Photos by Gregorio Borgia A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, killing at least 73 people and injuring hundreds more as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors with bulldozers and their bare hands.
Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Imagine the entire population of Britain uprooted: The U.N. refugee agency says just over that number — 65 million people — were displaced worldwide by the end of last year, easily setting a new postwar record, as it warned that European and other rich nations can expect the tide to continue if root causes aren’tContinue reading “World Refugee Day”
For 14 years, AP correspondent Nicole Winfield has covered the Vatican, a firsthand witness to papal practices, seeing a side of Francis that few have glimpsed over his travels to South America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
This week, Associated Press staff photographer based in Rome Gregorio Borgia took over our Instagram feed with photos from Europe’s mounting migrant crisis.
For the hundreds of thousands of migrants on the move across Europe, the pace of a day is dictated by forces almost entirely beyond their control: the heat of the sun, the location of guards or police, the reliability of a cellphone signal.
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.