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

Acrobats with #DuoLaos of #Spain perform during the 13th International Circus festival, in #Budapest, #Hungary. (Attila Kisbenedek / AFP / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 7 – 13 January

In the midst of winter, I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus

A woman on the outskirts of the town of #TalTamr, near the #Syria Kurdish town of Ras al-Ain, along the border with #Turkey in the northeastern #Hassakeh province, with smoke from tire fires billowing in the background, to decrease visibility for Turkish warplanes that are part of operation "#PeaceSpring.". (Delil Souleiman / AFP via Getty)
International POW

International POW: 14 – 21 October

You only feel powerless because your fear has given your power to the object of your fear. Once you realise this, you can claim it back.― Kamand Kojouri

A firefighter stands in front of a fire in the #Amazon basin in the #Sorriso municipality, #Brazil. (Mayke Toscano / AFP / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 27 August – 2 September

When something’s ending, you go through so many phases, and it can be frustrating. But once you’re out on the other side, it’s like you can really see all the crazy phases you went through. Norah Jones

An injured civilian walks away from the scene after being wounded in a bomb blast in the capital #Mogadishu, #Somalia. (AP)
International POW

International POW: 6 – 12 November

Every time a stupid politician says something stupid, you don’t have to reply to him, because it is nonsense to shoo every barking dog away!

MPs argue over the impeachment of the economy and finance minister, Masoud Karbasian, during a session at the parliament, in #Tehran, #Iran. (Abedin Taherkenareh / EPA)
International POW

International POW: 21 – 27 August

In order that every man presents his views without penalty, there must be a spirit of tolerance in the entire population. – Albert Einstein

Holy women belonging to the #Jain community wade through a waterlogged street after heavy #rain, in #Ahmedabad, #India. (Amit Dave / Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 17 – 23 July

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country. – Margaret Thatcher

Fans celebrate on the Champs-Elysees avenue after #France win the football #WorldCup final against #Croatia, in #Paris. (Charles Platiau / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 10 – 16 July

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no

Blooming trees are seen along a street in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Joseph Eid / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW : 8- 14 March

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. – Iris

Pakistani revelers take part in a camel rally in Karachi ahead of the celebration of Christmas. (ASIF HASSAN / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 20 – 26 December

Remember, if Christmas isn’t found in your heart, you won’t find it under a tree. – Charlotte Carpenter