Bernat Armangue, an award-winning photographer, was born in Barcelona and joined the AP there in 2003. He moved to Jerusalem in 2008 where he spent 5 years covering the Middle East, focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Associated Press Photographer Bernat Armangue is shown in this undated photo. (AP Photo)
In 2014, he moved to New Delhi to become the AP’s chief photographer for South Asia. He has covered stories ranging from the Arab Spring to the political violence in Kenya in 2008 to Nelson Mandela’s funeral in South Africa. He also has extensive sports experience, including coverage of multiple Summer Olympics to the French Open in Tennis to the Formula One World Championship.
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Bachhu Singh, an Indian Hindu man from Baumchalla, poses for a portrait during Lathmar Holy festival, in Barsana 115 kilometers ( 71 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, March 9, 2014. The colorful holiday, celebrated mainly in India and Nepal, marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Fireworks explode behind the Olympic torch after it was lit at end of the opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Indian Hindu devotees splash water on a large statue of the elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha before immersing it in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesha Chaturthi in Mumbai, India, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
A Palestinian muslim worshipper walks in an alley of Jerusalem’s Old City, on her way to pray at the Al Aqsa Mosque on the third Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Aug. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
A Palestinian demonstrator gestures atop the separation barrier, moments after knocking down a segment of the concrete wall, during a protest against the barrier in the West Bank village of Nilin, near Ramallah, Friday, Nov. 6, 2009. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Smoke rises after an Israeli forces strike in Gaza City, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Catholic clergy walk holding candles during the Holy Thursday procession of the Washing of the Feet inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem’s Old City, Thursday, April 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Palestinian women wait to cross the Qalandia checkpoint on their way to pray at the Al Aqsa Mosque on the first Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, at the Qalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem, Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Ethiopian Orthodox Christian pilgrims pray inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the site of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, during the Eastern Orthodox Easter week in Jerusalem’s Old City, Wednesday, March 31, 2010. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
A youth plays with a soccer ball before the World Cup group F soccer match between Italy and New Zealand at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa, Sunday, June 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Glen Amadi, 6, poses in an orphanage on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, Friday Feb. 15, 2008. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Magnets for sale are displayed on the car of a Palestinian man at the Kalandia checkpoint, between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Aug. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
USA’s Stuart McNay and Graham Biehl, foreground, compete during the 470 class race at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in Weymouth and Portland, England. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
An Orthodox priest hears the confession of a nun inside the Church of the Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, during Orthodox Christmas celebrations in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, late Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
A cat sleeps next to a Kalashnikov weapon on a Hamas security check point in Gaza City, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Indian Muslims offer prayers to mark the festival of Eid al-Adha at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
An albino man sleeps surrounded by piles of equipment in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Many laborers in the Indian capital have no permanent residence and are forced to sleep in the streets. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Masked Palestinians hurl stones at Israeli troops, not seen, during clashes outside the Ofer military prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, May 15, 2012 during the 64th anniversary of “Nakba”, Arabic for catastrophe, the term used to mark the events leading to Israel’s founding in 1948. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled or were forced from their villages during the war over Israel’s 1948 creation, an event they commemorate every year as their “Nakba”. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
A child dressed in a clown costume, participates with other Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men in the Purim festival at a synagogue in Jerusalem, Thursday, March 8, 2012. The Jewish holiday of Purim celebrates the Jews’ salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Scroll of Esther. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
In this Nov. 18, 2012 photo, a Palestinian man kisses the hand of a dead relative in the morgue of Shifa Hospital in Gaza City. This photo was one in a series of images by Associated Press photographer Bernat Armangue that won the first place prize in the World Press Photo 2013 photo contest for the Spot News series category. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Khanyile Diko cheers while waiting for the motorcade transporting the body of Nelson Mandela in the town of Mthatha on its way to Qunu, South Africa Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Brazil’s Neymar leaps in the air to celebrate after scoring his side’s second goal during the group A World Cup soccer match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Birds fly past as a man rows his boat in River Yamuna in the morning in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. Clogged with garbage, sewage and industrial runoff, the Yamuna, which is one of Indiaís major rivers, is also one of the most polluted.(AP Photo/Benat Armangue)
A young Indian Shiite Muslim flagellates himself during a procession to mark Ashoura in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Shiites mark Ashoura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram, to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Lead Image Caption: A Palestinian demonstrator gestures atop the separation barrier, moments after knocking down a segment of the concrete wall, during a protest against the barrier in the West Bank village of Nilin, near Ramallah, Friday, Nov. 6, 2009. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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