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Look Again: The day's most compelling images from around the globe

Fascinating world views from a lion cub posing with his dad at the Tbilisi Zoo to tear-gassed protestors in Turkey


Salon Staff
December 1, 2016 1:30AM (UTC)
Look Again is a daily series presenting the best photographs of the previous 24 hours, curated and written by Salon's writers and editors.

 

Ankara, Turkey   Adem Atlan/Getty
Protestors are tear-gassed by police in Turkey's capital during a demonstration

We have all seen countless photographs of riot police dealing with protesters – Ferguson, Athens, Manila, North Dakota – there is no shortage of unrest, and police tactics run the gamut from tolerant and reasonable to cruel and brutal. There is something about the officers' demeanor in this shot that I find particularly chilling, as they calmly spray tear gas at people demonstrating after a fire killed 12 people, mostly young girls, in a Turkish dormitory.

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–Benjamin Wheelock, senior art director

 

Tbilisi, Georgia   Vano Shlamov/Getty
A lion cub poses next to his father Sam inside their enclosure at the Tbilisi Zoological Park

lion cub

Every morning I wake up and, for a second (pretty much as long as it takes me to yawn and manage to open my right eye), I live in a world in which Donald Trump wasn't elected. That blissful second!

–Mireia Triguero Roura, editorial assistant

 

Havana, Cuba   Joe Raedle/Getty
People walk past a mural of Che Guevara while a convoy escorts the remains of former Cuban President Fidel Castro

che guevara

As millions of people learn that Che Guevara isn't, in fact, the Colonel Sanders for Hot Topic shirts.
–Matthew Rosza, breaking news writer

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Goettingen, Germany   Swen Pfoertner/Getty
Johann, a wild boar, walks among the cattle through a meadow in Germany

boar among cows

Once upon a time, in a meadow near central Germany, a wild boar named Johann befriended a herd of cows and decided to follow them around. The humans around them thought it was adorable. What they didn’t know is that boar was telling them, “Flee! Flee, sisters! For soon you will be in a bierstube, and it won’t be to enjoy a refreshing after-work IPA!”

–Melanie McFarland, TV critic


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