Photo Story: Painting exhibition by Afghan girls in Kabul

Photo Story: Painting exhibition by Afghan girls in Kabul

Afghan girls show their art during the first painting exhibition organized by the artistic and literary group 'Hashiya' under the name 'violence' in protest of the closure of schools, in Kabul, Afghanistan.  A number of female artists called on the Islamic Emirate to reopen the girls' schools above the sixth grade as soon as possible by organizing a painting exhibition in Kabul. Photo: EPA-EFE/STRINGER
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Photo Story: Fatal bridge collapse in the Brazilian Amazon

Photo Story: Fatal bridge collapse in the Brazilian Amazon

A picture taken with a drone of the collapse of a bridge in the municipality of Careiro Da Varzea, Brazil. At least three people died on 27 September and 14 more were injured when a bridge collapsed over a river in the Brazilian Amazon, official sources reported. Three vehicles fell into the river when the bridge collapsed, where the passage of heavy vehicles had been prohibited this 26 September, due to the precarious conditions of its structure. Photo: EPA-EFE/Raphael Alves
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Photo Story: Schwarzenegger visits Auschwitz

Photo Story: Schwarzenegger visits Auschwitz

Hollywood star and ex-California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (C) meets with former Auschwitz prisoners Lidia Maksymowicz (R) during his visit on Wednesday to the former Nazi-German death camp of Auschwitz, in Oswiecim, southern Poland. Schwarzenegger visited the former death camp as part of his campaign to stamp out hate. Austrian-born Schwarzenegger, 75, is the son of a Nazi party member who served in the German army in World War Two. The former California governor and Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation Chairman Simon Bergson, the son of Holocaust survivors, highlighted how prejudice can be wiped out in the space of a generation. "He…
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Photo Story: Satellite images showing traffic jam near Russia’s border with Georgia

Photo Story: Satellite images showing traffic jam near Russia’s border with Georgia

A handout satellite image made available by Maxar Technologies shows traffic jam near Russia's border with Georgia, issued 27 September 2022.  Russian President Putin announced in a televised address to the nation on 21 September, that he signed a decree on partial mobilization in the Russian Federation due to the conflict in Ukraine. Georgian Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri said, that in recent days some 10,000 Russians have crossed the border with Georgia every day. Thousands of Russian men left Russia since the mobilization was announced. Photo: EPA-EFE/MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES HANDOUT
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This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

Today's salient news in pictures as taken by the pool of photographers of EPA/EFE for CDE News. Stay informed daily with www.cde.news, for local perspective with a global outlook. epaselect epa10208248 Federico Dimarco of Italy celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the UEFA Nations League Division A, Group 3 soccer match between Hungary and Italy at Puskas Arena, Budapest, Hungary, 26 September 2022. EPA-EFE/Zsolt Szigetvary HUNGARY OUT epa10208273 Germany's Kai Havertz (R) celebrates with teammate Thilo Kehrer (L) after scoring the 3-3 equalizer during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between England and Germany in London, Britain, 26…
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Photo Story: 60 years of James Bond

Photo Story: 60 years of James Bond

A variety of James Bond film poster are presented during a media preview of 60 years of James Bond at Christies Auction House in London, Britain 26 September 2022. The live auction of memorabilia from the James Bond franchise takes place for the benefit of charities at Christies London on September 28 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/NEIL HALL
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Photo Story: Montpellier airport closed due to crashed aircraft

Photo Story: Montpellier airport closed due to crashed aircraft

Rescue services and police near the Boeing 737-436 (SF) cargo plane of  the West Atlantic operator, that overran the runway after landing and came to a halt with its nose in lake near the airport of Montpellier, Southern France on Saturday. There were no information about the cause of the crash, that is under investigation, while the three crew members were unharmed. The airport of Montpellier was closed for an indefinite time, the Prefect of Herault announced with work now underway on removing the aircraft. Photo: EPA-EFE/Guillaume Horcajuelo
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This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

