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Britain's Harry (R) and Meghan (L), Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend the annual Endeavour Fund Awards at Mansion House in London, Britain, 05 March 2020. The event is the couple's first joint official royal engagement since announcing their intention of giving up Royal duties after 31 March 2020.  EPA-EFE/NEIL HALL

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An Afghan boy hides inside a sewer pipe made of concrete next to a railway near Van city after crossing the Iran-Turkey border, 02 June 2021. Illegal immigrants and non-recognized refugees wait for days for their smugglers to transfer them to Diyarbakir city to reach West Turkey. The city of Van, on the Turkish-Iranian border, is one of the points at which human smuggling can be easily spotted. Smugglers charge between 600 or 1,000 US dollars per person, depending on the security situation at the border. EP

Photo Essay:
All or Nothing - The Long Walk to a Future in Turkey

A stray dog holds a cow's leg in its mouth at a soldier's front position near Martuni, an eastern city of the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, 16 January 2021. Only stray dogs visit the soldiers in the trenches. The militaries would just leave their positions to refill their water tanks and get food from the neighboring villagers. EPA-EFE/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON

Photo Essay:
Nagorno-Karabakh: Life after War

A nun prays in the St. George Victorious church near Debar, Republic of North Macedonia, 28 May 2021. Just a few kilometers away from the border with Albania and after a two hour trip from Skopje, the Rajcica Monastery emerges in a bucolic spot as one of the hidden treasures of North Macedonia, a religious place devoted to prayer and meditation but also to the craft of hand-making of one of the most significant symbols in Orthodox Christian religion: the Mitre. EPA-EFE/GEORGI LICOVSKI

Photo Essay:
Making of Unique Bishop Mitres in the Monastery of Rajchica

Restoration workers of the IBB Miras (Istanbul Municipality Heritage) team, work at the Cisterna Basilica (6th century) during an extensive restoration in Istanbul, Turkey, 07 January 2021. Istanbul has been a site of human settlement for around 3,000 years and nowadays it is a cradle of cultural and historical heritage points that plot the city's evolution over time. Byzantine churches, walls, and cisterns rub shoulders with Ottoman mosques, fountains, and tombs in the Turkish city that straddles Europe an

Photo Essay:
The Guardians of Istanbul's Cultural Heritage

Chinese women and men doing 'red tourism' pose for photos as they visit Zunyi Meeting Memorial Museum, in Zunyi, Guizhou province,​ southwestern China, 12 April 2021. China has over 33,000 revolutionary sites on record. EPA-EFE/ROMAN PILIPEY

Photo Essay:
Red Culture in China

 Sanctuary Strikers Football Club founder Tomson Chalk (L) hugs player Adam Hussai during a friendly match against Reading Reserves in Reading, Britain, 29 September 2020 (issued 08 March 2021). For refugees and asylum seekers, starting a new life in the United Kingdom presents a host of tough challenges, from learning the language to finding common ground with the locals. The grassroot soccer team Sanctuary Strikers Football Club in southern England has stepped in to help the newcomers to integrate and mak

Photo Essay:
Spirit of Unity: Football Helping Refugees Find Their Feet in England