Your Evening News Brief in Pictures: August 26, 2015

August 26, 2015 Updated: October 5, 2018    
A Greek police officer gives orders to Syrian refugees as they wait to cross the border from Greece to Macedonia, in the border town of Idomeni , northern Greece, on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. The U.N.s refugee agency said it expects 3,000 people to cross Macedonia daily in the coming days. Greece has borne the brunt of a record number of refugees and migrants heading to Europe. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
A Greek police officer gives orders to Syrian refugees as they wait to cross the border from Greece to Macedonia, in the border town of Idomeni , northern Greece, on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. The U.N.s refugee agency said it expects 3,000 people to cross Macedonia daily in the coming days. Greece has borne the brunt of a record number of refugees and migrants heading to Europe. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)

 

Widows of retired Indian soldiers participate in a relay hunger strike in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Indian soldiers have been protesting in New Delhi for weeks demanding what they call the "One Rank One Pension" (OROP) scheme to be implemented by the government. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
Widows of retired Indian soldiers participate in a relay hunger strike in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Indian soldiers have been protesting in New Delhi for weeks demanding what they call the “One Rank One Pension” (OROP) scheme to be implemented by the government. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

 

Thai Department of National Parks (DNP) workers display pieces of ivory during a destruction of confiscated ivory exercise at the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation in Bangkok on Aug. 26, 2015. Thailand destroyed more than two tonnes of ivory—a victory for animal rights groups fighting against the trade in a country renowned for being a hub for illegal tusks. (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images)
Thai Department of National Parks (DNP) workers display pieces of ivory during a destruction of confiscated ivory exercise at the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation in Bangkok on Aug. 26, 2015. Thailand destroyed more than two tonnes of ivory—a victory for animal rights groups fighting against the trade in a country renowned for being a hub for illegal tusks. (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images)

 

People shout slogans and hold up placards reading "violation of the constitution" (red ones) and "scrap security bills" (blue ones), during a rally in Tokyo on Aug. 26, 2015 organized by lawyers against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's controversial security bills which would expand the remit of the country's armed forces.  Several thousand of lawyers, scholars, students and citizens took part in the rally.  Opponents of the controversial security bills, which passed through Japan's powerful lower house of parliament in mid-July, say the bills will undermine 70 years of pacifism and could see Japanese troops fighting abroad for the first time since World War II. (Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)
People shout slogans and hold up placards reading “violation of the constitution” (red ones) and “scrap security bills” (blue ones), during a rally in Tokyo on Aug. 26, 2015 organized by lawyers against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s controversial security bills which would expand the remit of the country’s armed forces. Several thousand of lawyers, scholars, students and citizens took part in the rally. Opponents of the controversial security bills, which passed through Japan’s powerful lower house of parliament in mid-July, say the bills will undermine 70 years of pacifism and could see Japanese troops fighting abroad for the first time since World War II. (Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Singer Charlotte Church (C) takes part in a Greenpeace protest outside the Shell building on Aug. 26, 2015 in London, England. Greenpeace have been protesting against arctic drilling with an orchestra for some time outside the London headquarters of oil giant Shell. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Singer Charlotte Church (C) takes part in a Greenpeace protest outside the Shell building on Aug. 26, 2015 in London, England. Greenpeace have been protesting against arctic drilling with an orchestra for some time outside the London headquarters of oil giant Shell. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

 

American special forces soldiers advance as a chinook helicopter takes off during the "Swift Response" airborne training exercise in Hohenfels, southern Germany on Aug. 26, 2015. Some 5,000 soldiers from 11 NATO nations participate in simultaneous multinational airborne operations across Germany, Italy, Bulgaria and Romania. (Philipp Guelland/AFP/Getty Images)
American special forces soldiers advance as a chinook helicopter takes off during the “Swift Response” airborne training exercise in Hohenfels, southern Germany on Aug. 26, 2015. Some 5,000 soldiers from 11 NATO nations participate in simultaneous multinational airborne operations across Germany, Italy, Bulgaria and Romania. (Philipp Guelland/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Debris are seen following a rocket attack in the government-controlled Syrian central city of Homs on Aug. 26, 2015, which reportedly killed three people and injured 25.  In four years of conflict between the Syrian regime, rebel, Islamist and Kurdish forces, a total of more than 240,000 people have been killed, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Debris are seen following a rocket attack in the government-controlled Syrian central city of Homs on Aug. 26, 2015, which reportedly killed three people and injured 25. In four years of conflict between the Syrian regime, rebel, Islamist and Kurdish forces, a total of more than 240,000 people have been killed, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

 

An inflatable cow stand roadside as dairy farmers walk along highway N-601on the third day of an action dubbed "White March" in defense of the dairy sector between the towns of Ceinos de Campos and Medina de Rioseco in on Aug. 26, 2015. Participants started in Leon and will make a dozen stops on their way to Madrid, marching 20 to 25km each time, before a final protest in the capital outside the agricultre ministry on Sept 4. (Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images)
An inflatable cow stand roadside as dairy farmers walk along highway N-601on the third day of an action dubbed “White March” in defense of the dairy sector between the towns of Ceinos de Campos and Medina de Rioseco in on Aug. 26, 2015. Participants started in Leon and will make a dozen stops on their way to Madrid, marching 20 to 25 km each time, before a final protest in the capital outside the agricultre ministry on Sept 4. (Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images)

