A West Midlands Police Officer arrived onto New Streets pedestrianised road with blue lights flashing. The officer left the vehicle and entered Tesco Metro. The police officer returned shortly after with his lunch in a bag.
Armed police besieged the Daily Monitor offices in Kampala during the latest crackdown on independent media in the Ugandan capital. It is believed to be the largest crackdown on independent media in 10 years.
About 100 journalists and photographers held a protest outside the Interior Ministry in Kiev. They demanded an investigation into the beating of TV journalist Olga Snitsarchuk and photographer Vladislav Sodel at an opposition rally on May 18.
Women of the Wall, a pluralistic Jewish group dedicated to fighting religious gender discrimination in Israel, attracted thousands of Ultra-Orthodox to protest their monthly meeting at the Western Wall.
Former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui visited the Wild Strawberry student protest at Freedom Square in Taipei. His visit had historical significance. They protested against police brutality and the struggle to legally perform demonstrations.
The Dance of Cetina (Zaragoza) is performed by 8 children, and two adults, that acts as conductors, honoring Saint San Juan Lorenzo. The first documented performance was in the 17th Century according to the researcher Joaquin Ibanez.
The 6th Panhellenic 2013 cyclists pressure group bike protest, organised by podilates. Gr, started its cycle ride at 12:00 in various cities of Greece. Northern Aegean, Lemnos island cyclists gathering.
Jamal al-Dura and his familly clean grave of thier son Mohammed in Buriej cemetery, Israel said, that the France 2 television report seen worldwide on the death of the Palestinian child in 2000 was "baseless", following an analysis of the raw footage
Ireland's National Veteran Vintage Car Club including individual clubs all over Ireland supported World Down Syndrome Day in Smithfield Market Square in Dublin with a Festival and Classic Car Show, all proceeds went to Down Syndrome.
Amina, the Tunisian FEMEN,was arrested by police when she was about to show off her chest in front of the Uqbah Ibn Nafaa Mosque of Kairouan which was to hold the annual gathering of the Salafist Ansar Ashriaa.
A relief lorry carrying essential medical supplies exploded at the Bab Al Hawa border between Syria and Turkey. Syrians increasingly rely on the deliveries due to a nationwide shortage of essential supplies. There are no known casualties.
The Dockland Summer Festival officially marks the beginning of summer. However, unlike the previous year of sunshine this year you had to prepare for chilly winds but in ole' Dublin tradition and style, the festival attracted hundreds of fans.
London based worldwide renowed sculptor Anish Kapoor opens his exhibition in Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. Anish Kaapo´s exhibition with about 70 works will provide a survey of the abstract poetic work from 1988 to present.
On the International day of Climate Change action "1206 climate change action" was held today in Taipei. It is timed with the UNFCCC climate talks in Poland. Hundreds of environmentalists march at Freedom square. A concert is held Da'an Forest Park.
Workers of MQM burn PTI chief Imran Khan effigy during protest against PTI chairman Imran Khan's statement in which he has held MQM leader Altaf Hussain directly responsible for murder of PTI women wing leader Zahra Shahid in Karachi, Hyderabad,.
Following the interdiction of the annual gathering of Salafists and Jihadists of "Ansar Sharia" which was scheduled in front of the mosque Okba Ibn Nafaa in Kairouan, a huge police presence was deployed in the town to prevent reactions or clashes.
The 20 year old Danish singer Emmelie de Forest was celebrated in the Tivoli Gardens (Copenhagen) after winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö yesterday. Not an eye was dry when she repeated her winning performance of "Only Teardrops".
The old tradition of “El Zarrón” in honor of San Pascual Bailón, the patron saint of shepherds, is always celebrated the on the 17th and 18th of May in Almazán, Spain. The Zarrons, dressed as shepherds, forcefully clear the way for the procession.
Activists, workers, and supporters of the leader of the MQM party, Altaf Hussain, held a protest outside the Hyderabad press club against negative statements made against Mr. Hussain by Pakistani Thereek Insaf Imran Khan.
Stars of upcoming Punjabi movie "Jatts in Golmaal" including Arya Babbar son of Bollywood celebrity Raj Babbar, Gurpreet Guggi, and Samiksha Singh, prayed for the success of their movie venture at the Golden Temple.
People from the Sam Rainsey party in Cambodia rally for free and fair elections by the government, prior to the upcoming June elections. Cambodia has been suspect in the past of election fraud by the ruling party.
Protesters are demanding the British Government take action against Mr. Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Quami Movement. They also want action taken against the election commission of Pakistan for its alleged gross incompetence.
Chinese diver, and gold medal winner Huixia Liu had no rival to give her battle, and led from start to finish in the final of the women's 10-meter platform of the Diving World Series. Yajie Si took silver, while Canada's Roseline Filion won bronze.
Austin Police and Travis County Sheriff deputies arrest a man suspected of robbing a Telco Federal Credit Union branch after a search through an apartment complex in north Austin, Texas. The man surrendered peacefully and was taken into custody.
The first votes were held in the Italian senate for a new Italian president of the republic. The Italian presidency is a mostly institutional position, though it comes with important constitutional powers to send legislation back to Parliament.
Karachi MQM leader Altaf Hussein is allegedly responsible for Imran Khan's wife's murder. On Downing Street a huge crowd of people demonstrated asking the UK Police, which is investigating the case, to arrest him.
A tragic car accident happens on road number 213. A BMW car traveling at fast speed, lost control and hit the tree, bursting into flames. Three persons, including a child, died inside the burning car. Identities have not been released.
Protesters are demanding British Government take action against Mr. Altaf Hussain the founder and leader of the Muttahida Quami Movement. The protesters also want action taken against the election Commission of Pakistan for its gross incompetence.
Gheorghe Hagi's team, Viitorul Constanta, defeat Steaua Bucharest, 5-2, on Ghencea Stadium. Viitorul Constanta is in desperate need of points to avoid relegation, while Steaua Bucharest is already champion.
Amnesty International UK organized a peaceful protest at the Vietnamese Embassy in London to support Vietnamese prisoner's rights in their own country, where human rights are forgotten, and prisoners are allegedly tortured and killed.