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  • Hundreds of people from all walks of life gathered for a demonstration on February 18, 2019 in Union Square, in response to Donald Trump's national emergency declaration, a move perceived as an unnecessary executive power grab in an effort to appeal to his base, rather than a response to an actual emergency, allowing the administration to allocate billions of federal dollars to the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall.

  • Activists with Rainforest Action Network took on Chase Bank lobbies in Manhattan on February 14, 2019 to deliver a "Valentine's Singing Telegram" to shame CEO Jamie Dimon for funding private prisons and fossil fuels, on a day of action against Wall Street's largest funder of both industries.

  • A clear message to Governor Andrew Cuomo struck the heart of Times Square this Valentine's Day. A building-side message was displayed on February 14, 2019 calling the Governor to "Be a real climate leader and stop the Williams fracked gas pipeline".

  • Students affirm their love with rickshaw puller, who carries them daily by reversing the role on the occasion of Valentine day.

  • The baby Western lowland gorilla 'Yamila ', who arrived on last June 2016 with a weight of 1 kilogram after a 9-month gestation, have reached the thirty two months of life with excellent health, according to her Madrid' zoo keepers.

  • Flower buyers flock at the display of fresh roses and garlands in a big flower whole sale market for upcoming Valentines Day in Lahore on February 12, 2019. As Valentine’s Day approaching, a vendor arranging rose and other flowers which would be sold out on higher prices due to soaring demand on Feb.14 when lovers express their feelings by presenting roses. Valentine's Day, also known as Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine is observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it is not a public holiday. many of whom have taken up the custom of giving cards, chocolates and gifts to their sweethearts to celebrate the occasion. Valentine's Day is named for a Christian…

  • Solar Halo can be seen around the sun in Srinagar, Indian Administered Kashmir on 09 February 2019. Solar Halo phenomenon is caused by light passing through the ice crystals in the air.

  • Over 450 of internationally renowned artists met in Milan to tattoo on site during Milan tattoo convention held yearly since 1995.

  • Members of Aplha Phi Omega International joined on the Annual Oblation Run event with the theme Sa Aming Sariling Landas (On Our Own Path) is the theme for this year's Ritual Dance of the Brave. The fraternity has chosen to highlight freedom of expression and the people's right to determine their own destiny at Plama Hall in University of the Philippines on February 8, 2018. The Obletion Run usually held on or a few days before the date of the Lantern Parade, which always fall on the same week as the international founding date of APO on December 16. Since the shift in the UP academic calendar in 2014, the date of the Run drifted towards late November to early December.Members of Aplha Phi Omega International joined on the Annual…

  • In protest of Trump’s State of the Union speech on February 5, 2019, activists displayed 'ARREST TRUMP' banners inside and outside of Grand Central Terminal this afternoon in a lead-up to the Trump Tower protest, with signs and chants denouncing Trump’s crimes since he took office.

  • Members of the activist group Rise and Resist held an "Arrest Trump" protest outside the Trump International Hotel at Columbus Circle in Manhattan on January 29, 2019, the day when the State of the Union was supposed to be delivered by Trump before the government shutdown. Rise and Resist demands the arrest of Trump for his multiple serious crimes against the people of the United States and other countries.

  • Nine arrests were reported at the US Extinction Rebellion (XR), the first major New York City civil disobedience action of a dynamic, bold new environmental movement. A nonviolent action was organized on January 26, 2019 to temporarily shut down Rockefeller Plaza, a prominent New York City landmark to create awareness of the extreme peril of the climate change emergency through a nationwide day of nonviolent civil disobedience and protest.

  • Journalists protest against the government authorities after some of the journalists were not allowed to cover the Indian Republic day celebrations in Srinagar, Indian Administered Kashmir on 26 January 2019. Journalists boycotted the Indian Republic day celebration after some of the journalists were barred from covering the event. Later journalists took to the streets and protested against the authorities to stop targeting them.

  • Indian Army , Central industrial Security Force , Kolkata Police , Civil Defense , kolkata Traffic Police , Indian Navy , NCC took part in the Final day Dress Rehearsal before Republic Day Celebration at Kolkata , India . In the pictures it seems after making tough practice for almost 1 month celebration on the Final practice happiness also present.

