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Two days in the life of one of Bali's rare female priests.

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Inside Europe’s longest sled dog race.

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The isolated territory of Somaliland sees the industry as both a blessing and a curse.

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In Kanpur, Hindu nationalism clashes with a billion dollar industry.

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A young Balinese girl believes a stray dog saved her life. Now she's rescued 39.

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At this chaotic pilgrimage in the east of India, the 'lost and found' are mostly people.

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Discover the obscure Orthodox New Year festival of Malanka.

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In Mongolia, traditional Bankhar dogs are returning to their traditional place in society.

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More than 20,000 villages lie abandoned in Russia. Meet the inhabitants who stayed behind.

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Step inside the traditional Indonesian factory that makes ugly noodles.

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A film-maker's snaps of a lavish wedding in Western Sahara confound stereotypes of one of Africa's most poorly understood regions.

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In Lithuania's so-called “appendix,” a forgotten community is caught between progressive Europe and Soviet-era stagnation.

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The Aral Sea was once considered an ecological disaster, but now the fish are back.

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In remote villages across Alaska, residents are fighting a desperate battle against global warming.

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Years of violence and neglect have taken a toll on Baghdad Central Station, but one train conductor hopes for better days.

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In Skidziel, baseball serves as a window to the West and as a reason for hometown pride.

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When the grazing lands of Slovenia's Kamnik region start to brown, the shepherds start their alpine journey to remote Velika Planina.

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“I’m the Naked Cowboy, keeping it real for you”

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In Italy, migrants must wait six months after applying for asylum to work legally. By teaching them farming skills, an organization in Genoa hopes to make them less…

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A quarter of India's population was affected by a massive drought this summer. In the region of Marathwada, farmers are losing hope.

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Life and death in La Rinconada—one of the world's most desolate places.

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Tarok Das had long, frizzy hair and a beaming smile. Under the golden canopy of Shantiniketan’s…

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For tiburoneros, Mexico’s shark fishermen, the biggest threats may be unseen.

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The historic mansions of the West Bengali megacity are reminders of a richer, more flamboyant past

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In southeastern Turkey, young Syrian refugees are juggling, trapezing and stilt-walking toward self-confidence.

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Every year during Maggio Di Accettura in Southern Italy, an oak and a holly tree are joined in a wedding ceremony.

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Bangladesh's leather industry has poisoned Hazaribagh and its residents, but they need it to survive.

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Photographer Jeremy Suyker visits six countries in 10 days with a group of Chinese tourists

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After contracting a deadly disease, these gold miners in South Africa and Lesotho are fighting for compensation.

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Treating the emotional aftermath of three decades of bloodshed in Afghanistan

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How 100,000 Kenyans are redefining what it means to be a Quaker

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Waiting for news about an asylum claim inside a Berlin refugee shelter.

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In Myanmar's Kachin State, the jade industry funds conflict, drugs and corruption.

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Images from SxSW's first Cuban music showcase of five killer acts, set up by Roads and Kingdoms and Fábrica de Arte Cubano, say all the important things about…

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Photographer Karl Mancini documents the most mysterious and disturbing religious rituals of southeast Italy.

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Photographer Ritayan Mukherjee documents his journey on the Gwalior Sheopur Kalan Passenger train, which runs on the longest remaining narrow gauge route in the world.

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A photographer spends time with the temporary residents of a hotel-turned-refugee center in a remote village of northern Norway

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During the Historical Carnival of Ivrea, revelers pelt each other with something much harder, and oranger, than tomatoes

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In the heart of Beijing, a photographer finds tranquility among a group of elderly swimmers.

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In rural Myanmar, a photographer documents the lives threatened by a massive and opaque development project.

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In Southwest Bolivia, the world’s largest salt flats are a source of beauty, money and misery

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More than two years after the deadly Rana Plaza garment factory collapse, reforms still haven’t reached the most vulnerable workers.

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South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, has finally emerged from a two-year civil war. Can either side win the peace?

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A look at the Mexican matriarchal society that inspired Frida Kahlo.

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Over the past year, photographers from the agency Metrography have been working on a collaborative project that documents the crisis of displacement inside Iraqi Kurdistan.

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In the south of Indonesia's Sulawesi island, an ethnic group called the Toraja honor ancestors by digging out their corpses every three years.

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Legendary photojournalist David Burnett turns his lens on his adopted city and plays host to a group of international photographers

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During new year celebrations, members of the Sufi order of Rifa'i pursue a highly painful form of devotion.

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During Yadnya Kasada, the Tengger people of Indonesia climb Mount Bromo and throw money, rice, fruit, vegetables, goats, chickens, and even cows into the volcano’s crater.

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A photographer documents Georgia's only Motorcycle Club in their Tbilisi headquarters

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The trains come and go, but the most fascinating people in Myanmar's Central train station aren't the travelers.

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More and more women are learning how to drive professionally in a country where they are often pressured into marrying young and staying at home.

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Twenty years after the war ended, Bosnia and Herzegovina is still the most mine-ridden country in Europe.

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On Sumbawa Island, young boys face injury and death to keep a tradition alive.

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The Leadville Trail 100 takes competitors though creeks, forest, and meadows at vomit-inducing altitudes.

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Photos of one of Chechnya's growing Islamic schools , where young boys study to become hafiz -memorizing the Koran.

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During the International Military Pilgrimage, one of Catholicism's holiest sites reveals a different face.

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A photographer attends one of the largest demobilization ceremonies of child soldiers in South Sudan.

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Photographer Mike Huniewicz travels across Mauritania in a wagon filled with iron ore.