Today's salient news in pictures as taken by the pool of photographers of EPA/EFE for CDE News. Stay informed daily with www.cde.news, for local perspective with a global outlook. epaselect epa10204173 A refugee from Ukraine casts her ballot at a polling station during voting in a referendum on the joining of Russian-controlled regions of Ukraine to Russia, in Shakhty, Rostov region, Russia, 24 September 2022. From 23 to 27 September, residents of the self-proclaimed Luhansk and Donetsk People's Republics as well as the Russian-controlled areas of the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions of Ukraine vote in a referendum to join the…
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Photo Story: Exhibition Daniel Arsham: Relics in the Landscape in West Bretton

Photo Story: Exhibition Daniel Arsham: Relics in the Landscape in West Bretton

The five-meter-tall sculpture titled 'Bronze Eroded Bunny (Large), 2022' by US artist Daniel Arsham is craned into position by technicians at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in West Bretton, Britain. The work forms part of a major outdoor exhibition titled 'Daniel Arsham: Relics in the Landscape' featuring several new sculptures based on the original foundry moulds of classical sculptures from the Louvre Museum in Paris. Via EPA-EFE/Adam Vaughan
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Photo Story: The Castello CUBE, artwork worth 10 million euro displayed in downtown Zurich

Photo Story: The Castello CUBE, artwork worth 10 million euro displayed in downtown Zurich

A security guard rushes by as an elderly man on Thursday tried to measure The Castello CUBE, an artwork made by German artist Niclas Castello, in Zurich, Switzerland.  According to the artist, the artwork, made of 24-carat, 999.9 fine gold, was cast in the Ruetschi bell foundry in Aarau, Switzerland, and weighs 186 kg. The artwork is valued at 10 million euro and will remain displayed and heavily guarded in the center of Zurich for one day. Via EPA-EFE/MICHAEL BUHOLZER
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Photo Story: Over 200 whales found stranded in Tasmania, Australia

Photo Story: Over 200 whales found stranded in Tasmania, Australia

A handout photo made available by the Tasmanian Department of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) on 21 September 2022 shows a mass stranding of whales near Macquarie Heads, on Tasmania's west coast, Australia. More whales have been stranded on Tasmania's west coast, just days after King Island had dead sperm whales wash ashore. The Tasmanian Department of Natural Resources and Environment said in a statement on 21 September 2022, that a pod of approximately 230 whales was stranded on Tasmania's west coast. Via EPA-EFE/TASMANIAN DEPT. NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT
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This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

Today's salient news in pictures as taken by the pool of photographers of EPA/EFE for CDE News. Stay informed daily with www.cde.news, for local perspective with a global outlook. epa10194330 People remain in the streets after the seismic alert was activated in Mexico City, Mexico, 19 September 2022. An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 7.4 shook central Mexico on the day of the anniversary of the earthquakes of 19 September 1985 and 2017. EPA-EFE/Jose Mendez epa04302561 Newly appointed Ukrainian Minister of Defense Valeriy Heletey talks to the press near Izium, Kharkiv region, Ukraine, 06 July 2014. The Ukrainian army recaptured the…
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Photo Story: The San Gennaro blood liquefaction ritual in Naples

Photo Story: The San Gennaro blood liquefaction ritual in Naples

The archbishop of Naples Domenico Battaglia holds a vial believed to contain the blood of the 3rd century saint San Gennaro (Saint Januarius) during the so-called liquefaction miracle, in the Chapel of the Treasury, in Naples, Italy, 19 September 2022. Faithful gather three times a year to witness the liquefaction of the otherwise coagulated blood of the saint. The blood of Naples' patron saint Gennaro liquefied during the ceremony, leading to relief among some superstitious Neapolitans who see it as a good omen Photo: EPA-EFE/Ciro Fusco
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Photo Story – Beckham stays in queue to pay his respects to late Queen Elizabeth

