ceremony.
Southside Johnny, an American singer-songwriter and frontman of band Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes, and closely associated with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, performed his songs at the OCA in Milan, Italy.
City Commissioner Nick Fish attended the grand opening of The Fields Park at NW 10th & Overton in the Pearl District. People of all ages enjoyed the new green space which was formerly Couch Lake and then a rail yard.