For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A young shepherd boy carries a lamb on his back in Kashmir, a cargo ship plies up the Mississippi River towards New Orleans in Louisiana, and Buddhist nuns gather as they visit Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar.
The Press Club of Atlantic City announced this week the results for its annual National Headliner Awards and several AP photographers were awarded prizes.
Photos by Ramon Espinosa Two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy trashed Cuba’s second-largest city, 35-year-old Melba Martinez is still out of work and struggling to feed two children on her state ration book and a daily hustle for extra rice or cooking oil.
Photos by Mosa’ab Elshamy Sudan began voting Monday in an election expected to be won by President Omar al-Bashir, the world’s only sitting leader wanted on genocide charges.
Photos by Petros Giannakouris It’s pure rocket science, and residents of this Greek island village love it.
Holy Week is one of the biggest holiday periods in Spain but while many people flock to the beaches, many opt to see the colorful, daily religious processions that take place in towns and cities across the country.
Photos by John Locher This isn’t your 1950s bubble gum and poodle skirts rock ‘n roll.
World in Review is a collection of five photo galleries curated by Associated Press photo editors from each region of the world: Asia, Europe and Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean and the United States.
Photos by Felipe Dana The markets are open around-the-clock, pulling in young mothers, truck drivers, the homeless, anyone looking to get high.
Photos by Muhammed Muheisen Pregnant refugee women living in informal tent settlements are among the most vulnerable of the hundreds of thousands of Syrians who have found shelter in Jordan.
Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses Monday at a public reception the day after their victory over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final.
Photos by Mosa’ab Elshamy In the desert of southern Egypt, workers in limestone pits look as though they stepped out of a blizzard, covered in the white powder of the stones that are the economic lifeblood of this region.
Photos by Daniel Ochoa de Olza Iznajar is a small village of whitewashed buildings and steep cobbled streets in the southern province of Cordoba that takes Holy Week very seriously.
Photos by Khalil Hamra Despondent over the slow pace of post-war reconstruction, displaced Gazans have begun to return to their damaged homes, patching up the structures with cinder blocks and plastic sheets and living in the unstable and unsafe buildings while they wait for promised aid to arrive.
Photos by Ebrahim Noroozi Iran’s historic bathhouses, where patrons are rinsed and massaged beneath graceful archways and tiled walls, may soon disappear as interest in them wanes.
Transportation unions brought Argentina to a standstill on Tuesday with a one-day national strike to protest income tax rates and high inflation they say is eroding their earnings.
The National Press Photographers Association announced this week the results for its annual Best of Photojournalism contest and several AP photographers were awarded prizes.
Photos by Rodrigo Abd They danced all day, until the sun set over Latin America’s oldest bullring. But these were not typical dances of Peru’s highlands.