Your pretty empire took so long to build, now, with a snap of history’s fingers, down it goes.

Alan Moore
President Donald #Trump counts money before donating it as he attends a service at the International Church of Las Vegas, #Nevada, #US. (Carlos Barria / REUTERS)
President Donald Trump counts money before donating it as he attends a service at the International Church of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. (Carlos Barria / REUTERS)
Muslims maintaining social distancing pray in the Grand Mosque in the holy city of #Mecca, #Saudi Arabia, for the first time in months since the #COVID19 restrictions were imposed. (Saudi Press Agency)
Muslims maintaining social distancing pray in the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, for the first time in months since the COVID-19 restrictions were imposed. (Saudi Press Agency)
People gather at the Place de la Republique in Paris, to pay tribute to Samuel Paty, the French teacher who was beheaded. Placard reads “I am a teacher”, in #Paris, #France. (Charles Platiau / Reuters)
People gather at the Place de la Republique in Paris, to pay tribute to Samuel Paty, the French teacher who was beheaded. Placard reads “I am a teacher”, in Paris, France. (Charles Platiau / Reuters)
A demonstrator flies a Chilean flag outside the burning church of #Asuncion, set on fire by protesters, on the commemoration of the first anniversary of the social uprising, in #Santiago, #Chile. (Martin Bernetti / AFP)
A demonstrator flies a Chilean flag outside the burning church of Asuncion, set on fire by protesters, on the commemoration of the first anniversary of the social uprising, in Santiago, Chile. (Martin Bernetti / AFP)
A wooden boat used by migrants from #Morocco is seen at the coast of the Canary Islands. (AP)
A wooden boat used by migrants from Morocco is seen at the coast of the Canary Islands. (AP)
A worker disinfects a cinema before its reopening following the easing of #COVID restrictions imposed by the authorities, in #Basra, #Iraq. (Hussein Faleh / AFP / Getty)
A worker disinfects a cinema before its reopening following the easing of restrictions imposed by the authorities, in Basra, Iraq. (Hussein Faleh / AFP / Getty)
Great Çamlıca mosque illuminates the night sky, in #Istanbul, #Turkey. (Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)
Great Çamlıca mosque illuminates the night sky, in Istanbul, Turkey. (Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)
Donald #Trump throws a face mask from the stage during a campaign rally, his first since being treated for #coronavirus, in #Sanford, #US. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters)
Donald Trump throws a face mask from the stage during a campaign rally, his first since being treated for coronavirus, in Sanford, US. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters)
Priests arrange fruits kept inside a temple as offerings by Hindus to mark the Annakut festival, in #Ahmedabad, #India. (Amit Dave / Reuters)
Priests arrange fruits kept inside a temple as offerings by Hindus to mark the Annakut festival, in Ahmedabad, India. (Amit Dave / Reuters)
Houthi prisoners board a plane before heading to #Sanaa airport after being released in a prisoner swap, in #Sayoun, #Yemen. (Ali Owidha / Reuters)
Houthi prisoners board a plane before heading to Sana’a airport after being released in a prisoner swap, in Sayoun, Yemen. (Ali Owidha / Reuters)
Pro-democracy protesters hold up their mobile phones during a rally against the state of emergency, in #Bangkok, #Thailand. (Diego Azubel / EPA)
Pro-democracy protesters hold up their mobile phones during a rally against the state of emergency, in Bangkok, Thailand. (Diego Azubel / EPA)
A woman looks at the flowers laid at the entrance of a middle school, a day after a teacher was decapitated by an attacker, in #Paris, #France. (Bertrand Guay / AFP / Getty Images)
A woman looks at the flowers laid at the entrance of a middle school, a day after a teacher was decapitated by an attacker, in Paris, France. (Bertrand Guay / AFP / Getty Images)
Worshippers attend an outdoor holy mass in the Old Town Square, in #Prague, #Czech Republic. #COVID19 (Gabriel Kuchta / Getty Images)
Worshippers attend an outdoor holy mass in the Old Town Square, in Prague, Czech Republic. (Gabriel Kuchta / Getty Images)
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