Late last month, six people were killed and eight more injured after a gunman opened fire at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City. Over the weekend, thousands of Canadians mourned the dead, and came together in public demonstrations of unity.
Memorials and candlelight vigils for the victims in Orlando took place in parks and plazas around the world, with citizens and government officials voicing support for the victims and their families, as monuments were lit in rainbow colors, and flags lowered to half-staff.
Blasts in the city’s airport and a subway station have killed dozens and injured many more.
Buildings and monuments across the globe have been lit up in France’s national colors this weekend, in solidarity with the French people, and in tribute to the victims of Friday’s attacks.
French embassies around the world are now surrounded with bouquets, candles, and messages of good will in the memory of the people who were killed.
On Friday, November 13, attacks across Paris killed at least 120 people and injured about 200 more.
Images of this weekend’s second annual Women's Marches in Washington, New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle, and from cities in England, Sweden, France, Canada, Germany, Italy, and more.
The pope’s visit to South America, big surf in Portugal, bull wrestling in India, a false alarm in Hawaii, a massive oil spill in the East China Sea, and much more.
Leaving Lima, Peru, on January 6, 335 competitors started the 40th annual Dakar Rally, which arrives in Córdoba, Argentina, on January 20.
In the past couple of days, festivals were held in two villages separated by language, culture, religion, and great distance, but both centered on the use of fire as a method of purification and blessing.