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The Water Wars Are Coming

In Central Asia, nations turn on nations and neighbors turn on neighbors -- all for a precious drop to drink.

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The World in Photos This Week

Brazil prepares for the World Cup; Kurds clash with Turkish police; Iraqis flee the beleaguered city of Mosul.

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History enthusiasts commemorate the Great War; Thai anti-coup protesters adopt a familiar hand signal; and Hong Kong remembers the Tiananmen crackdown.

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D-Day, Redux

Meet the men and women still storming the beaches, 70 years on.

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The Square

A look back at Tiananmen -- then, now, and the 25 years in between.

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Separatists clash with the army in Ukraine; Americans celebrate Memorial Day; Pope Francis visits the Holy Land.

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Ukrainians riot ahead of the presidential election; Ultra-Orthodox Israeli soldiers train near the Syrian border; and Thailand's army chief declares a coup.

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India wrapped up the largest democratic election in the world; Pope Francis ordained 13 new priests; and Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine concluded a controversial referendum for self-rule.

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Russia celebrates Victory Day; South Africa gears up for national elections; and Narendra Modi works the campaign trail.

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The Vatican prepares for the canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II; Pro-Russian activists clash with police in Donetsk; and sumo wrestlers make babies cry in Japan.

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Easter celebrations continue around the world; runners prepare for the Boston Marathon; Indian police clash with protesters while the country votes in parliamentary elections. 

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Revelers prepare for Holy Week; Myanmar celebrates its New Year water festival; and the search for survivors of the South Korea ferry sinking continues.

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Russian Roulette

With ultimatums, threats, and (now) casualties, the standoff with pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine is threatening to tear the country apart.

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Afghanistan goes to the polls; pro-Russian demonstrators clash with police in Ukraine; and Indian elections begin.

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In Burma, It's Rehab at Gunpoint

How Burmese rebels are waging war on the opium industry.

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After Genocide, the House Kagame Built

Twenty years after Rwanda's mass killings, the country's dark past continues to shape its present.

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The World in Photos This Week

Remembering photographer Anja Niedringhaus; Protesters clash with police in Athens; and Balinese young people celebrate the Kissing Festival.

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Rock the Vote

Despite the recent spate of deadly Taliban attacks, voters prepare for upcoming elections in Afghanistan.

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Face Off

While Russia moves its tanks and trucks into Crimea, Ukrainian forces flex their own military muscles.

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Preparing for a Very Cold War

Up in the Arctic, soldiers from NATO and Western countries train together for battle in Norway's frigid north.

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The Sumbanese in Indonesia celebrate the Pasola war festival; Riot police goes after protesters in Madrid; A cat hangs out in a pet cafe in Turin.

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Mosquito Kingdom

Hundreds of once-majestic but now abandoned buildings in Taiwan play host to massive breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

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A volunteer readies a polling station in Crimea; a Thai monk carves a tattoo into a devotee's stomach; and the long search for Malaysian flight MH370 continues.

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The March/April Issue

The trouble with high speed rail in China; how small satellites are turning space into a DIY playground; and what happens to "child sorcerers" in Congo.

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Iranian Mystique

Behind closed doors, the Islamic Republic's famously restrictive laws relax -- and a more permissive world thrives.

Hossein Fatemi |

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Celebrating in Color

India celebrates Holi, the Hindu spring festival of colors.

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Even 'Sham' Secessions Have Real Voters

Intimate images from Crimea of a referendum deemed illegitimate.

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Washington’s Most Wanted

Meet the Putin cronies and Ukrainian collaborators at the top of the Obama administration’s sanctions target list.

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Students clash with security forces in Venezuela; armed men stand guard in Crimea; and London's Royal Opera House hosts a 400-person yoga class.

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Carnival revelers gather on Brazil's Ipanema Beach; U.S. soldiers patrol a Kandahar airfield; and spring lambs keep warm in Somerset, England.

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