Out of a selection of 12 films in Sydney Film Festival’s official competition, the winner was announced as ‘Only God Forgives’, directed by Nicolas Winding at an event held at Wildfire restaurant in Circular Quay.
The Australian red carpet premiere of Twenty Feet From Stardom took place at the State Theatre in Sydney and was the Sydney Film Festival closing night film, before which the competition winners were announced.
Karachi residents spend time at the coast to beat the heat of the scorching summer season at Sea View Beach on June 20, 2013. Near record temperatures during a number of heatwaves this year have devastated crops and claimed hundreds of lives.
Protesters stage a demonstration outside Mansion House as British Chancellor George Osborne delivers his annual speech to the City amidst mounting speculation that a partial sell-off of the state's stake Lloyds could happen within months.
The Real Madrid basketball team secured their 31st ACB League title after beating Barcelona Regal in the fifth game of the final series 79-71 at the Bernabeu in Madrid. With the victory Real Madrid secured the league and cup double.
Egypt's streets are abuzz as what is perceived as the country's unfinished revolution is slated by some to reignite on June 30th, 2013. Downtown Cairo is a living graffiti mural with political messages that are often white-washed, only to be redrawn.
The current President of the Chamber of Deputies, Miroslava Nemcova, was proposed as the Civic Democratic Party prime minister. If she becomes prime minister, she vill be the first woman in the history of the Czech Republic to hold the post.
An estimated 3,500 people attended the Royston Motorbike Club annual bike event to help raise funds for the Meldreth Manor Scope School for Children with profound and multiple disabilities and the East of England Air Ambulance Charity.
Seventy percent of the population is below the poverty line according to a 2009 estimate. Gaza Strip industries are generally small family businesses that produce textiles, soap, olive-wood carvings, and mother-of-pearl souvenirs.
People still gather at ERT's headquarters on the 9th day of the state broadacster's occupation. SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras visited to show his solidarity and demanded that ERT should go on air immediately, as per the recent High Court decision.
The Madrid regional Ministry of Education has decided to change the funding system of vocational education and training. Labor unions and teachers have marched to protest against it. They say that this change will affect workers and students.
Chairman Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan took the oath during the National Assembly session in Islamabad. Pakistan Television cut his first speech to the assembly within two minutes, causing a social media uproar.
Muhammad Ali Mosque is a mosque built in the Ottoman style, similar to Oaasofia Mosque in Istanbul, built by Muhammad Ali Pasha inside the Citadel of Saladin in the Egyptian capital; Cairo, between the period of 1830 to 1848.
Almamegretta performs live inside the festival "Roma incontra il mondo". Almamegretta Neapolitan is a musical group formed in 1988. Their music is a blend of alternative rock, reggae, dub, Neapolitan songs and Arabic chants.
Palestinians wait to fill their petrol jugs at a gas station in Gaza City. Egypt has tightened security measures along its borders with Gaza, and has stopped smuggling petrol via tunnels - causing a fuel shortage in the Gaza Strip.
The city of Madrid lights up its emblematic Puerta de Alcalá to honor the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.
A new store with Czech coins and medals, in the building of the Brno branch of the Czech National Bank, opened a Czech Mint. Customers are also attracted to the rare replica Brno tolar Ferdinand II. from 1621.
Bon Jovi performed at the PGE Arena Stadium. Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey. Formed in 1983, Bon Jovi consists of lead singer Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora, keyboardist David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres.
The festival of bonfires of San Juan, usually begins with what is called "La Plantá" which consists of the placement of the ninots (Figures) that make up the failure or fire. The statues are also used to decorate the streets and fill them with lights
The hip-hop duo Dead Prez performed Sunday evening in Bed Stuy's Von King Park as part of New York City's ongoing Summer Stage event series. The free concert was followed by a screening of the film "Soul Food Junky".
The leaders of the coalition parties in Greece discussed the closure of the public broadcasting station ERT and about a minister exchange in the government. DIMAR and PASOK demanded more democracy within the government.