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A rally in support of detained and injured participants of the protests that erupted in the aftermath of the disputed presidential election, in #Minsk, #Belarus. (Tatiana Zenkovich / EPA)
International POW

International POW: 11 – 17 August

You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results. Mahatma Gandhi

A noose and a gallows hanging from the Martyrs' Statue along with Lebanese national flags, at the Martyrs' Square in the centre of #Lebanon's capital #Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 6 -12 August

I have been heaven’s substitute to recompense the good – now the god of vengeance yields to me his power to punish the wicked! Alexandre Dumas

A law enforcement officer gestures next to a man laying on the ground during clashes with opposition supporters after polls closed at the presidential election in #Minsk, #Belarus. (Vasily Fedosenko / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 4 – 10 August

The tragedy of this world is that no one is happy, whether stuck in a time of pain or joy. Alan Lightman

An injured man rests in a chair after a large explosion in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Daniel Carde / Getty Images)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 30 July – 5 August

So tired you want to quit, then you get more tired, and forget to quit. Charles Bukowski

An #Iranian health worker reads the #Koran on #Arafat day at the #Tehran University Campus mosque. (AFP / STR)
International POW

International POW: 28 July – 3 August

If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success. James Cameron

A woman raises her arms in front of security forces standing guard in front of the World Bank offices in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 23 – 29 July

Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man. Friedrich Nietzsche

Merchants show off their horses' strength during a horse cart race in Cairo, Egypt. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 21 – 27 July

If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough. Mario Andretti

A hundred people gathered to support the people arrested during the Lebanese uprising, in front of the Justice Palace, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Laurent Perpigna Iban / Hans Lucas)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 16 – 22 July

It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. – Madeleine Albright

Tercio Galdino, 66, chronic lung disease, gives the thumbs-up to people riding a motorcycle as he and his wife Alicea Galdino walk along Leme beach in protective suits, in #Rio de Janeiro, #Brazil. (AFP) #covid19
International POW

International POW: 14 – 20 July

No nation which expects to be the leader of other nations can expect to stay behind in the race for space. John F. Kennedy

The accumulation of waste in the streets of Beirut after the workers went on strike to not pay their dues by the government, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Marwan Tahtah / APA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 9 – 15 July

It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld