Students take part in a training session at the Ministry of Fun #Santa School, as it develops an online app for children to speak with Santa during the #Christmas season, #UK. (Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 10 – 16 November

The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live. George Carlin

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

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

A supporter of outgoing Lebanese premier Saad #Hariri shouts at army soldiers during a protest in #Beirut's Corniche al-Mazraa neighbourhood, #Lebanon. (AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 19 – 25 December

Anyone in a position of power is either corrupt or assumed to be corrupt, and the assumption of corruption is as bad as the reality of it. Stanley A. McChrystal

#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

Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 20 – 26 December

Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. – Bob Marley

Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 13 – 19 December

It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own.  Harry S. Truman

International POW

International POW: 11 – 17 December

If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.  Amit Ray

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

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.