  • The Kumbh Mela, world's largest congregation, is underway at Prayagraj with religous fervour. Since the mela kicked off on January 15, 2019, more than 20 million devotees have taken a holy dip at Sangam - a confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati. Sadhus of 13 akharas (seven Shaiva, three Vaishnava, two Udasina, and one Sikh) were the first ones, who arrived at Sangam with pomp and show for taking bath known as 'Shahi Snan'. The atmosphere was abuzz with slogans and devotional songs. The march of Naga Sadhus grabbed attention as their bodies were smeared with ashes. The Kumbh Mela is one of the only opportunities to see the reclusive Naga Sadhus as some of whom live in caves after taking a vow of celibacy and…

  • Andrea Arcangeli at Giffoni Film Festival 2018 .

  • Thaipusam is an annual celebration to celebrate Tamil Hindu God, Lord Muruga in successfully defeating the evil spirits. Thousands of Tamil Hindu devotees make their pilgrimage by walking barefooted, carrying Kavadi and milk on their head as part of their vows to Lord Muruga.

  • Fire breaks out at Traders Assembly building in Kolkata.

  • Noted chef Jose Andres continues to offer free food to federal workers affected by the US government's unprecedented shutdown. Using the recently shuttered 701 Pennsylvania, Andres's menu varies, but consistently offers high end meals for any furloughed federal worker who shows an ID.

  • In celebration of the Women’s March, thousands of women, allies and partner organizations joined together in Foley Square on January 19, 2019 at the Women’s Unity Rally, as part of the national #WomenWave, to elevate the voices of New York women and gender non-conforming individuals in the wake of federal assault.

  • Kumbh Mela is a festival of Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which the devotees gather to bathe in holy river.

  • A child playing the cradle made of cloths and his parents are busy working at construction site.

  • Jallikattu festival held at Avaniyapuram in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu on the occasion of Pongal

  • In Torresina, in the XIV Municipality of Rome, there is the Bibliocabina, an abandoned telephone booth turned into a library, which contains books dedicated to a road bookcrossing, inaugurated just over a year ago. It is located in the Zietta Liù park, on Viale Indro Montanelli

  • Self-organized concert on the terrace of the Pincio in Rome to commemorate the Italian singer-songwriter Fabrizio De André on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of his death

  • Cold temperatures hit Madrid. According to the AEMET state meteorology service, 30 provinces across Spain are due to receive ice-cold temperatures during the next days.

  • Bull fights being held at rural parts of West Bengal.

  • Devotees wave their hands to give respect during the arrival of Black Nazarene Statue in Quiapo Church after 21 hours of procession from Rizal Park in Manila City on Jan. 10, 2019. Devotees trying to touch the icon of Black Nazarene and the rope as their belief that it may granted their wish or part of their “Panata” or devotions. According to NCRPO Director Guillermo Eleazar the traslacion this year is basically peace and an estimated of 2.5 million participants crowd on the Black Nazarene Traslacion.

  • A fox walks at sunset inside the Maremma Regional Park, near the Marina di Alberese, in Tuscany, province of Grosseto

  • Winter morning walking along Cala Violina (Violin Bay), in Tuscany, the province of Grosseto, with some people riding on the shore and a boy who, despite the cold, has dived into the sea. The name of the bay derives from the sound that emits the sand, composed of very small quartz grains, when you walk on it, which recalls the sound of a violin

  • "Festa di Roma" on New Year's Eve between Piazza dell'Emporio and Lungotevere dei Pierleoni, an event inspired by the Moon in the name of poetry and amazement, where dances in the absence of gravity and live music of all kinds accompany the visionary walk dotted with site specific installations, videomapping and light drawings

  • Haridwar is one of the seven holiest places for Hindus. It literally means ‘Gateway to God' and the Holy Ganges leaves the mountains to flow down God’s own town. Hundreds of Hindus take a ritual dip in the Ganges at Haridwar believing it absolves a lifetime of sins. Haridwar is also known as the paradise for tourists for its scenic beauty.

