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AFP correspondent in Burundi detained and beaten

Burundian journalist and AFP correspondent Esdras Ndikumana said he was arrested by government security forces and badly beaten on Sunday at the scene of the assassination of a top general.<p>Ndikumana, who also works for France's RFI radio, said he was taking pictures at the site of the attack in the …

This Guy Follows His Girlfriend Around To The Most Exotic Locations In The World

Have you ever gone on a trip with a photographer who just won't give it a rest? No matter what your do, they're have to view everything through the …

Photography

Indonesia to scrap visas for British travellers

Currently British tourists have to pay US $35 (£23) upon arrival in <b>Indonesia</b> for a tourist visa. But under the new rules, reported by property news wesbite opp.today, they will be able to stay visa-free for up to 30 days.<p>Chinese, Russian and US citizens will also be among the 30 nationalities to be …

Photographer’s 100-Year-Old Notebook Discovered in Antarctica After Snow Melts

A photographer’s notebook from over a century ago has been discovered in Antarctica. It belonged to British explorer and photographer George Murray …

How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

Don’t let your black and white images fall flat. Bring out the true beauty of your photographs by adding vibrancy and creamy tones. Zach & Jody show …

Tutorials

Boko Haram Reportedly Abducts 60 Women And Girls In Nigeria, Even As Ceasefire Deal Still Mooted

Suspected Boko Haram militants have reportedly kidnapped more women and girls from two villages in Northern Nigeria, days after Nigeria's government …

A Kurdish Female Fighter's War Story: 'I Don't Know How Many I've Killed in Kobani - I Don't See Isis as Human'

<b>Kurdistan's female fighters are making history in their struggle with Islamic State (Isis) militants in Kobani. Never before have female combatants</b> …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I've learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Australia Dumps Its Refugees on Cambodia

Five detainees on the South Pacific island of Nauru have stitched their lips together in response to the arrangement signed last Friday for Australia to palm off unwanted refugees to Cambodia in exchange for $35 million in aid.<p><i>September 26, Phnom Penh. Civil society groups, led by monks from the</i> …

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

China needs to fix trade practices, according to White House<p>Video shows rhinoceros ramming car in safari park<p>Pakistan's new prime minister faces …

Human Rights

‘Their fight is our fight’: Kurds rush from across Turkey to defend Kobani

In the village of Yumurtalik, just over two miles west of the Syrian town of Kobani on the Turkish side of the border, picnic blankets dot a pistachio orchard; groups of men and women sit around eating and chatting. Some distribute flatbreads, olives and cheese, while others stand at the edge of a …

How much will it cost Britain to bomb ISIS?

Britain joined the U.S. and its allies in the fight against ISIS -- but any mission will come with a huge price tag.<p>The UK parliament has approved airstrikes in Iraq against the terror group which prime minister David Cameron has called one of "staggering" brutality.<p>Cameron had said Britain should …

Opinion: Airstrikes will not beat ISIS

The UK has become one of the latest Western countries to enter the coalition fighting ISIS, with Parliament voting Friday to endorse British military engagement in Iraq through airstrikes.<p>The vote came shortly after Prime Minister David Cameron's speech during the United Nations General Assembly in …

Iraq Crisis: RAF Jets Sent To Iraq After MPs Give Green Light For Action Against Islamic State

RAF warplanes have been sent to Iraq after Parliament gave the green light to launch Britain's first air strikes against Islamic State (IS) jihadists.<p>…

‘Deadline’: A Fascinating Look Behind the Scenes of a Struggling Philadelphia Newspaper

<i>Don Sapatkin, Deputy Science & Medicine Editor, 6:44pm, 2009</i><p>With the increased presence of large-scale media conglomerates and online news forums, …

Fireworks in Japan

Project info<p>In Japan, many fireworks' festival are held in August. This is because Japanese August has a special period called O-bon, when dead ancestors come back to this world to meet us. In case they are lost on their way to us, fireworks become a milestone for them. Fireworks are launched for …

AFP Apologizes for Syndicating Stolen Image, Wired in by Stringer Covering War In Iraq

Agence France-Presse, more commonly known as AFP, is in the hot seat once again, less than a year after they and Getty were ordered to pay $1.2 …

Pro Tip: Some Airlines Have a Special Luggage Allowance for Media So You Can Pack More Gear

If you’ve ever shot on-location somewhere far away, you probably had to make this tough decision: what gear do I take and what do I leave at the …

Israel steps up Gaza ground offensive, civilian casualties grow

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel warned on Friday it could “significantly widen” a Gaza land offensive but was cautioned by its main ally, the United States, about the risks of further escalation as Palestinian civilian deaths mounted.<p>Palestinian officials said 58 Palestinians, at least 15 of them …

6 Lessons Travel Teaches You That College Never Will

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>Travel versus college: the eternal debate rages on with no clear-cut winner. Faced with rising tuition costs and a less than satisfying job market, many would-be college students are ditching their knapsacks and textbooks for rucksacks and guidebooks. But is putting your future …

‘End the siege!’ Thousands in Oslo & London protest Israeli offensive in Gaza (PHOTOS)

Thousands have turned out in London and Oslo to call for an end to Israeli strikes in Gaza. The event organizers say Palestinians are facing “a …

The Rohingya, Burma's Forgotten Muslims by James Nachtwey

More than 140,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have been forced to live in camps, where disease and despair have taken root<p>... VIEW MORE<p>James Nachtwey …

Burmese Journalists Sentenced to a Decade in Prison With Hard Labor

Burma may no longer be a pariah state, but its courts have shown that the government’s authoritarian tendencies are alive and well.<p>On Thursday, a …

#LightBoxFF: Instagram as Revolutionary Media with Andrew Esiebo

Apr. 6, 2014. Lagos hustle: pushing plastic cans of palm oil at Mile 12 market<br>Andrew Esiebo<p>1 of 15<p><i>Welcome to this week’s edition of TIME LightBox</i> …

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: ‘Their identification tags were embedded in the putrid flesh’ http://ind.pn/1j3tzNF

The photojournalist held in an Egyptian jail for 10 months without charge

The Egyptian regime's lack of justice was illustrated by the jailing of three innocent Al-Jazeera journalists this week.<p>But there are other cases deserving of attention too, such as that of Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, known professionally as Shawkan.<p>He has been held in an Egyptian …