Topic: Libya

Muhammed Muheisen—AP
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The Best Pictures of the Week, September 16 – September 23

This week; floods in Pakistan, an Indian earthquake, Palestine’s statehood bid, a Reno air show plane crash, anti-Gaddafi fighters in Libya. A man sets himself on fire in front of a bank in Greece, Afghanistan maternal mortality, gay pride and protests in Brazil, nude Israeli’s in the Dead Sea, the Chinese Traditional Games for Ethnic Nationalities, and an extraordinary Rose in bloom.

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Moises Saman—Redux/The New York Times
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The Best Pictures of the Week, September 9 – September 16

This week; A man visits the graveside of his son—killed by Gaddafi loyalists—in Tripoli, three thousand flags commemorate the 10 year anniversary of 9/11, a plane flies through the “Tribute in Lights” in lower Manhattan. gas pipeline explosion in Nairobi, gunmen open fire on a school bus in Pakistan, Israeli embassy attack in Cairo, Brazilian forest fires, Damien Hirst’s sculpture Legend, New York fashion week, Novak Djokovic wins the U.S. Open, and the painted “Tiger Men” of India’s “Pulikali” Tiger Dance festival.

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Joao Silva—The New York Times
The Backstory

Banding Together for a Fallen Colleague: The Friends of Anton

A new website, Friends of Anton, launches in an effort to raise money for Anton Hammerl, a freelance photographer who was killed while covering the Libyan revolution.

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Swaziland
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The Best Pictures of the Week, August 26 – September 2

This week: The end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, Dadaab Refugee Camp, paint covered riot police, the Notting Hill Carnival, A Union Flag recovered from the World Trade Center site following 9/11 attacks, the Casino Royale fire in Mexico claims the lives of 52 people, Pro-Gadhafi soldiers rest in Tripoli, Burning Man, Hurricane Irene, Blackpool Tower, and the World Athletic Championships.

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Ed Ou—The New York Times
Profile

Young and Restless: Ed Ou

At just 24, Ed Ou is already repped by an agent, and just won the Young Reporter Award at Perpignan, the international photojournalism festival, for his photos of young Somali soldiers which were featured on the front page of the New York Times. Ou spoke with TIME about some of his work from the past year, what photographers he admires and where he’d like to go next.

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Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
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The Battle for Tripoli: Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev

In Libya, the fall of a dictator came faster than anyone expected. After six months of fighting along what were often stagnated front lines, the rebels succeeded last week in overwhelming the forces of Col. Muammar Gaddafi to take control of the Libyan capital. TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev captures the fall of Tripoli.

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Germany
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The Best Pictures of the Week, August 19 – August 26

This week: Man walks a high wire, Gaddafi’s regime crumbles, the Pope past and present, World Youth Day, violence and famine in Somalia, idol makers, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, roadside attacks in Israel, burning NATO tankers in Pakistan, […]

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Pakistan
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The Best Pictures of the Week, August 12 – August 19

This week: Rebel fighters in Libya, temporary confessionals in Madrid, the children of Somalia’s famine, Independence Day celebrations in Pakistan, The Palio of Siena bareback horse race, the Dalai Lama visits southern France, the wall of peace in the aftermath of England’s riots, Mubarak on trail, drought in Texas, rainbows, waterfalls and astronaut photographer Ron Garan’s tweeted photo shows “What a ‘Shooting Star’ looks like from space.”

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Francesco Giusti
Photo Essay

In Case of Loss — Refugees Flee Libya

A photographer documents the meager possessions of migrant workers fleeing war-torn Libya.

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Norway
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The Best Pictures of the Week, July 29 – August 5

This week: Norway mourns, Somali refugees, cosplay fans, Ramadan commences, Mt. Etna volcano erupts, suicide attacks in Afghanistan and the Cuban ballet.

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