Christopher Gregory Purbaugh

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Eerie portraits of cars in 1970s New York – in pictures

Langdon Clay spent two years in the 1970s roaming the streets of New York at night, photographing parked and abandoned cars, a period when America was producing some of the most distinctive cars ever made. Forty years later the collection has been published in his new book, Cars – New York City …

Buick

Night Photography by Andreas Levers

At Night, an ongoing photo project by Andreas Levers.Andreas Levers is actually working as a media designer in Potsdam, Germany. Photography is the …

U.S. Denies Entry to Canadian Photojournalist Covering Standing Rock

Awarding-winning photographer Ed Ou, detained at the border, refused to turn over cell phones containing confidential information.<p>In the latest sign of increasing hostility toward journalists by American officials, an award-winning Canadian photographer was denied entry to the U.S. after he refused …

Breathtaking Aerial Photographs Capture London’s Kaleidoscopic Landscape

These aerial photographs reveal the English capital's kooky architectural past.<p>London has accumulated a variety of building styles over the centuries, transforming into a miscellaneous, collage-like landscape where high rise flats exist around the corner from 18th-century buildings. For more than a …

Police use 'fake news' in gang ruse; media criticize tactics as dishonest

Police investigating a notorious gang in a city on California's central coast issued a fake news release that the chief credited with saving two men by deceiving gang members who wanted to kill them, but the ruse was criticized by news organizations that reported it as fact.<p>Santa Maria Police Chief …

Mainstream relief as leftist candidate wins in Austria

VIENNA (AP) — Left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen triumphed over his right-wing rival Sunday in the vote for Austria's presidency, a victory …

UN makes biggest ever aid appeal amid fears of compassion fatigue

The United Nations is expected to launch its biggest ever appeal for humanitarian funding amid growing fears that major donors no longer have the political will to address proliferating crises in Yemen, Syria, Nigeria and elsewhere.<p>The annual appeal, to be launched on Monday against the backdrop of …

Middle East

Fake US embassy in Ghana shut down after ten years issuing visas

Authorities in Ghana have busted a fake US embassy in the capital Accra run by a criminal network that for a decade issued illegally obtained authentic visas, the US state department has said.<p>Until it was shut down, the sham embassy was housed in a rundown, pink two-storey building with a …

Africa

Government memo demanding end to Brexit leaks is leaked

Theresa May has called for urgent action to prevent ministers and government officials from leaking information about the Brexit process to journalists.<p>The prime minister’s demand resulted in a warning memo from the cabinet secretary that, ironically, was itself passed on to a national newspaper …

Great Britain

Iceland Foods hits back at Icelandic government over trademark

<b>The supermarket Iceland claims that the Icelandic government is "not willing to hold any serious discussion" to reach agreement in a trademark dispute.</b><p>The country has launched legal action against the chain, claiming it prevents the nation's firms from describing their products as Icelandic.<p>Iceland …