Ashley McAffee

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The Best Landscape Photography Tutorial Ever

I know it is a bold statement but Photographing the World by Elia Locardi is hands down the most in-depth, well produced and educational landscape …

Turkey will set up a military base in Qatar to face 'common enemies'

Establishment of the base, part of an agreement signed in 2014 and ratified by Turkey's parliament in June, intensifies the partnership with Qatar at a time of rising instability and a perceived waning of U.S. interest in the region.<p>The two countries, both economic heavyweights, have provided …

Biden backs transgender military service as US weighs policy

Biden's declaration at the Human Rights Campaign's annual dinner Saturday goes further than anything the Obama administration has said before, evoking memories of when Biden outpaced President Barack Obama in endorsing gay marriage. Although the White House says Obama supports a Pentagon review …

Human Rights

Capital flight pushes China to the brink of devaluation

Beijing cannot keep burning through reserves at a record pace to defend the yuan and at the same time loosen monetary policy. It has to choose<p>China is perilously close to a devaluation crisis as the yuan threatens to break through the floor of its currency basket, despite massive intervention by …

Egypt launches anti-female genital mutilation plan

Cairo: Egypt has launched a five-year plan to reduce girls’ circumcision, better known as female genital mutilation (FGM). The five-year nationwide …

Gender

Somalia joins Brunei by banning Christmas celebrations 'to protect Islam'

Somali government argues Christmas festivities 'have nothing to do with Islam'<p>The government of Somalia has issued a ban on Christmas and New Year's celebrations in the Muslim country, saying the festivities "have nothing to do with Islam."<p>"We warn against celebration of Christmas, which is only …

British couple celebrate after birth of first cloned puppy of its kind

West Yorkshire couple Laura Jacques and Richard Remde enlisted South Korean firm offering dog-cloning service for £67,000<p>A British couple have made history after a surrogate dog gave birth to the first cloned puppy of its kind on Boxing Day.<p>In the first case of its kind, the boxer puppy was cloned …

Kids in Love

Olivia Bee has been steadily documenting her adolescence in hazy, nostalgic photographs. Now, a selection of those intimate images is on view in at agnès b. in New York. Here, the Oregon-native talks about how she got the shots. Olivia Bee, Kids in Love, is on view from July 21 to July 26 at agnès …