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

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

The " #Colacho", jumps over babies lying on a mattress in the street during 'El Salto del Colacho' (The Devil's Jump) baby jumping festival, in the village of Castrillo de Murcia, near #Burgos, in #Spain. (CESAR MANSO / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 25 June – 1 July

There is no creation without tradition; the ‘new’ is an inflection on a preceding form; novelty is always a variation on the past. – Carlos Fuentes

Double amputee dog #CoraRose balances on her hind legs to watch Zach Skow repairing her cart on a street in #Washington, U.S. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 14 – 20 May

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu

Police detain a protester after marching on #Taksim Square to celebrate #MayDay in #Istanbul, #Turkey. (Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 30 April – 6 May

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.  - Alice Walker

A child sits in a pram in the battle-stricken village, in #Baghuz, #Syria. (Rodi Said / Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 5 – 11 March

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Protesters demonstrate against the government and a lack of basic services, in #Basra, #Iraq. (Haidar Mohammed Ali / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 4 – 10 September

Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that create huge inequalities. – Pope Francis

Protesters gather during a demonstration against the newly proposed income tax reforms and hike in petrol tax in #Amman, #Jordan.
International POW

International POW: 29 May – 4 June

It is the purpose of government to see that not only the legitimate interests of the few are protected but that the welfare and rights

Russian President Vladimir Putin giving German Chancellor Angela Merkel a bouquet during their meeting in Sochi, Russia. (Mikhail Klimentyev / SPUTNIK)
International POW

International POW: 22 – 28 May

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. – Friedrich Nietzsche

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, leaves the room as Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour, front right, prepares to address a Security Council meeting on the situation in Gaza, in New York, US. (AP)
International POW

International POW: 15 – 21 May

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. – George Bernard Shaw