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.
Reactions in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere were swift and exuberant.
A look at the construction of Beijing Daxing International Airport, a massive new transportation facility set to open later this year
Teachers on strike in Los Angeles, “Kiss a Ginger Day” in Ireland, a terror attack in Nairobi, fashion shows in Berlin and Paris, the “No Pants Subway Ride” in New York, and much more
On January 7, a group of 334 competitors began the 41st annual Dakar Rally: a punishing 10-day, 3,000-mile race across the Peruvian desert.
As more and more walls are built along borders worldwide, a look at some famous and some lesser-known barriers across the globe.