Photo Story – Beckham stays in queue to pay his respects to late Queen Elizabeth

David Beckham had the chance to use a special access queue to pay his respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II, but he declined it, it has been reported. The Independent reports that Beckham has been praised widely for waiting 13 hours in the public queue to view the Queen’s lying in state in Westminster Hall on Friday (16 September). He joined fellow mourners in the official queue at 2am and got through the night on a diet of “Pringles, sherbet lemons, sandwiches, coffee and doughnuts”, he said. The Photo - A handout photograph released by the UK Parliament shows former England…
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Photo Story: The G7 Speakers’ Meeting in Berlin

Photo Story: The G7 Speakers’ Meeting in Berlin

 (L-R) European Parliament President Roberta Metsola and US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi at the G7 Speakers' Meeting at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany.  The meeting aims to exchange knowledge, experience, and opinions about parliamentary issues. Photo: DAINA LE LARDIC. EP
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Photo Story: Pope Francis apostolic visit to Kazakhstan comes to an end

Photo Story: Pope Francis apostolic visit to Kazakhstan comes to an end

Pope Francis (C) is surrounded by well-wishers during a meeting with representatives of the clergy and parishioners in the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cathedral in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, 15 September 2022. Pope Francis during his visit to Kazakhstan met with Kazakh President Jomart Tokaev, attended the VII Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, held an outdoor mass at the Expo Grounds and came together with bishops, priests, deacons, consecrated persons, seminarians and pastoral workersbefore he concludes his apostolic journey with reading the Final Declaration and Conclusion of the world religions leaders' congress later 15 September. Via EPA-EFE/IGOR KOVALENKO
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This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

Today's salient news in pictures as taken by the pool of photographers of EPA/EFE for CDE News. Stay informed daily with www.cde.news, for local perspective with a global outlook. epa10180021 The procession of the coffin of Britain's late Queen Elizabeth II from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to St Giles' Cathedral accompanied by members of the royal family in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain, 12 September 2022. Members of the public will be able to view the coffin to pay their respects for 24 hours before it is taken to London ahead of a period of lying in state. EPA-EFE/ADAM VAUGHAN epa10175639 A…
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EPA’s Eye In The Sky: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

EPA’s Eye In The Sky: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

A picture taken from 'The View At The Palm' observation deck shows the Burj Al Arab Luxury Hotel (L) and behind it the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa (Back), in the Gulf Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The observation deck is located on the top most 52nd floor of The Palm Tower and gives visitors panoramic 360-degree views of the manmade Palm Jumeirah island at a height of over 240 meters. The deck opened to the public on 07 April 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/ALI HAIDER
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EPA’s Eye In The Sky: The Sky Bridge 721, Czech Republic

EPA’s Eye In The Sky: The Sky Bridge 721, Czech Republic

A view of the newly completed world's longest suspension bridge, the 'Sky Bridge 721,' in Dolni Morava, Czech Republic. The structure connecting the ridges of two mountain peaks is 721 meters long and rises 95 meters above the valley. The facility was officially opened on 13 May 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/Maciej Kulczynski
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This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

Today's salient news in pictures as taken by the pool of photographers of EPA/EFE for CDE News. Stay informed daily with www.cde.news, for local perspective with a global outlook. epa09837672 Milana (6), plays with a clown who visits children at the Ohmatdyt hospital in Kyiv, Ukraine, 19 March 2022 (issued 20 March 2022). Milana got injured and her mother Diana was killed on 28 February, after Russian shelling near Gostomel. According to the figures provided by the United Nations as of 18 March, 64 children have been killed, and 78 injured, mostly caused by shelling and airstrikes, since the beginning…
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Photo Story: Waterspout over Lake Garda in Italy

Photo Story: Waterspout over Lake Garda in Italy

A tornado, or waterspout, is witnessed over the Veronese part of the Lake Garda, northern Italy, 08 September 2022. Although the water tornados mostly occur in tropical and subtropical areas they are also possible under certain weather conditions over larger lakes and standing waters in Europe and other parts of the globe. Photo:  EPA-EFE/Sandro Benedetti https://twitter.com/weermanrobert/status/1567760627619225602
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Photo Story: The women at the helm

