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18 Days That Shook the World

From the first protest to Mubarak's fall, the Egyptian revolution in photos.

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Days of Rage

There's no sign that protesters are giving up, as Egyptians take to the streets for the fifthteenth consecutive day.

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Revolutionary Road

Almost as long as there have been governments, there have been attempts to overthrow them. But what does history tell us about the recent uprisings in the Middle East?

BRITT PETERSON |

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Everybody <strike>Loves</strike> Loved Hosni

For 30 years the world welcomed Egypt's president -- they shook his hand and looked the other way. But the time for photo ops is likely over.

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Australia's Fighting Dogs

And cats and koalas. From World War I to the Vietnam War, a cache of old photos reveals that four-legged creatures, big and small, had a special place in Australia's military forces -- inside the ranks and out. 

Rebecca Frankel |

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Close Encounters of the Buddhist Kind

An exclusive look inside a booming multibillion-dollar, evangelical, global Thai cult.

Ron Gluckman |

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Why Does Now Look So Much Like Then?

A look at Haiti, one year after the earthquake.

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The World's Newest Capital?

On Jan. 9, Southern Sudan votes on whether to become an independent state. If the north and south separate, as most analysts expect them to do, Juba will be the world's newest capital city. Juba-based photographer Pete Muller gives FP an exclusive tour.

Pete Muller |

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The Things They Carried

Scenes from the illegal wildlife trade.

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Year of the Dead

With nearly twice as many killings as last year and violence spreading across the country, 2010 was the worst year on record for Mexico's hyperbrutal drug war.

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Life Under Europe's Last Dictator

On the eve of Belarus's Sunday presidential elections, FP looked at eight brave activists fighting for a better future. By Monday, at least six of the eight had been beaten, imprisoned, or gone missing. We continue to update their stories.

Anna Nemtsova |

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Bumbliners

How Ireland's economic miracle went bust.

Cameron Abadi |

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The Party Goes On

It took  just a few hours for demolition crews to flatten the Shanghai studios of China's world-renowned contemporary artist Ai Weiwei on Tuesday. In November, Ai -- who was then under house arrest in Beijing -- organized a "party" to mark the impending destruction of his studio, drawing hundreds of admirers from across China.

Corneliu Cazacu |

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Obama's Asian Tour

Washington may have just gotten a lot less friendly for the president, but he still has plenty of fans in Asia. A look at where he's going, who he's meeting, and what it means.

Jared Mondschein |

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Beautiful Me!

Chinese wedding photography is a parade of excess and ambition, an elaborate and expensive rite of passage, and often more prized than the ceremony itself.

Corneliu Cazacu |

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The Independence Brigade

Southern Sudan prepares for statehood…or war.

Maggie Fick |

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Mr. Ahmadinejad Goes to Lebanon

Iran's controversial president makes a big show in Beirut.

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The Grayest Generation

Forget about a youth boom -- the planet's population is getting older, fast. From the West Bank to Woodstock, a look at a world going gray.

Suzanne Merkelson |

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The Turtle Bay Runway

The lights may have gone out at this year's U.N. General Assembly, but it's the glittering fashions -- even more than the orations -- that keep on shining.

Colum Lynch |

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Women in Control

While it's true that more than 75 percent of parliaments worldwide are more than three-quarters male, in recent years some high-powered female heads of state have bucked the trend. If Dilma Rousseff is elected as Brazil's first female president, she'll be joining a small, but elite, cohort.

Suzanne Merkelson |

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From Rabble-Rousing to Rubble

In Jaffna, Sri Lanka, the Tamil community is slowly rising again.

Ross Tuttle |

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The Devil Wears Taupe

Not all the world's dictators are clotheshorses, but as these leaders show, sometimes politics, power, and polyester combine to make fashion magic.

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9/11 Inc.

How a national tragedy became a business.

Suzanne Merkelson |

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Labor Day in Hell

The world's most repressive workplace environments -- where trade unions are suppressed, workers' rights are ignored, and forced labor is not unknown.

Arch Puddington |

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Inheriting Iraq

Images from the war Obama didn't want.

Jared Mondschein |

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China's New Tomorrowland

Once a misty, forgotten backwater, the western Chinese city of Chongqing is growing faster than mapmakers and even government officials can track.

Matthew Niederhauser/INSTITUTE |

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Metropolis Now

Stunning images of the world’s top global cities.

Brian Fung |

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India's Hidden War

Inside the resource conflict you haven't heard about.

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Lords of the Ring

Spain's much-celebrated and much-debated sport of bullfighting may finally be headed for change.

Jennifer T. Parker |