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.
Category Archives: Jan 2016 – 1
My Time with the Kings
In a new memoir, “My Time with the Kings: A Reporter’s Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement,” retired Associated Press reporter Kathryn Johnson describes civil rights flashpoints she covered in the 1960s and details her close relationship with the movement’s leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and his family.
Brazil’s Artisanal Miners Seek Diamonds at Abandoned Mine
Photos by Felipe Dana Far into the heart of Brazil’s Minas Gerais state, rural miners explore the massive craters left behind by giant mining companies in search of diamonds.
David Bowie Changed the Very Meaning of Being a Rock Star
David Bowie made clear, in a way that was exhilarating and sometimes frightening, what every rock star since Elvis Presley and Little Richard had been telling us all along — that anything was possible.
Migrants Trapped in Greece
Photos by Thanassis Stavrakis Dreams rarely come true, at least not for long.
January 6, 2016
January 5, 2016
A Look at Where Countries Stand in Saudi Arabia-Iran Dispute
Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which began with the kingdom’s execution of a Shiite cleric and escalated with attacks on Saudi diplomatic posts in the Islamic Republic, have countries around the world responding by choosing sides or urging calm.
January 4, 2016
California Grants Rare Look Inside Largest Death Row
Photos by Ben Margot With executions on hold in California and a death penalty appeals process that can take years, many inmates on the nation’s largest death row say they spend little time worrying about the lethal injection that may one day kill them.