A #woman with a large cross gestures to police during a protest against planned new regulations of the infection protection law, in #Berlin, #Germany. (Jan Scheunert / ZUMA Wire / REX / Shutterstock)
International POW

International POW: 17 – 23 November

God created war so that Americans would learn geography. Mark Twain

Students take part in a training session at the Ministry of Fun #Santa School, as it develops an online app for children to speak with Santa during the #Christmas season, #UK. (Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 10 – 16 November

The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live. George Carlin

President Donald #Trump speaks at the #WhiteHouse, #US. (Evan Vucci / AP)
International POW

International POW: 3 – 9 November

You wouldn’t let your grandparents pick your playlist. Why would you let them pick your representative who’s going to determine your future? – Barack Obama

A mural on a wall shows French President #Macron and the French flag with shoe prints in protest against Macron’s latest comments about Islam, in #Gaza, #Palestine. (Abed Alrahman Alkahlout / Quds Net)
International POW

International POW: 27 October – 2 November

Religion is like a pair of shoes…..Find one that fits for you, but don’t make me wear your shoes. – George Carlin

Supporters of Donald #Trump cheer as he arrives for a campaign rally, in Circleville, #Ohio, #US. (Evan Vucci / AP)
International POW

International POW: 20 – 26 October

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. – Plato

A demonstrator flies a Chilean flag outside the burning church of #Asuncion, set on fire by protesters, on the commemoration of the first anniversary of the social uprising, in #Santiago, #Chile. (Martin Bernetti / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 13 – 19 October

Your pretty empire took so long to build, now, with a snap of history’s fingers, down it goes. Alan Moore

#Shiite Muslim pilgrims are sprayed with water to cool them off as they make their way to the holy city of #Karbala, ahead of the holy Shi'ite ritual of #Arbaeen, in #Baghdad, #Iraq. (THAIER AL-SUDANI / REUTERS )
International POW

International POW: 6 – 12 October

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. Saint Augustine

Elephants forage for food at a rubbish dump encroaching on their jungle habitat, in #Oluvil, #SriLanka. (Tharmaplan Tilaxan / Cover Images)
International POW

International POW: 29 September – 5 October

It is just like man’s vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions. Mark Twain

A #woman pulls a baby on a pallet as they prepare to move to a new temporary camp for migrants and #refugees, on the island of #Lesbos, #Greece. (Yara Nardi / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 22 -28 September

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all. EMILY DICKINSON

A woman cleans her eyes with water after police fired teargas at migrants who threw stones during a protest to demand shelter after the #Moria camp burned down, in #Lesbos, #Greece. (Angelos Tzortzinis / AFP / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 15 – 21 September

Whoever lives sincerely and encounters much trouble and disappointment, but is not bowed down by them, is worth more than one who has always sailed before the wind and has only known relative prosperity. Vincent van Gogh