Photo Story: The women at the helm

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola (L) welcomes European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (R) as she arrives at the Conference of Presidents at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, 08 September 2022. Von Der Leyen will present the highlights of her upcoming State of the Union speech, scheduled for 14 September in Strasbourg, France. European Parliament president Roberta Metsola urged the European Commission to urgently address energy resilience and autonomy. Metsola said that the union’s electricity market had to be reformed and climate goals upheld as she welcomed the European Commission President at the European Parliament ahead of SOTEU…
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Photo Story: Royals first day at new school

Photo Story: Royals first day at new school

 (L-R) Britain's Prince George, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Louis, William, the Duke of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte arrive for a settling in afternoon at Lambrook School, near Ascot in Berkshire, Britain. The settling in the afternoon is an annual event held to welcome new starters and their families to Lambrook and takes place the day before the start of the new school term. Kensington Palace announced last month the children would start at the school, where annual fees cost up to 21,000 pounds ($24,803) per pupil. It coincided with the couple, officially the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,…
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Photo story: Obama back in the White House

Photo story: Obama back in the White House

Former President Barack Obama (L) and former First Lady Michelle Obama (R) stand beside the official White House portrait of former President Obama, after it was unveiled in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA.  The official portraits of former US President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama were painted by Robert McCurdy and Sharon Sprung, respectively, and were unveiled during a ceremony hosted by US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden. Photo: EPA-EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS https://www.facebook.com/barackobama/videos/547313653747450
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This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

This Day in Photos – CDE News Daily Photos Dispatch

Today's salient news in pictures as taken by the pool of photographers of EPA/EFE for CDE News. Stay informed daily with www.cde.news, for local perspective with a global outlook. epa10162954 Rescuers walk on the road after an earthquake in Luding county, Ganzi prefecture, Sichuan Province, China, 05 September 2022 (issued 06 September 2022). A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Luding County, Ganzi prefecture, Sichuan province, at 12:52 PM on 05 September, 2022. As of 11:00 PM local time on 05 September, 46 people have been reported killed. On the first night after the earthquake, the People's Liberation Army and Armed Police forces,…
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Photo Story: Brendan Fraser get emotional as he receives a six-minute standing ovation

Photo Story: Brendan Fraser get emotional as he receives a six-minute standing ovation

US director Darren Aronofsky (L) and US-Canadian actor Brendan Fraser arrive for the premiere of 'The Whale' during the 79th annual Venice International Film Festival, in Venice, Italy, 04 September 2022. Fraser got emotional when his new movie had a six-minute standing ovation during the Venice film festival. https://twitter.com/RaminSetoodeh/status/1566549735908974593 Directed by Darren Aronofsky, The Whale got a premiere at the Venice Film Festival which was widely loved as it picked up a standing ovation that lasted six minutes. Top-billed Fraser was seen in tears as the applause went on. The movie is presented in the official competition 'Venezia 79' at…
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Photo Story: Mother Teresa’s 25th death anniversary observed in Kolkata, India

Photo Story: Mother Teresa’s 25th death anniversary observed in Kolkata, India

Nuns walk to attend a mass prayer at Mother House on Mother Teresa's 25th death anniversary, in Kolkata, India, 05 September 2022. Mother Teresa, who died on 05 September 1997, at the age of 87, was popularly known as the 'Saint of the Gutter' for her extraordinary love and dedication to poor, homeless and diseased people. She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. Mother Teresa was canonized as a saint by Pope Francis in 2016. Via EPA-EFE/PIYAL ADHIKARY
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Photo Story: The Dragon Con in Atlanta

Photo Story: The Dragon Con in Atlanta

People participate in the 22nd annual Dragon Con Parade, the marquee event of the annual science fiction, pop culture and fantasy Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Thousands of attendees returned to downtown Atlanta for the annual Labor Day Weekend gathering, which was cancelled and then downsized during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Via EPA-EFE/ERIK S. LESSER
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