Photos by Muhammed Muheisen Rich countries should spend less on weapons in the Syrian civil war and more on education, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said Monday, calling world leaders “quite stingy” as she toured a camp for the conflict’s refugees.
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 Amel Emric Twenty years ago Saturday, Bosnian Serb troops led by Gen. Ratko Mladic carried out Europe’s worst carnage since the end of World War II — a massacre of 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys that a United Nations court calls a genocide.
Photos by Oded Balilty The year is 1187 and the crusader kingdom of Jerusalem is beginning to collapse. At the Battle of Hattin, sword-wielding soldiers on horseback chant in Arabic, looking to behead their Christian targets.
Photos by Mosa’ab Elshamy Lush green farms once stretched all around the Nile River, the fertile dark soil a vital source of life since the Pharaonic times, when ancient Egyptians developed some of the first sophisticated farming methods in the region.
Photos by Jae C. Hong At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border last year.
Photos by Dolores Ochoa Rich indigenous traditions dating back centuries before European priests arrived in the New World are on display throughout South America.
Each month, The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
Photos by Felipe Dana It’s dawn and barefoot boys are hustling down the inclined alleys of Rio de Janeiro slums, surfboards under their arms.
Photos by Gemunu Amarasinghe All he did was ask to go home. The last time the Burmese slave made the same request, he was beaten almost to death.