Thursday, January 17, 2008

Today's best work

Editing the Associated Press wire today I came across some striking images from around the world. I would like to share some of my favorites with you. Above, a girl poses with a sticker bearing the words "Freedom of speech" during a protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to the Bulgarian capital Sofia.(AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)

A woman rides a horse through a bonfire in the small village of San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, in honor of Saint Antony, the patron saint of animals. The people of the small central Spanish village of San Bartolome de los Pinares honor Saint Antony the night before the official day of honoring animals in Spain.(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James creates a cloud of dust after he clapped his powder-coated hands together before the team's NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio.(AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Dancer Antony Hamilton from Melbourne's Chunky Move performs during a dress rehearsal of Mortal Engine at the Drama Theater of the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia. Mortal Engine is a dance-video-laser performance where the music, lighting and animation is controlled by the dancer's movements.(AP Photo/John Pryke)

A mother and her two daughters react after police fired tear gas in between houses in Kibera slum, Nairobi, Kenya. Machete-wielding young slum dwellers in Nairobi skirmished with riot police on a second day of opposition protests, but demonstrations across the edgy East African nation appeared to be losing steam amid a harsh police crackdown.(AP Photo/Riccardo Gangale)


Jenty said...

I've been lurking here for a while, and have been enjoying the photos.
I must just say that the last photo touches me. You can just see the terror in their eyes :(

Mrs Mix said...

How weird. The 'freedom of speech' girl is my twin sister!!!