Shia Muslims grieve during the re-enactment of the battle of #Karbala in Suq al-Shuyoukh, #Iraq. (Hussein Faleh / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 25 – 31 August

People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do. Rob Siltanen

A cow is flown by helicopter from the #Klausen Pass in #Switzerland during the annual cattle drive. (Urs Flueeler / Keystone)
International POW

International POW: 18 – 24 August

If there was an observer on Mars, they would probably be amazed that we have survived this long. Noam Chomsky

People walk by a poster by #TVBOY, depicting Leonardo da Vinci’s #MonaLisa wearing a mask and holding a phone reading ‘Mobile World Virus’, in #Barcelona, #Spain. (Pau Barrena / AFP) #COVID19
International POW

International POW: 18 – 24 February

We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. Albert Einstein

Devotees with lit oil lamps perform religious rituals during the Swasthani Brata Katha festival at #Thecho in #Lalitpur, #Nepal. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 4 – 10 February

Justice is merely incidental to law and order. J. Edgar Hoover

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