Between Message and Martyrdom: The World Press Photo of the Year

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Binoy Kampmark

 

“Photographs really are experience captured, and the camera is the ideal arm of consciousness in its acquisitive mood.”

Susan Sontag, On Photography (1977)

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Anti-Islam Wilders frontrunner as Dutch election campaign begins

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Toby Sterling

Campaigning for the Dutch election began on Wednesday with anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders frontrunner in a vote that will test the anti-establishment sentiment that swept Britain out of the European Union and Donald Trump into the U.S. presidency.

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UNICEF joins with Bangladesh apex court to strengthen child protection

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Sheuli Akter

To strengthen the child protection system in Bangladesh and for effective implementation of the Children Act 2013, UNICEF has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Supreme Court Special Committee on child rights.

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Trump: Is the King in the Altogether?

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Hazel Speed

Many will recall the song ‘The King is in the Altogether‘ and the funny story with a clever ‘get-out clause’ therein. Perhaps purely because of its cleverness and parody on reactions by humanity relating to tricky situations is the very reason for its popularity.

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Remittance-reliant Bangladesh up-skilling young workforce, especially women

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Sheuli Akter

Remittance-reliant Bangladesh has launched a new program for up-skilling the country’s millions of young workforce, especially women, to enhance job opportunities, expand economic base and boost income.

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