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Followers of an ancient religion have found an unlikely home in Australia, but keeping the faith alive is a daily struggle.

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Photographer Claudio Montesano Casillas retraces the life of a young victim of the infamous 2013 Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh.

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Stateless in their own country, many of Myanmar's Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh. But to get by in a foreign and hostile land, they must often pretend…

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Every year, a historic and violent tournament is held in the Italian city, pitting four neighborhoods against each other.

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In a remote state in northeastern India, a relatively unknown and complex insurgency is waging war on the women left behind.

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In rural Ontario, a decrepit nuclear fallout shelter awaits the end times

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It doesn't matter how many times you tell the cook to go easy on the peppers, anything you order in Chongqing is going to be hot.

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The Wakhan is as close to a tourist destination as you’re likely to find in Afghanistan, and an entirely worthy one at that.

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Displaced by Iraq's new crises and the advance of ISIS, a Sunni and a Christian family have found peace living in the same house in Kirkuk.

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Photographer Alessandro Sala documents the rigors of Parmigiano production - a cheese with many imitators, but no equal

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Souvid Datta shares moments from a month spent in the country's capital.

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Ecuador never got the credit it deserved for its exquisite traditional straw hats, and now, they're in danger of disappearing for good

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Since 2001, the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru has been the site of a detention center used by Australia to house asylum seekers.

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Ever since Kurdish fighters pushed back against ISIS last summer, the media has struggled to pinpoint exactly who the peshmerga are. Over the course of six months, Jacob…

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As a child, Marcio Pimenta wondered about the men working in the sugar cane fields near his home in eastern Brazil. Thirty years later, he decided to photograph…

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In the Ukrainian town where Flight MH17 was blown out of the sky, 90 percent of adults are out of work, young men drink vodka on airplane seats,…

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Photographer Liza Van Der Stock’s intimate project about a porn-producing family in Flanders was shortlisted for the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards.

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On the tiny islands of Pabellon in the Philippines, the art of harvesting birds' nests has endured for hundreds of years.

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Every year, the Vatican's priests, deacons and seminarians from across the world compete in a soccer tournament. Spend a week with the 2014 winners.

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Around 100,000 Sahrawis live as refugees in the Algerian desert, dreaming of the day Western Sahara will be theirs again.

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An Italian photographer goes to Ecuador to track down ‘vegetable ivory’, a plant that could one day replace elephant ivory in global markets.

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Thailand has one of the highest rates of traffic fatalities. Volunteer ambulance crews like the Pingnakorn Emergency Rescue are always in demand

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As basketball rises in popularity in Bolivia, teams are recruiting more and more American players, who have to learn a new language on and off the court -…

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Awsard, a small village in Western Sahara, is located 170 miles from the nearest food market. A five minute walk, however, will take you to a massive Moroccan…

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In Burkina Faso, a group of activists headed by a charismatic rapper is working to clean up the government.

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Photographer Paul O'Mara lives five miles from the Rome International Speedway in Northwest Georgia. His report of a season at the track.

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The Cuban-American artist Edel Rodriguez recounts his trip back to Havana after emigrating 34 years ago, putting a human face to the highly political news of détente between…

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In the depth of Azerbaijan's earth boils a holy fire that has shaped the country's history and people for millennia.

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This stretch of pristine sand beach in Sri Lanka is a tourist’s dream. But as Marco Ferrarese discovers, it also has a dark side.

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A photographer takes family portraits in the surreal environment that is the aftermath of war.

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Pop singer Helly Luv cavorts with lions, throws molotov cocktails and dances with AK47-waving peshmerga – and doesn’t wear an awful lot doing it.

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Putting it all on horse number four at the Chiang Mai race track.

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Fighting has started again in the world's youngest country. But an old truth still reigns: women always pay a high price for wars started by men.

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Making Parma ham the right way requires an assembly line of skilled craftsmen. Photographer Alessandro Iovino visits Il Gazzolo Di Alberto Galloni e Figli, a producer in Langhirano…

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Since 2007, Hawre Khalid has been photographing his hometown of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq, a multicultural place where Arabs, Kurds, Turkmen, Christians and foreign workers live together.

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After working as a correspondent in Africa, a British writer discovers an album of photographs mysteriously taken in Sierra Leone during the 19th century.

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Independent or not, Scots will continue to gather in the highlands for feats of strength and other forms of absurdity

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An unlikely project has turned the ancient village of Erriadh on Tunisia’s Djerba island into a sprawling open-air graffiti exhibition.

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If you want to get close to regular North Koreans, forget Pyongyang. Try the beach resort of Wonsan, where Dear Leader’s people frolic in the surf.

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After centuries as an iconic Cockney ingredient, the always slithering, often jellied eel has fallen on hard times.

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Only recently released from the rule of the military junta, Myanmar is struggling to hold its varying ethnic and religious groups together.

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Their team succumbed to Germany on the pitch, but everywhere in Rio, Argentina was winning.

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A Russian and a Ukranian photographer spend a month in Paducah, Kentucky, to create a portrait of an artist community.

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Photographer Eric Kruszewski took a job at Davis Amusement Cascadia to document the poetry and pain of life on the road with the carnival.

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In the middle of the billowing dunes of the Lençois do Maranhão National Park, one small village tries to survive in the empty vastness.

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Fueled by Bangladesh's construction boom, the stone trade in Jaflong is brutalizing humans and nature alike.

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Photographer Andrew Stanbrige attends the Taungbyone Nat Festival in Burma, where ladyboys reenact the lives of two brothers slain centuries ago.

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