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Reuters photojournalist Darrin Zammit Lupi joined the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) team as the Foundation’s volunteer official photographer on board its vessel Phoenix on its latest mission rescuing migrants in the Mediterran...
The Arch to Arc is billed as the hardest triathlon in the world.
As a great photographer once put it, “to take a good picture, come closer to the object.” But how on earth could I take a close-up shot of a Soyuz rocket as it blast off amid orange flames? Especially when, to comply with safety requirements, I was in a photography position over a kilometer away from the rocket.
To receive messages saying, “Police detained me” and “Running a bit late. Broke my nose,” is not something I expected when editing the Asian Games. With some 10,000 athletes taking part in the 16-day multi-sport competition it was always going to be a challenge to cover such a sporting spectacular, but this was out of the ordinary.
Behind heavy, ornate doors on the Rue de Farj, an invisible pressure-cooker whistles. Next comes the smell of food that carries me back to childhood. Two cheerful voices can be heard, both female: one is patronising, the younger almost singing. Over the thick stone wall I can see a mother-in-law teaching a newlywed girl the secrets of her cooking.
Reuters photographer Laszlo Balogh traveled to the Great Plains of eastern Hungary and photographed a herdsman who works 48-hour shifts as he looks after his 362 semi-wild Hungarian Grey cattle.
The idea was straightforward: photograph an item with a price tag showing its equivalent in U.S. dollars and emphasizing that further by pasting up the notes.
In a remote and deserted lanscape, a single cradle, left behind by Syrian Kurdish refugees, lies at the Turkish-Syrian border. Over 150,000 Syrian Kurds have fled to Turkey since the frontier opened, to escape the advances of Islamic State militants.
What distinguishes "Hunter" from his fellow pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine is his American nationality.
U.S. actor George Clooney, the world's most famous bachelor, welcomed more A-list stars to Venice for his wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, with details of the long weekend bash kept as hazy as the morning fog over the Grand Canal.
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.