Bloomberg News reports the tragic news that Nigeria Gunmen Seized Another 20 Women Near the Site of the Schoolgirl Abductions. Ros Atkins with the BBC pointed out, “(source: local official to Bloomberg)”
CNN returned to Aleppo to write 'We are in hell'. Nadim Houry explained there’s “Death & destruction courtesy of barrel bombs & shelling.” Nick Thompson at CNN wrote, “@npwcnn meets a 5-year-old who was hit by a sniper's bullet.” Colleague Richard Greene added, “‘Even the cats’ have fled the devastated city of Aleppo, @npwcnn finds as he sneaks into #Syria. Powerful.”
For a strange photo op, here’s Angela Merkel and Swedish PM Reinfeldt rowing their troubles away.
CNN also reports that the famous 'Lovelocks' have caused the collapse a Paris bridge. Simon Usborne from the Independent tweeted: “So stupid - parts of the Pont Des Arts bridge in Paris actually collapsing under all those padlocks.” Stephan Faris at Time Magazine tweeted his note on this with #symbolism.”
The Wall Street Journal posted some photos of Smoggy Skies to explain that Hong Kong Sees Most Polluted Day of 2014. Adam Najberg there pointed out, “Photos by David Crawshaw, a British photographer of great renown.”