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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 |

Photo Essay

“I Am So Happy He’s Not Dead”

Photojournalist Chris Hondros shares the scenes and stories of the two and a half weeks he spent walking the rubble of Port-au-Prince -- visiting morgues and newly dug mass graves, and meeting survivors in crowded makeshift hospitals.

Chris Hondros |

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Afghanistan's Ultimate Sport

What do you call men on horses fighting over a headless goat carcass? Buzkashi -- Afghanistan's national sport, which also just happens to be a powerful metaphor for the country's politics.

Kayvan Farzaneh |

Photo Essay

My Trip to GTMO

One year into his presidency, Barack Obama still hasn't managed to close the controversial U.S. prison facility at Guantánamo Bay. But its days are clearly numbered. Here's how I'll always remember the place.

Josh Rogin |

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After the Fall

From the poorest neighborhoods to the presidential palace, Haiti's man-made landscape, now demolished, will never be the same.

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Anarchy in the PRC

Overnight megacities, packed freeways, smoggy skies, and angsty rockers in tight leather pants. Photographer Matthew Niederhauser documents the other side of China’s urban boom.

Matthew Niederhauser, Christina Larson |

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Baby, It's Cold Outside

The new year has greeted many parts of the world with a freezing Arctic blast. Some have endured frustrating transportation delays, while others have been chilling out, enjoying the surrounding winter wonderland.

Preeti Aroon |

Photo Essay

Afghanistan 2009: A Year in Photos

Images from the most-talked about place of 2009.

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Photo Essay

The Year in Berlusconi Gaffes

Silvio Berlusconi, prime minister of Italy, is his known for his love of the ladies, propensity for offensive comments, and occasional run-ins with the law. Here's 2009, a banner year, in Berlusconi blunders.

Bobby Pierce |

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There Will Be Blood

The religious and political significance of Ashura.

David Kenner |

Photo Essay

The Decade's Noughtiest Photos

With the first decade of the 21st century coming to a close, it's time to check out the noughty years in photos.

Jordana Timerman |

Photo Essay

To Bow or Not to Bow?

A history of American prostration.

Joshua Keating |

Photo Essay

Karzai's Cronies

Meet the unsavory characters surrounding the Afghan president and his new government.

Jordana Timerman |

Photo Essay

What Karadzic Did to Bosnia

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is on trial, but whatever the outcome, the pain of war will remain.

Jordana Timerman |

Photo Essay

Planet Slum

Norwegian photojournalist Jonas Bendiksen spent six weeks living in the slums of Nairobi, then Caracas, Mumbai, and Jakarta. His remarkable panoramic images take us inside slum families' lives, revealing the profound human impulse to fashion not only shelter but a home.

Jonas Bendiksen |

Photo Essay

Falling Like It's 1989

Maybe history didn't end in 1989, but the world would certainly never be the same. From Berlin, to Beijing, to Burma, here are some of the most memorable images from a "year of miracles." Part of an FP series, 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Jordana Timerman |

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Oh, the Places He's Been

One year after his election, a look back at Barack Obama's travels to 15 foreign countries.

Joshua Keating |

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No Place to Hide

Refugees fleeing the carnage of Mogadishu find new dangers in Somalia's supposedly safer north.

Bobby Pierce |

Photo Essay

Bolivia's Lithium-Powered Future

What the global battery boom means for the future of South America's poorest country.

Joshua Keating |

Photo Essay

A Third Intifada?

Contention over the disputed Al-Aqsa mosque and Temple Mount site have once again unleashed violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Could a third intifada erupt?

Bobby Pierce |

Photo Essay

Edward Burtynsky's Oil

A decade of photographs exploring the impact of oil from the acclaimed Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky. The collection will be on display at Washington D.C.'s Corcoran Gallery through Dec. 13.

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Photo Essay

Europe's Lactose Intolerance

Dairy farmers in Europe are having a cow over low milk prices and have taken themselves -- and their bovines -- to the streets.

Bobby Pierce |

Photo Essay

Let the Red Times Roll

Beijing has spared no expense to ensure that the military parade and mass pageant planned for October 1 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China are both spectacular and free from security snafus.

Christina Larson |

Photo Essay

China Turns 60

Thursday, October 1, 2009, marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. While the country gears up to celebrate, FP looks back on six decades in the world's oldest continuously red state.

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Photo Essay

Inside The Digital Dump

Photos by Natalie Behring

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Vova and Dima 4eva?

Does Russia's tandem still get along?

Joshua Keating |

Photo Essay

Revenge of the Rivers

A summer of severe storms has left much of the world underwater.

Michael Wilkerson |

Photo Essay

Back to School with Swine Flu

Students are going back to school in many parts of the world, but this school year, there's something new to worry about in addition to grades and exams: swine flu.

Michael Wilkerson |

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Fasting and Feasting During Ramadan

Muslims everywhere are observing a holy month of fasting and feasts, a time of religious reflection shared with family and friends.

Michael Wilkerson |

Photo Essay

Scenes from the Violent Twilight of Oil

Oil may be making its long goodbye, but twilight or not, the Oil Age still defines our world.

Photo Essay |