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Congo in Conversation | a collaborative chronicle

Congo in Conversation is an online collaborative reportage with Congolese journalists and photographers, curated by Finbarr O’Reilly and Fondation Carmignac. Over six months, they documented the human, social and ecological challenges DRC faces today, within the context of the Covid-19 crisisThe 11th Carmignac photojournalism award is dedicated to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and to the human, social and ecological challenges it faces today. It has been awarded to photojournalist F...
Tags: Africa, World news, News photography, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Drc, O'Reilly, Finbarr O'Reilly, Fondation Carmignac


Congo in Conversation - a photographic chronicle

Congo in Conversation is an online collaborative reportage with Congolese journalists and photographers, curated by Finbarr O’Reilly and Fondation Carmignac. Over six months, they documented the human, social and ecological challenges DRC faces today, within the context of the Covid-19 crisisThe 11th Carmignac photojournalism award is dedicated to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and to the human, social and ecological challenges it faces today. It has been awarded to photojournalist F...
Tags: Africa, World news, News photography, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Drc, O'Reilly, Finbarr O'Reilly, Fondation Carmignac


20 photographs of the week

The aftermath of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Rudy Giuliani at that press conference, the continuing conflict in Idlib and the enduring impact of Covid-19: the most striking images from around the world Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, World news, Culture, News photography, Art and design, Rudy Giuliani, Idlib, Nagorno Karabakh, Coronavirus


Peru's week of protests – in pictures

Peru’s capital is reeling from an intense week of pro-democracy protests marked by accusations of police brutality. The impeachment of former president Martín Vizcarra unleashed nationwide demonstrations and what analysts have called Peru’s worst political crisis in more than a decade Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Americas, World news, News photography, Peru, Martin Vizcarra


20 photographs of the week

The US election, lockdown in London, flooding in the Philippines, and rising cases of Covid-19: the most striking images from around the world Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, London, US, World news, Culture, Philippines, News photography, Art and design, Coronavirus


Evo Morales: Bolivia’s ex-president returns – in pictures

Bolivia’s former leader Evo Morales made a dramatic homecoming on Monday, greeted by crowds of cheering supporters as he crossed the border from Argentina, where he had been living in exile since late last year Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Americas, World news, News photography, Argentina, Bolivia, Evo Morales


England's second national Covid lockdown - in pictures

England has begun its second nationwide lockdown, after parliament approved Boris Johnson’s coronavirus strategy despite dozens of his own MPs voting against it Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, England, UK News, News photography, Boris Johnson, Coronavirus


Risking the Channel ‘death route’ to Britain – a photo essay

For three weeks, two teams from Agence France-Presse followed Walid, a Kuwaiti, Falah, an Iraqi, and his two daughters, from the town of Grande-Synthe in northern France to Dover via the choppy waters of the Channel. Photographs by Sameer Al-Doumy. Text by by Clement Melki, Sameer Al-Doumy, Thomas Bernardi with the London bureauSameer Al-Doumy is a Syrian photographer born in Douma. He has spent seven years covering the war that has wracked his country since the 2011 uprising, including three ye...
Tags: Europe, Photography, London, France, UK News, World news, Syria, Immigration and asylum, Britain, News photography, Migration, Dover, Agence France Presse, Grande Synthe, Agence France Press, Sameer


'We put our lives in danger for the British': the forgotten African soldiers – in pictures

90,000 Africans fought the Japanese in Myanmar on behalf of Britain in the second world war. Feelings are mixed in the few remaining survivors about being sent by a colonial power to fight a battle that wasn’t theirs Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, UK News, World news, Britain, News photography, Second world war, Global development, Myanmar


Police and protesters clash in Minsk, Belarus – in pictures

Police in Minsk use rubber bullets and stun grenades against protesters during second night of violence Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, World news, News photography, Belarus, Minsk, Minsk Belarus


The aftermath of the explosion in Beirut – in pictures

Lebanon is in mourning and surveying the damage to its capital, Beirut, after a massive explosion ripped through the city’s port and surrounding areas on Tuesday. At least 100 people were killed and 4,000 injured, with many still feared to be trapped under rubble Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, World news, Middle East and North Africa, News photography, Beirut, Lebanon, Beirut explosion


Beirut explosion – in pictures

An explosion has rocked central Beirut in Lebanon, shattering windows and shaking buildings for several hundred feet. The source of the blast is still unclearBeirut explosion – live updatesFull report: huge explosion in BeirutVideo: Beirut footage shows massive blast Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, World news, Middle East and North Africa, News photography, Beirut, Lebanon, BeirutVideo


The UK's hottest day so far this year – in pictures

Met Office expects Friday to reach 35C, and says effect of climate change on UK weather is likely to increase Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, UK, Climate Change, UK News, News photography, Met Office, UK Weather


Fights break out in Taiwan parliament – in pictures

Brawls erupted inside and outside Taiwan’s parliament on Friday over the disputed nomination by President Tsai Ing-wen of a senior aide to a top government watchdog post, which the main opposition party has said is cronyism Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, World news, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, News photography, Tsai Ing wen


