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Millions of beer drinkers from around the globe flock to the Bavarian capital from the penultimate Saturday of September, to celebrate the Oktoberfest, the largest beer festival in the world.
Tens of thousands of Kurdish Syrians have fled the Islamic State and flocked to the Turkish border.
Among the Bukusu tribe in western Kenya the traditional rites of passage, which mark a boy’s journey into manhood, include being circumcised. The adolescents undergo the ritual in public and without flinching, to prove their courage to the community. Several thousand youths took part in the ceremony this year.
Photographer Jorge Dan Lopez visits the cemeteries of Guatemala City documenting the "grave cleaners."
The island can generate electricity from hydroelectric generators and wind turbines as well as photovoltaic panels.
Almost six months have passed since the Malaysian Airlines MH370 disappeared. Although authorities concluded that the plane crashed in the remote Indian Ocean and lost all the passengers, many family members refuse to accept that conclusion. They hope that they are still alive.
A small army of Ka’apor warriors marched into the depths of the Amazon forest in northeast Maranhao state, with me in tow.
Covering Burning Man
This year, Mexico City’s government passed a law, which comes into force in the middle of next year, imposing heavy fines on circuses if they use animals in their performances.
Yang and his wife Le Huimin have had six children together over the past ten years, in addition to a daughter of Le’s from a previous marriage. China has eased its famous one-child policy, making it easier for many couples to have two children. However, having as many children as Yang and Le definitely breaks the country’s family planning policy.
The story behind a remarkable photo taken during protests over Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri.
I remember the scene well. It was the day that I arrived at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing of Fishkhabour. With shocked, sunburnt faces, men, women and children in dirt-caked clothes were struggling in temperatures of over 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit), waiting patiently for local Kurdish aid.
How does one illustrate the centenary of a war that changed global history?
I was told to pack my riot gear and head to Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis in Missouri, to cover unrest that had broken out there following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer.
The Emirate of Kano is part of the Sokoto Caliphate, one of the great Islamic empires that dotted the Sahel, profiting from caravan routes connecting Africa's interior with its Mediterranean coast.
I had been watching the 1970s TV show “Space 1999” as well as my “Star Wars” DVD set, and it was as if these pictures came right out of the television - exploding stars and planets, supernovas, the moon drifting through clouds of interplanetary cosmic dust and gas in space.
The singer, Zhang Mingyuan, isn’t part of a famous music label and his performances are just held on a street corner. But even so, the warm atmosphere that he creates in the chilly night air seldom disappoints.
Eating to the extreme
R.A.T.S. is a group of enthusiasts who take their dogs (mostly terriers) out in New York with one mission: to hunt down and kill rats.
Reuters photographer Ibraheem Abu Mustafa gives his account of a ten-year-old boy being pulled from the rubble of a house in Gaza.