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

Riot police pull a protestor during a protest seeking to prevent MPs and government officials from reaching the parliament for a vote of confidence, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS) #لبنان_ينتفض
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 6 – 12 February

Get to know the right, then you would know the people of right. Right Is not measured by its men, but men are measured by their right. Ali Bin Abi Thalib

An anti-government protester reads a novel as he sits on the pavement near a tire fire during a demonstration in #Najaf, #Iraq. (HAIDAR HAMDANI / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 21 – 27 January

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead. – Aristotle

A #cat yawns as it sits in a lane between ash-covered trees and buildings from the eruption of the #Taal #volcano, in the village of #BusoBuso, #Philippines. (AFP)
International POW

International POW: 14 – 20 January

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud. Émile Zola

A #kangaroo rushes past a burning house in Lake #Conjola, #Australia. (Matthew Abbott / The New York Times via Redux)
International POW

International POW: 31 December – 6 January

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny. Paulo Coelho

Syrians, who have been displaced due to the ongoing attacks carried out by the #Assad regime and #Russia, stay at a makeshift camp, in #Idlib, #Syria. (Muhammed Said / Anadolu Agency)
International POW

International POW: 24 – 30 December

In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of. Confucius

#Women stand with aid items received from a charity, in #Herat, #Afghanistan. (Stringer / AFP / Getty)
International POW

International POW: 17 – 23 December

I do not wish women to have power over men but over themselves.
Mary Shelley

Mourners at a funeral for two security officers who died during protests over petrol price hikes, in #Tehran, #Iran. (Fatemeh Bahrami / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 19 – 25 November

Since governments take the right of death over their people, it is not astonishing if the people should sometimes take the right of death over governments. – Guy de Maupassant

Young #women in costumes pose in front of the Cologne Cathedral as they celebrate the start of the carnival season in #Germany. (OLIVER BERG / DPA)
International POW

International POW: 12 – 18 November

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller

Young people gathered in response to #Sweden activist Greta #Thunberg 's call regarding the environment, in Martyrs Square downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Nabil Ismail / L’Orient Le Jour)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 19 – 25 September

Youth offers the promise of happiness, but life offers the realities of grief. Nicholas Sparks