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At a Colorado Cattle Drive

Steve Pargin, a third generation rancher, is dedicated to using the land he leases sustainably in order to maximize its use to raise cattle. Several times a year, he and a crew led by his head cowboy, David Thompson, herd cattle from mountain range to mountain range, preventing them from damaging fragile ecosystems by grazing there too long.

The other Pakistan

Welcome to Pakistan, a country of 180 million people whose residents are as varied as they come. Among them are millionaires and beggars, child brides and female executives, the Taliban and an ultra-chic international jet set.

On the Sidelines of the Brazil World Cup

As national soccer teams and the photographers who have been covering them start to trickle home from the Brazil World Cup, it's time to revisit the "On the Sidelines" project. This initiative was billed as a chance for photographers to share “their own quirky and creative view of the World Cup".

The world’s best commute?

Reuters photographer Toby Melville's normal commute involves running the gauntlet of the morning rush hour to get into central London. But during Wimbledon tennis season, his journey is very different...

Seeking refuge in Sweden

Photographer Cathal McNaughton spent time at an asylum center on the outskirts of Stockholm, taking pictures of the people he met and asking them about their lives. He photographed the migrants hiding their faces, partly to protect their identity because of safety concerns, and partly to focus the viewer's attention on their stories, rather than their looks.

The people’s game

When Brazil went head-to-head with Chile for a place in the World Cup quarterfinals, photographer Eddie Keogh documented the tense atmosphere in the bars and cafes of Sao Paulo as fans watched the match.

The soccer ball as protagonist

There is a wide gap in Brazil between rich and poor. Reuters photographer Ueslei Marcelino photographed two families from different ends of the spectrum as they watched the World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Chile.

Tour de France Fever

This year sees the Tour de France starting in the northern English region of Yorkshire. To say that the area has embraced the Tour is an understatement. Cafes and shops have been painted with spots in honour of the race’s “King of the Mountains” jersey, schools have created collages and sculptures for the Tour and yellow bikes are everywhere.

Suarez v Chiellini – capturing the moment

Uruguay's Luis Suarez has been banned for a record nine international soccer matches for biting the Italian player Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup game. Reuters photographer Tony Gentile captured a key picture, showing the marks on Chiellini’s shoulder after the incident. Here, he describes covering the match.

Athens’ Ghost Airport

It's been over a decade since Athens’ Hellenikon airport closed down after some? 60 years of duty as the only airport serving the Greek capital. The airport now stands derelict, it's glory days long gone.

Did he bite?

The shout went up “He’s bitten him! Suarez has just bitten him!” It was the World Cup match between Uruguay and Italy, and both teams were playing for a place in the last 16.

Heshan: a poisonous legacy

Heshan, some 1,200 kilometres (770 miles) from Beijing, stands in an area rich in realgar, or arsenic disulphide. Factories and mines sprang up to process this precious resource but they were shut down in 2011 because of the pollution they caused. Heshan residents say that many have died from cancer caused by arsenic poisoning.

Tales of War: Scapa Flow and the Grand Scuttle

The former naval base of Scapa Flow in Orkney, Scotland, has seen its fair share of bloodshed. It was also the scene of the “Grand Scuttle,” when more than 50 German warships were sunk at the orders of their own Rear Admiral.

World Refugee Day – Lives Displaced

In the run-up to World Refugee Day on June 20, Reuters photographers in various countries photographed someone who has at some point fled their home, from a Syrian family who escaped to Jordan, to a man who survived the Rwandan genocide and is now about to start his second Master’s degree in the United States.

The good, the bad, and the ugly – diary of a World Cup photographer

Dylan Martinez, chief photographer for the United Kingdom and Ireland, is in Brazil to cover the World Cup. He’ll be keeping a diary of the highs and lows here.

Living the Peruvian dream

Life in Gosen City on the outskirts of Lima is hard, but the people of this shantytown have scraped, labored and helped each other to improve their lives.

Goals all over the world

Imagine the world viewed through the single constant of a goal post: the green grass and cloudy skies of Manchester, the dusk in Karachi, a cityscape in Boston, Kathmandu and Tokyo.

Life on a leash

Every morning, as soon as Xie Juntu wakes up, he ties his grandson to a pillar. His aim, however, is not to torture the boy but to keep him safe and save the family from bankruptcy.

Daily life in Shi’ite Baghdad

With the government battling Sunni rebels, I wanted to take a step back and show the human face of the divided communities. So in Baghdad I went to photograph daily life inside some of its poor, Shi’ite neighbourhoods.

The good, the bad, and the ugly – diary of a World Cup photographer

Dylan Martinez, chief photographer for the United Kingdom and Ireland, is off to Brazil to cover the World Cup. He’ll be keeping a diary of the highs and lows here.

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