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”
Pictures of the Year International (POYi) announced this week the results for its annual photojournalism contest and several AP photographers were awarded prizes.
Anyone hoping that Greece might finally have a quiet year was quickly disappointed in 2015.
Photos by Santi Palacios and Manu Brabo At the edge of a Balkan vineyard, Mohammed al-Haj lay down under a tree to collect his thoughts.
Photos by Santi Palacios The migrants arrive by the hundreds on the beaches of the Greek island of Lesbos. And in their eagerness to move on, they leave behind belongings they carried on their backs.
Among the hundreds of thousands of people making their way across Europe, fleeing conflict and poverty in places like Syria and Iraq, there are many families whose young children find things to smile about even after harrowing experiences and long journeys.
Each month The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
For the millions of Muslims abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset every day during Islam’s holiest month of Ramadan, that first sip of water after a grueling fast is by far the most anticipated moment of the day.