It may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. ― Maya Angelou

A Chinese national flag flies as students practice Taichi on a playground of a high school, during a Guinness World Record attempt of the largest martial arts display, on a hazy day in Jiaozuo, Henan province, China. The city successfully set the record by organizing over 50,000 residents to practise shadow boxing simultaneously at 15 different locations on Sunday morning. (REUTERS)
A Chinese national flag flies as students practice Taichi on a playground of a high school, during a Guinness World Record attempt of the largest martial arts display, on a hazy day in Jiaozuo, Henan province, China. The city successfully set the record by organizing over 50,000 residents to practise shadow boxing simultaneously at 15 different locations on Sunday morning. (REUTERS)
A reconstructed plane serves as a backdrop during the presentation of the final report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, the Netherlands. (Michael Kooren / Reuters)
A reconstructed plane serves as a backdrop during the presentation of the final report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, in the Netherlands. (Michael Kooren / Reuters)
A young Indian boy dressed as the Hindu god Shiva walks the banks of the river Ganges looking for alms from devotees on the first day of the nine-day Navratri festival in Allahabad, India. (Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP)
A young Indian boy dressed as the Hindu god Shiva walks the banks of the river Ganges looking for alms from devotees on the first day of the nine-day Navratri festival in Allahabad, India. (Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP)
A retired aircraft engineer is offering impoverished Indians the chance to fulfill their dreams of air travel for only $1. The twist is that the aircraft never leaves the ground, earning it the nickname ‘the flight to nowhere’. Bahadur Chand Gupta purchased a decommissioned Airbus 300 in 2003 and parked it on the outskirts of New Delhi, india. (Arkaprava Ghosh / Barcroft India)
A retired aircraft engineer is offering impoverished Indians the chance to fulfill their dreams of air travel for only $1. The twist is that the aircraft never leaves the ground, earning it the nickname ‘the flight to nowhere’. Bahadur Chand Gupta purchased a decommissioned Airbus 300 in 2003 and parked it on the outskirts of New Delhi, india. (Arkaprava Ghosh / Barcroft India)
Police officers are surrounded by smoke as they protest in front of the ministry of justice on Place Vendôme, in Paris, France. (Ian Langsdon / EPA)
Police officers are surrounded by smoke as they protest in front of the ministry of justice on Place Vendôme, in Paris, France. (Ian Langsdon / EPA)
A Palestinian schoolgirl takes part in a protest after clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinians in Rafah, Gaza Palestine. (Ibrahim Khatib / Demotix / Corbis)
A Palestinian schoolgirl takes part in a protest after clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinians in Rafah, Gaza Palestine. (Ibrahim Khatib / Demotix / Corbis)
A refugee cries in the cold and rain at the state office for health and social affairs in Berlin, Germany. (Kay Nietfeld / EPA)
A refugee cries in the cold and rain at the state office for health and social affairs in Berlin, Germany. (Kay Nietfeld / EPA)
An Israeli soldier runs to help another who was just stabbed by a Palestinian, seen on the ground holding a knife, during clashes, In West Bank, Palestine. (Nasser Shiyoukhi / AP)
An Israeli soldier runs to help another who was just stabbed by a Palestinian, seen on the ground holding a knife, during clashes, In West Bank, Palestine. (Nasser Shiyoukhi / AP)
New Volkswagen cars sit in an open-air parking lot in Changchun, Jilin Province, China. (Sheng Li / Reuters)
New Volkswagen cars sit in an open-air parking lot in Changchun, Jilin Province, China. (Sheng Li / Reuters)
A devotee of the Chinese Samkong shrine walks with spikes pierced through his cheeks during a procession celebrating the annual vegetarian festival, in Phuket, Thailand. (Jorge Silva / Reuters)
A devotee of the Chinese Samkong shrine walks with spikes pierced through his cheeks during a procession celebrating the annual vegetarian festival, in Phuket, Thailand. (Jorge Silva / Reuters)
Egyptians take part in a rally to support a candidate for the upcoming parliamentary vote, in Minya, Egypt. Egypt’s long-awaited election will be conducted in two stages covering the country’s 27 provinces. (Pan Chaoyue / Xinhua / Corbis)
Egyptians take part in a rally to support a candidate for the upcoming parliamentary vote, in Minya, Egypt. Egypt’s long-awaited election will be conducted in two stages covering the country’s 27 provinces. (Pan Chaoyue / Xinhua / Corbis)
A woman wearing traditional indigenous dress carries incense as a procession enters the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City. The Basilica celebrated its first ever Mass in the indigenous language of Nahuatl on Tuesday. (Rebecca Blackwell / AP)
A woman wearing traditional indigenous dress carries incense as a procession enters the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City. The Basilica celebrated its first ever Mass in the indigenous language of Nahuatl. (Rebecca Blackwell / AP)
A woman adjusts the hat of a member of the honor guards before a welcoming ceremony for the visiting German President Joachim Gauck outside the national parliament building at Sukhbaatar Square, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. (Rentsendorj Bazarsukh / Reuters)
A woman adjusts the hat of a member of the honor guards before a welcoming ceremony for the visiting German President Joachim Gauck outside the national parliament building at Sukhbaatar Square, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. (Rentsendorj Bazarsukh / Reuters)
People chant slogans as they protest against the bombing attacks in Ankara on Oct. 10, during a protest in Izmir, Turkey. The two suicide bombings in the Turkish capital came amid political uncertainty in the country just weeks before Turkey’s Nov. 1 election.( Emre Tazegul / AP)
People chant slogans as they protest against the bombing attacks in Ankara on Oct. 10, during a protest in Izmir, Turkey. The two suicide bombings in the Turkish capital came amid political uncertainty in the country just weeks before Turkey’s Nov. 1 election.( Emre Tazegul / AP)
A protestor with a mask demonstrates against the free trade agreement TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) during an EU summit in Brussels. European Union heads of state meet to discuss the current migration crisis. (Martin Meissner / AP)
A protestor with a mask demonstrates against the free trade agreement TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) during an EU summit in Brussels. European Union heads of state meet to discuss the current migration crisis. (Martin Meissner / AP)
A masked Palestinian hurls rocks towards Israeli soldiers during clashes following the funeral of Mohammed Fares al-Jaabari, in Hebron, West Bank. Israeli security forces have arrested approximately 400 Palestinians since the beginning of October outbreak of violence. (AFP/Getty Images)
A masked Palestinian hurls rocks towards Israeli soldiers during clashes following the funeral of Mohammed Fares al-Jaabari, in Hebron, West Bank. Israeli security forces have arrested approximately 400 Palestinians since the beginning of October outbreak of violence. (AFP / Getty Images)
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