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An American rebel in Ukraine

What distinguishes "Hunter" from his fellow pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine is his American nationality.

Clooney gets hitched

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.

The thrill of the fair

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.

Fleeing Islamic State

Tens of thousands of Kurdish Syrians have fled the Islamic State and flocked to the Turkish border.

Becoming a man

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.

Reburying the dead

Photographer Jorge Dan Lopez visits the cemeteries of Guatemala City documenting the "grave cleaners."

Independent Island

The island can generate electricity from hydroelectric generators and wind turbines as well as photovoltaic panels.

Still missing – MH370

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.

At war for the trees

A small army of Ka’apor warriors marched into the depths of the Amazon forest in northeast Maranhao state, with me in tow.

Circus animals of Mexico City

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.

Seven siblings in China

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.

A moment of stillness

The story behind a remarkable photo taken during protests over Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri.

Brief encounter with a fleeing Yazidi

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.

Reliving the past

How does one illustrate the centenary of a war that changed global history?

Covering the Ferguson unrest

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.

From central banker to Islamic king

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.

Shooting the supermoon

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.

Singing from the heart

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.

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