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The Assassin

The Assassin

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Mevlut Mert Altintas shouts after shooting Andrei Karlov, right, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. This image won World Press Photo Of The Year. The heart-stopping image of the assassin that killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, is the World Press Photo Of The Year. The image of Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, taken by The Associated Press’ Istanbul-based photographer, Burhan Ozbilici, captivated the world in December, and appears to have done the same with the judges in this year’s competition. Judge Mary F. Calvert described the image as “explosive.” “It was a very very difficult decision, but in the end we felt that the picture of the year was an explosive image that really spoke to the hatred of our times,” C...
I’m Still Alive

I’m Still Alive

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When the Lion Lies Down with the Foal by Adrian Bailey:  A lion embraces a zebra foal. The foal is not injured and is being held gently. But all is not what it seems. The lion took the foal after it became separated from its herd, which was moving on migration through the lions' territory in Chobe National Park, Botswana. When the picture was taken, there was just one lioness nearby, but not long after, the rest of the pride arrived just as the foal got up and started to move away. Within minutes it had been caught and killed. The likelihood is that the lion was merely playing with its feeble young prey and had lost interest in it for a while; had the foal struggled, it might have been killed sooner. Very young antelopes that haven't yet developed the flight instinc...
Cekal

Cekal

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Seorang mahasiswa jurusan manajemen Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang Teara Noviani (kiri) mengerjakan Ujian Tengah Semester secara daring di pinggir jalan kawasan pegunungan Menoreh di Desa Kenalan, Borobudur, Magelang, Jawa Tengah, Senin (20/7/2020). Teara mengaku kesulitan mendapatkan sinyal internet di wilayahnya, sehingga setiap hari terpaksa mengerjakan tugas kuliah dan ujian di pinggir jalan yang sinyal internetnya kuat.
The Dancing Mantises

The Dancing Mantises

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A photo taken in Cyprus has been judged as one of the top photos in an international photo competition, The Perfect Moment Photo Contest, in which photographers from more than 50 countries took part. Competition finalist Hasan Baglar received an honorable mention for his photograph of two praying mantises perched on a branch, their front legs stretched up in the air, and their colourful wings outspread, which the judges called “amusing”. “I think it was afraid of me because it looked nervous and I have heard this is the normal behaviour of a praying mantis when it’s afraid,” Baglar told UK newspaper The Metro. “Even though I know that I still couldn’t help but laugh. It was a photo opportunity not to be missed. I think I’m lucky to have been in the right place at the right time....
Captures Pakistani Flood Fallout

Captures Pakistani Flood Fallout

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Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (PAKISTAN - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE: ALSO SEE GM1E68B0B8401
Satraps

Satraps

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Satraps have ruled the various provinces of Persia in different periods for an incredibly long period of time, from the age of the Median Empire, 728 to 559 BCE, through the Buyid Dynasty, 934 to 1062 CE. At different times, satraps' territories within Persia's empire have stretched from the borders of India in the east to Yemenin the south, and west to Libya.
Survival

Survival

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Hamid, 16, cooks in an abandoned space in Sid. UNICEF’s Michel Saint-Lot says he hopes children like Hamid will apply for asylum in Serbia rather than risk continuing their dangerous journeys.