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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 |

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Blood on the Tracks

Photos from the dangerous journey to El Norte.

Felipe Jácome |

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Another Side of Shanghai

Making space for glitzy Shanghai Expo sites and modern office buildings means clearing vestiges of the old city -- and the old Shanghainese who live there.

Sue Anne Tay |

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The Shadows of Srebrenica

Fifteen years on, haunting images of the massacre that shamed Europe.

Andy Spyra |

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What Hunger Looks Like

War photographer Marcus Bleasdale visits Djibouti – where poverty, not conflict, divides the country – and documents eerily familiar scenes of deprivation and malnutrition.

Marcus Bleasdale |

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The Least Free Places on Earth: 2010

A look at 20 places with nothing to celebrate this weekend. The following images are from the bottom 20 countries and territories from Freedom House's Freedom in the World report, with text prepared by the staff of Freedom House.

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Postcards from Hell

Images from the world's most failed states.

Elizabeth Dickinson |

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Who's Your Daddy?

World leaders and their fathers.

Clare Sestanovich |

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Afghanistan Through Teenagers' Eyes

What happens when you give cameras to a group of Kabul teens? You see Afghanistan not as a place of war and violence, but as a country where children still play and life carries on.

Preeti Aroon |

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Iran’s Year of Turmoil

Looking back at what we saw during the Green Movement protests -- and what we didn't see.

Cameron Abadi |

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The Magnificent Migrants

Extraordinary photos of ordinary Mexicans.

Dulce Pinzón |

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Once Upon a Time in Afghanistan…

Record stores, Mad Men furniture, and pencil skirts -- when Kabul had rock 'n' roll, not rockets.

Mohammad Qayoumi |

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Oil, Oil Everywhere

A month after a BP drilling operation began hemorrhaging crude into the Gulf of Mexico, company executives and White House officials are still volleying the blame and the responsibility for what will be the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Brian Fung |

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The Dark Side of Cricket

From apartheid South Africa to Bollywood financiers, the sport of cricket boasts a storied political history. Here's a look at some of the game's most controversial moments.

Andrew Swift |

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One year later: What's changed in Gaza and Israel?

A short account of one Congressman's visit to Gaza and Israel.

Rep. Keith Ellison |

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Maostalgia

An exclusive photo essay from China's red heartland.

Tomas Van Houtryve |

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History of a Handshake

A short account of the Middle East's longest war.

David Kenner |

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The Second Age of Castro

Daily life in Raúl's Cuba.

Amanda Rivkin |

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The World’s Ugliest Statues

When bad art and bad politics meet.

Joshua Keating |

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O Pioneers!

Portraits of Israel’s endlessly controversial outposts, neighborhoods, and settlements.

Kayvan Farzaneh |

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All the Presidents' Friends

A short visual history of presidential BFFs, and why Obama needs his own global buddy.

Kayvan Farzaneh |

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Into the Hornet's Nest

The United States prepares its troops and its allies for the coming offensive in Kandahar, the Taliban's spiritual home.

Andrew Swift |

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Get Yer Anti-Ballistic Missile Shield Here

Where do sheikhs go shopping? Facing the rising threat of a nuclear-armed Iran, they go to weapons shows like the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, where leaders from Cairo to Riyadh are stocking up.

David Kenner |

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Photo Essay: The Real Hurt Locker

A look at the actual people behind the controversial Oscar-winning film.

Kayvan Farzaneh |

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China's Golf Obsession

Green lawns and sand traps are now replacing ancient villages and tropical forests on Hainan Island, one of China's most pristine spots. Necessary development, or destructive clear-cutting?

Dan Washburn |

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Planet War

From the bloody civil wars in Africa to the rag-tag insurgiences in Southeast Asia, 33 conflicts are raging around the world today, and it’s often innocent civilians who suffer the most.

Kayvan Farzaneh |

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The Shooting War

An exclusive collection of work by the world's most acclaimed conflict photographers.

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Olympic Outliers

Forget the Jamaican bobsled team. This year, there’s a pack of Olympic underdogs from countries that aren't well known for cold-weather sports.

Kayvan Farzaneh |

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Bricks for Bread and Milk

India's capital city has been flooded with a new wave of migrant workers -- children.

Kayvan Farzaneh |