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Roll out the barrels

Saudi Arabia’s oil exports have risen in February in response to stronger demand from customers. As OPEC’s top producer battles for market share Reuters photographers around the globe have been photographing oil barrels to document how they are utilized once the fuel has been used. -- By ReutersMen stack oil barrels at a depot in Santo Domingo, Feb. Show More Summary

Chinese New Year 2015

The Chinese Lunar New Year began Feb. 19 ushering in the Year of the Sheep, according to the Chinese zodiac. The new year also marks the beginning of the Spring Festival in China, which continues until the Lantern Festival on the 15th...Show More Summary

Wintry woes for the MBTA

The MBTA has been struggling to restore service after a massive amount of snow fell on the state, beginning with the blizzard in late January. Beverly Scott, MBTA general manager, said “tremendous progress” had been made in an “absolutely unbelievable recovery” effort. Show More Summary

Carnival and Mardi Gras 2015

Pre-Lenten celebrations around the globe, including Carnival and Mardi Gras, wrapped up earlier this week before the marking of Ash Wednesday. Historians say the tradition dates back to Roman times, when the newly converted Christians...Show More Summary

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

The Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog show took place this week, filling Manhattan with thousands of competitors, including 192 different canine breeds. Owners and dogs traveled from around the world to participate in this iconic...Show More Summary

Fire and Ice

In Japan, winter festivals in the past week make for interesting visual juxtapositions. Snow and Ice festivals display large illuminated sculptures for the public to enjoy. In Shingu, the end of winter is celebrated by thousand of men...Show More Summary

Snow keeps piling up in New England

The record-breaking snow amounts just keep piling up since the blizzard that hit the Northeast in late January, causing major commuting issues, damage to property, and sore backs across the region. -- By Lloyd YoungA long line formed...Show More Summary

Portraits of conflict in Ukraine

The heavy fighting in Ukraine has returned this past month, with leaders around the world hoping for a diplomatic solution to the crisis. Photographers have captured the lives of the soldiers on both sides and the civilians living among...Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, January 2015

Here’s a look at just some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the coverage of winter storms, a new governor taking office and the Patriots playoff run to the Super Bowl. -- By Lloyd YoungNoah Bicchieri, 29, and his dog, Caruso, walked through deep snow between houses on Plum Island. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

Super Bowl victory parade for the New England Patriots

Tom Brady raises the trophy to fans who llined the parade route on the snow-covered sidewalks of Boylston Street during the Patriots victory parade. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

Super Bowl XLIX: Patriots vs Seahawks

The Patriots are chasing their fourth NFL championship, but the defending champion Seahawks stand in their way in Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona. Tom Brady sounded the battle cry during pregame warmups. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)

Road to K-pop stardom

Thousands of Korean children dream of becoming household names like rapper Psy, whose 2012 “Gangnam Style” video was a global YouTube hit, often putting up with punishing schedules in the hope of one day making it big in the music industry. Show More Summary

Massive snowstorm hits Northeast

The blizzard of 2015 blasted the region with wind-whipped snow that piled nearly 3-feet high in some places. A lone pedestrian makes his way up Seaport Blvd in downtown Boston. (Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe)

Unrest in Yemen

The future for Yemen is uncertain after the president resigned this week after a Houthi rebel takeover of the country. Thousands demonstrated on Friday as lawmakers wait to convene over the weekend. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelArmy and...Show More Summary

Declining water levels in the Dead Sea

Originally one of the world’s first health resorts, the Dead Seal in Israel has a far from healthy future as its water levels continue to decline. In fact, it has been estimated that since the 1950s the water levels have dropped about 130 feet. Show More Summary

Bird’s Eye View

A change in perspective can make everything look a little different. Patterns emerge, shapes coalesce, and chaos simplifies. Aerial view of a river in Peru's Amazon region of Loreto, September 29, 2014. (ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUT...

The Naga tribes of Myanmar

In Myanmar, around 120,000 people live in the Naga Self-Administered Zone in Sagaing Division where they survive mainly by subsistence farming and hunting. Cultural practices are changing - for example, younger men now wear trousers rather than traditional loincloths - although many Naga communities remain impoverished and inaccessible by road. Show More Summary

Dakar Rally 2015

The 13-stage Dakar Rally is traveling through Argentina, Chile, and Bolivia via motorcycle, quad bike, car, or truck over extreme terrain. Competitors and support crews come from around the world to challenge their mechanical, driving, and orienteering skills. Show More Summary

Unity Rallies for France terror victims

A crowd estimated to be between one to three million people marched in Paris to remember the victims of a series of terror attacks which claimed the lives of 17 people. The Paris march was said to rival crowds that turned out for the liberation of France after WWII. Show More Summary

The Natural World: Animal patterns

Animals offer photographers a wealth of visual material. Interesting forms, texture, patterns, movement, and color enrich the image. This is a selection of recent photos of animals and their environment from around the world that are...Show More Summary

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