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

A Lebanese flag flutters amidst high waves during stormy weather along the coast of the town of #Kfarabida, north of #Byblos, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 26 December – 1 January

The person who knows which way the storm will follow is never afraid of the storm! Mehmet Murat ildan

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 statue of #Christ the Redeemer is seen as fireworks explode over #Copacabana beach during #NewYear celebrations in #Rio de Janeiro, #Brazil. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 1 – 7 January

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Martin Luther King Jr.

International POW

International POW: 25 – 31 December

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a

A man reads a newspaper as he takes part in the annual 'No Trousers On The Tube Day' (No Pants Subway Ride) at Liverpool Street Station in London. (AFP)
International POW

International POW: 2 – 8 January

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. – William Faulkner

Confetti is seen in the sky of Beirut during New Year's celebrations.
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW : 28 December – 3 January

Most have been forgotten. Most deserve to be forgotten. The heroes will always be remembered. The best. The best and the worst. And a few

People watch as fireworks explode over Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Lucas Landau / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 26 December – 1 January

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy.

The sister of Elias Wardini, who was killed in Reina attack, reaches out to touch his coffin during his funeral in Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW : 29 December – 4 January

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your

International POW

International POW: 29 December – 4 January

Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die, Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly. – Langston Hughes.