 

A Palestinian woman takes a selfie during a military parade organised by the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas' armed wing, on Aug. 26, 2015, in Gaza City. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)
A Palestinian woman takes a selfie during a military parade organised by the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ armed wing, on Aug. 26, 2015, in Gaza City. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Investigators look at the body of WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward after he and reporter Alison Parker were fatally shot during an on-air interview, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Moneta, Va. Authorities identified the suspect as fellow journalist Vester Lee Flanagan II, who appeared on WDBJ-TV as Bryce Williams. Flanagan was fired from the station earlier this year. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Investigators look at the body of WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward after he and reporter Alison Parker were fatally shot during an on-air interview, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Moneta, Va. Authorities identified the suspect as fellow journalist Vester Lee Flanagan II, who appeared on WDBJ-TV as Bryce Williams. Flanagan was fired from the station earlier this year. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

 

Lebanese activists march towards the American University hospital in downtown Beirut on Aug. 26, 2015, in support of the protesters injured in clashes with police following demonstrations calling for a solution to weeks of uncollected rubbish and for the government's resignation. Since August 22, people have gathered in central Beirut for demonstrations that began over a trash crisis but evolved into an outlet for deep-seated frustrations over government impotence. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)
Lebanese activists march towards the American University hospital in downtown Beirut on Aug. 26, 2015, in support of the protesters injured in clashes with police following demonstrations calling for a solution to weeks of uncollected rubbish and for the government’s resignation. Since August 22, people have gathered in central Beirut for demonstrations that began over a trash crisis but evolved into an outlet for deep-seated frustrations over government impotence. (Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Members of Venezuelan National guard (background) and the Colombian Army (foreground) stand guard along the banks of the bordering Tachira river, as seen from Cucuta, Colombia, on Aug. 26, 2015. Hundreds of Colombians fled Venezuela Tuesday, opting to leave the country with their belongings rather than be deported empty-handed like more than 1,000 people sent home in an escalating border crisis. (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of Venezuelan National guard (background) and the Colombian Army (foreground) stand guard along the banks of the bordering Tachira river, as seen from Cucuta, Colombia, on Aug. 26, 2015. Hundreds of Colombians fled Venezuela Tuesday, opting to leave the country with their belongings rather than be deported empty-handed like more than 1,000 people sent home in an escalating border crisis. (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

 

A woman dressed as Nicaraguan First Lady Rosario Murillo performs during a protest against the electoral system in Managua, on Aug. 26, 2015. (Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman dressed as Nicaraguan First Lady Rosario Murillo performs during a protest against the electoral system in Managua, on Aug. 26, 2015. (Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Syrian migrants arrive on a ferry carrying about 2,500 migrants from the Greek islands to the main port of Piraeus on Aug. 26, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Greece has been overwhelmed this year by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 arriving since January. (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
Syrian migrants arrive on a ferry carrying about 2,500 migrants from the Greek islands to the main port of Piraeus on Aug. 26, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Greece has been overwhelmed this year by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 arriving since January. (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

 

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of Aug. 26, 2015 in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed nearly 620 points up, erasing some of the losses from earlier in the week. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of Aug. 26, 2015 in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed nearly 620 points up, erasing some of the losses from earlier in the week. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

 

Protesters blocking a street are removed by police in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2015. Hundreds blocked several streets to protest against corruption in the administration of President Juan Orlando Hernandez who is being accused of using public funds for his 2013 election campaign. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
Protesters blocking a street are removed by police in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2015. Hundreds blocked several streets to protest against corruption in the administration of President Juan Orlando Hernandez who is being accused of using public funds for his 2013 election campaign. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)

 

Supporters of Guinea's exiled former junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara demonstrate in front of soldiers, on Aug. 26, 2015 at the airport in Conakry. A plane carrying Guinea's exiled former junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara back home to Conakry, where he hopes to run for president in October, was diverted to Ghana on August 26, according to his political party. The situation angered scores of the former coup leader's supporters waiting for him in Conakry, who blocked access to the airport's parking and threw stones at police who fired tear gas to disperse them, according to an AFP reporter at the scene. (CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)
Supporters of Guinea’s exiled former junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara demonstrate in front of soldiers, on Aug. 26, 2015 at the airport in Conakry. A plane carrying Guinea’s exiled former junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara back home to Conakry, where he hopes to run for president in October, was diverted to Ghana on August 26, according to his political party. The situation angered scores of the former coup leader’s supporters waiting for him in Conakry, who blocked access to the airport’s parking and threw stones at police who fired tear gas to disperse them, according to an AFP reporter at the scene. (Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images)

 

A young penguin is weighed during a photocall at London Zoo on Aug. 26, 2015, to promote the zoo's annual weigh-in event. With more than 17,000 animals to weigh, the exercise is carried out on a regular basis by zookeepers as a way of keeping track of every animals health and wellbeing. (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)
A young penguin is weighed during a photocall at London Zoo on Aug. 26, 2015, to promote the zoo’s annual weigh-in event. With more than 17,000 animals to weigh, the exercise is carried out on a regular basis by zookeepers as a way of keeping track of every animals health and wellbeing. (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)