Thousands of protesters marched on Monday night in Tarout in Eastern Province, during the funeral procession for 18-year-old Hussein Yousef al-Qallaf, who died of his injuries on Friday after he was allegedly shot in the chest by a police officer during clashes with the police.
Jamaican sprinter has become on Thursday night the first man to win the 100 and 200 meters in consecutive Olympics. Arguably the fastest man in the world, he also won three gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and set an Olympic record of 9.63 seconds in his 100-meter victory on August 5. There he is during the 200-meter sprint. (via @john_cottle)
Thousands of Sikhs were joined on Thursday by those of different faiths to hold vigils around America for the victims of the Sikh Temple mass shooting in which 6 people died.
Tunisian police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Thursday at hundreds of protesters who were demonstrating in Sidi Bouzid, craddle of the Tunisian revolution, injuring at least five protesters. According to Nawaat Tunisia, 7 policemen were also injured in the clashes.
Chilean students took once more to the capital's streets on Wednesday to protest for free education for all. The demonstration which quickly turned violent, is the latest in several eventful days of action over the past year, known as the 'Chilean Winter'.
Almost a million people have been forced to flee their homes in the Philippine capital of Manila after 11 straight days of monsoon downpour resulting in landslides and floodings.
The Poke brought to our attention on Wednesday a genuine 1970 logo for the Catholic Church. (via @Martinbigpigmor & @ComedyNight4U)
Probably one the most amazing photos ever. Sunrise on Mars taken by Curiosity, NASA's Mars science rover. (via @patriccus)
An urban fox stunned London Underground passengers on Monday by calmly getting on a train. (via Stephen Ebert )
Last but not least, David Cameron watching the Olympics... (via Number10gov)