Masked not muzzled - the art of the political mask

Wearing a mask may feel like being muzzled to some, but across the world people are using masks to send political messages Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Protest, World news, News photography, Black Lives Matter Movement, Coronavirus outbreak, George Floyd


Scorching temperatures hit the UK - in pictures

People across the UK make the most of relaxed coronavirus restrictions to get outside and enjoy the sunny weather Continue reading...
Tags: UK, UK News, News photography, UK Weather


Capturing the cry for change: photographers on the BLM protests

Since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis a huge uproar of protests against racism and police brutality has swept through more than 750 cities and towns all across America. Four black photographers write about their experiences covering the Black Lives Matter demonstrations, and what the protests mean to them Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Minneapolis, America, World news, US news, News photography, US policing, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Black Lives Matter Movement, George Floyd


How do teenagers live in lockdown? – photo essay

Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentina Piccinni investigated how Italian teenagers were coping with the coronavirus lockdown, working with them to take pictures using video chat appsSome can’t wait to go out again, others don’t really want to, happy to stay home connected to the outside world only through their computer. Some are worried about the virus and others, instead, are more concerned about the climate crisis.To give an answer to this important question, we adopted the same means teenagers use to...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Technology, World news, News photography, Italy, Young People, Coronavirus outbreak, Jean Marc Caimi, Valentina Piccinni


How do teenagers live in quarantine? – photo essay

Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentina Piccinni investigated how Italian teenagers were coping with the coronavirus lockdown, working with them to take pictures using video chat appsSome can’t wait to go out again, others don’t really want to, happy to stay home connected to the outside world only through their computer. Some are worried about the virus and others, instead, are more concerned about the climate crisis.To give an answer to this important question, we adopted the same means teenagers use to...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Technology, World news, News photography, Italy, Young People, Coronavirus outbreak, Jean Marc Caimi, Valentina Piccinni


World Press Photo Contest 2020 – the winning pictures

The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the results of the 63rd annual Photo Contest. We take a look at a selection of this year’s celebrated images Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Media, Africa, Americas, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Culture, News photography, Art and design, Awards and prizes, World Press Photo Foundation


The UK coronavirus lockdown by Guardian and Observer photographers

From an unusually quiet Millennium bridge to dawn swimmers on Portobello beach, the sights and ambience of lockdown Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, UK, UK News, News photography, Coronavirus outbreak


High noon in a coronavirus-stricken world - in pictures

Lockdowns have brought silence to some of the world’s busiest places. Transport hubs normally teeming with people such as New York’s Grand Central station or Istanbul’s Eminönü ferry docks are all but deserted. Reuters photographers captured the hush that had descended on some of the world’s best-known places on the same day, at noonCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, New York, World news, News photography, Istanbul, Reuters, Coronavirus outbreak


Clap for carers: applauding the NHS – in pictures

People across the UK have taken part in a mass round of applause in support of the NHS workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.In the Clap For Carers initiative people took to their doorsteps and balconies applauding, banging pans and letting off fireworks. Notable buildings around the country were also lit up in blue Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, UK, UK News, News photography, NHS, Coronavirus outbreak


South Korea's booming drive-ins - in pictures

Box office numbers for drive-in cinemas in Seoul, South Korea, are on the rise as people find a way to avoid crowds during the coronavirus outbreak Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Photography, Film, Culture, Asia Pacific, News photography, Art and design, Seoul South Korea, Coronavirus outbreak


Remnants of Isis: finds in a Syrian village – in pictures

A year after the last black flag of Islamic State was lowered in the Syrian village of Baghouz, traces of the jihadist group are still all around this small and remote village near the Iraqi border, where Kurdish fighters and the US-led coalition declared the defeat of Isis in March 2019 Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Isis, Islamic State, Iraq, US, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, News photography, Baghouz


Belgium enters lockdown over coronavirus crisis – in pictures

Belgium is the latest country to go into lockdown, with citizens asked to stay at home and limit contact to their closest family. From noon on Wednesday, all non-essential shops and open-air markets closed and people were expected to work at homeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, World news, Infectious Diseases, News photography, Belgium, Coronavirus outbreak


Europe empties its streets to slow coronavirus – in pictures

Several European governments have ordered partial or complete lockdowns to stem the spread of Covid-19, leaving once-buzzing streets all but silentCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, World news, Cities, Infectious Diseases, News photography, Coronavirus outbreak


Ghost ships and Salisbury lights: Wednesday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, UK News, World news, News photography, Salisbury


Billions of locusts swarm through Kenya - in pictures

Huge locust swarms in east Africa are the result of extreme weather swings and could prove catastrophic for a region still reeling from drought and deadly floods. Dense clouds of the ravenous insects have spread from Ethiopia and Somalia into Kenya, in the region’s worse infestation in decades Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Animals, Africa, Environment, World news, Middle East and North Africa, News photography, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Extreme Weather


Richmond, Virginia gun rally - in pictures

Advocates and militia members gather in Virginia’s state capitol to protest potential gun control measures Continue reading...
Tags: Protest, Virginia, World news, News photography, US gun control, Richmond Virginia