Samih Kaeden marks a calendar which shows the number of days left to meet his son who has been detained for 17 years in an #Israeli prison, in #Rafah, #Palestine. (Anadolu Agency)
International POW

International POW: 7- 13 July

If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. Paulo Coelho

Visitors hold aloft reproductions of the Mona Lisa outside the Louvre, #Paris, #France. (Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 30 June – 6 July

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

Agustina Canamero, 81, and Pascual Pérez, 84, hug and kiss through a plastic film screen to minimise the risk of catching #coronavirus, at a nursing home in #Barcelona, #Spain. (Emilio Morenatti / AP)
International POW

International POW:23 – 29 June

The scariest thing about distance is that you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you. – Nicholas Spark

Nursery plants in seats during a rehearsal at the Gran Teatre del Liceu. The opera is reopening its doors with a concert for plants, in #Barcelona, #Spain. (Nacho Doce / Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 16 – 22 June

I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world. – Tupac

A man paints a security camera during a protest against police brutality, in Mexico City, #Mexico. (Anadolu Agency / Getty)
International POW

International POW: 9 – 15 June

If we believe in nothing, if nothing has any meaning and if we can affirm no values whatsoever, then everything is possible and nothing has any importance. Albert Camus

A face masks vendor waits for customers, in #Tangerang, #Indonesia. (Adek Berry / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 2 – 8 June

It makes me sad when I find sisters who aren’t joyful. They might smile, but with just a smile they could be flight attendants! – Pope Francis

A protester gathers with others outside the city hall after George Floyd died in police custody in #Minneapolis, #Minnesota, #US. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 26 May – 1 June

A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones. – Nelson Mandela

A picture of a student is seen on a tablet that is placed on a robot during an event they called "cyber-graduation" at a school at #Taguig in #Manila, #Philippines. (AP) #coronavirus
International POW

International POW: 19 – 25 May

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt

#Shia Muslims gather at the Imam Ali shrine on Laylat al-Qadr, a night during #Ramadan which marks the moment the first verses of the Qur’an were revealed to Prophet Muhammad, in #Najaf, #Iraq. (Haidar Hamdani / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 12 – 18 May

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right. Abraham Lincoln

A police officer wears 'Thermal Corona Combat Headgear' to monitor the temperature of commuters for #coronavirus, in #NewDelhi, #India. (Adnan Abidi / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 5 – 11 May

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them. Antoine de Saint-Exupery