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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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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.

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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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Feminist activists take the stage in Paris; a Afghan man grieves after the loss of his son; and bunnies take over a Japanese island.

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A Syrian rebel readies a rocket for launch; barricades burn in Kiev; and an elephant celebrates her 53rd birthday.

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Kiev in Flames

Ukraine's deadly protests have turned the capital into a warzone, and there's no end in sight.

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'What News of the Village?'

Sometimes, the only news coming off the front lines of Syria's civil war is sent via text message.

Liam Maloney |

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A flock of starlings ascends in Israel; riot police try to maintain order in Sarajevo; and naked protesters take to the streets in India.

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The Other Sochi

Images of the seaside spa town cherished by generations of Russians. Will it survive the Olympics?

Mikhail Mordasov |

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Let the Games in Sochi Begin

The 2014 Olympic Winter Games opened with flair, pageantry, and a giant robot bear.

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