  • Concert by pianist Romina Garbini in Largo Tassoni, near Castel Sant'Angelo, to toast the new year, on the occasion of the review LE VIE DEL PONTE which will host, at the end of February, musical, artistic and cultural events.

  • The Emme Project perform live in Pozzuoli, in the province of Naples, with acrobatics and plays of lights with sumptuous special effects, choreographies interpreted by waders and performances with fire brought on stage by the "Lighters".

  • Inauguration of the living Nativity Scene of Rome "Venite Adoremus", realized for the second consecutive year at Porta Asinaria, near the basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, in a site normally closed to the public. The auxiliary bishop for the Center sector, Monsignor Gianrico Ruzza, blessed the exhibition, and the band of Rome Capitale welcomed the visitors with a concert. The goal of the living nativity is to raise funds to repair the parish of San Giulio, in Monteverde, under reconstruction since May 2016.

  • As the temperature dipped to 3 degree celcius, members of the LGBTQIA community organised the hill's first Pride Walk in Darjeeling, three months after Supreme Court's verdict on Section 377. The members left no stone unturned to make the event a memorable one – with rainbow flags, balloons and celebratory music, the streets of Darjeeling wore a happy and gay look. Starting from Chowk Bazar the march culminated at the Chowrasta Mall in Darjeeling, saw the participation of members of the LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual) community from even the Dooars, Terai and Sikkim.

  • The italian non-profit organization "ALI - Accoglienza Libera Integrata" is hosted by some migrants of the K_Alma Social Carpentry workshop to build wooden houses and Christmas objects at the Global Village Social Center

  • Protest against the speech of the Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras in Alexandreio Melathron.

  • The volunteers of the Baobab Experience Association together with some migrant boys decorate Spauracchio, the tree dedicated to migrants and to solidarity Rome, against the social exclusion policies carried out by the Italian Government

  • Opening ceremony of the nativity scene and the illumination of the Christmas tree in Piazza San Pietro, in the presence of bishops and cardinals, of the President of the Veneto region Luca Zaia and of the President of the Friuli Venezia Region Giulia Massimiliano Fedriga

  • Work in progress of the work "Sand Nativity", the nativity scene in Piazza San Pietro that will be inaugurated tomorrow, December 7, 2018, donated to the Pope by the Municipality of Jesolo and the patriarchate of Venice. The work is carried out by four international artists of the 'Sultans of Sands' team, who are completing the work on the modeling pyramid.

  • Steps to raise the Christmas tree at Piazza Venezia in Rome, sponsored by Netflix

  • An abandoned train car in Almazán, north of Spain. It was one of train cars from the train, which Spanish dictator Francisco Franco traveled in to Hendaye, France, for his historic meeting with Adolf Hitler in 1940.

  • Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly at Giffoni Film Festival 2018.

  • Higantes (Giant) effigy marches on the streets town of Angono province of Rizal on November 18, 2018. Higantes (Giant) Festival is celebrated November in the city of Angono, Province of Rizal in the Philippines to honor San Clemente, the patron saint of fishermen. The festival features a parade of hundreds of higantes, papier-mâché giants. Higantes (Giant) are puppets rendered as man or woman in various costumes; their face gives a commanding look, their hands on the waist.

  • Erasmus students' parade in Via dei Fori Imperiali in Rome, on the occasion of the Erasmus Cultural Meeting that Erasmus Student Network Italy organizes every year for the Erasmus students of 54 different Italian universities of all nationalities, to show what it means "united in diversity "

  • The eclectic Cristiano malgioglio was honored with the OFI Special Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Wedding Show Tuttosposi 2018 at Mostra D'Oltremare.

  • The brown bears (Ursus arctos) of Madrid Zoo have started to pair off to breed during the winter. The brown bear (Ursus arctos) is the largest terrestrial carnivoran. In wildlife is distributed across much of northern Eurasia and North America. It remains listed as a least concern species by the IUCN with a total population of approximately 200,000.

  • Flashmob organized by the association of NonUnaDiMeno activists against the Pillon ddl in Rome, with a silent march from the Colosseum to the Campidoglio

  • Fans of the French PSG team (Paris Saint Germain), away in Naples for the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE return match.