Here are a few things that happened last week in the rest of the world…
BY KEVIN SAWYER – Once again it is Monday which means HipDaily takes a look at what happened in the rest of the world last week. So, without any further ado, here are some dramatic photos of a few things that happened last week in the rest of the world…
The horror continues in Aleppo as the Syrian civil war continues with no apparent ending in sight. Here, a little boy receives some oxygen after being pulled from some rubble.
A Thai woman prays as the country of Thailand remained in mourning for King Bhumibol who died last week at the age of 88. He was the longest ruling king in Thai history.
Violence continues to escalate between Pakistan and India. This is yet another bomb exploding in a city in India.
Chinese women dressed in wedding gowns attempt to break the Guinness world record for most women dressed as brides in one place. The women did break the record in the city of Suzhou, China. There were 908 of them.
Apparently, people need to seriously abuse themselves when celebrating a Muslim holiday. These Muslim men flagellate themselves with knives and chains to celebrate the birthday of Mohammed’s grandson.
The migrant crisis in the world continues as hundreds of thousands continue to flee from Africa and the Middle Eastern countries. This woman was lifted out of the Mediterranean Sea near Libya last week.
Colombia’s president, Juan Santos, received the Nobel Peace Prize. The country has been embroiled in a civil war that has been raging for 52 years. A national referendum for making peace with the rebel insurgency was rejected last week by Colombian voters. Seems there will still be no peace in Colombia.
The prisons in the Philippines continue to overflow with “drug suspects” as the new president, Rodrigo Duterte, continues his brutal rampage against who he believes to be drug dealers and criminals. He has encouraged the police, as well as private citizens, to simply murder anyone they believe is a criminal or a drug dealer. Hundreds have been murdered in the last several months alone.
South African police, dressed as soldiers, continue to crack down on college students all over the country. The students have been protesting, for nearly a year, over recent hikes in college fees and tuition.
PHOTO CREDITS: CNN / Reuters / The China Daily / AP