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Apr 24, 2018
by Sohrab Hura
At age 26 Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the heir to the throne of Rajpipla, was wed to a suitable princess. He had hoped that a “normal” marriage followed by the birth of children would bring peace to his mind, but he was more miserable than ever. The marriage had not been consummated and after just a year together, Gohil’s bride filed for divorce. Confused and frustrated with himself, he suffered... More...
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Apr 24, 2018
by Moises Saman
Eight years after the end of Sri Lanka´s civil war, women are still desperately trying to receive information about their missing loved ones, Amnesty International estimates the number of disappeared could be as high as 100,000. The U.N. says the country has the second highest number of reported disappearances of all nations since 1980, behind Iraq.
Moises Saman examined the North’s difficult post-war... More...
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Apr 24, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
As it emerges that the UK government was aware of the uncertain status of the Windrush generation for years we take a look at images from our archive of the influence and impact of those who came to the UK during this time to seek new lives, many of them as children - believing in their status as British citizens until later in life when the government having destroyed their documentation denied their... More...
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Apr 17, 2018
by Larry Towell
This region of eastern Ukraine includes both the separatist Donetsk and Luhansk districts (the self-declared Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics) and the area controlled by the Ukrainian Army. There is no physical demarcation. Before the war, Donbass was the most densely populated territory of Ukraine, apart from the capital city of Kiev.
The region sits on a rich vein of coal which built its economy... More...
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Apr 17, 2018
by Peter van Agtmael
On March 9th hundreds of people lined up in front of John Glenn’s former suburban Maryland home with hopes of buying mementos of the late astronaut/politician. The estate sale included items such as his Senate chair, jewelry, home/office decorations, and clothing related to his military service and 1998 space flight. Understandably, prices were set high - one of the flight jackets sold for $28,500.... More...
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Apr 17, 2018
by Cristina de Middel
When the borders are highlighted it is the time to wonder what they enclose, what is so valuable and unique that allows no mixture.
Amongst the multiple and tendentious definitions of concepts like “nation”, “country” and “homeland”, it‘s beyond its geographical and territorial understanding that juggle our emotions, our pride, our memories and even our idea of honour. National identity has always... More...
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Apr 10, 2018
by Jonas Bendiksen
The Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue, otherwise known at ICE-SAR, are an independent organisation made up of an active membership of around 4000 volunteers. Founded in 1918 ICE-SAR has saved countless lives in Iceland, in 2017 alone responding to over 1000 call outs.

Jonas Bendiksen travelled to Reykjavík to photograph a team of ICE-SAR volunteers on a practice run.

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