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Photojournalism Daily: Nov. 24, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Living in Ruins: Portraits from Gaza
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Photojournalism Daily: Nov. 20, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Eric Gweah, 25, grieves as he watches members of a Red Cross burial team carry the body his father, Ofori Gweah, 62, a suspected Ebola victim, in a riverside area called Rock Spring Valley in central Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 18, 2014.
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Photojournalism Links Daily Digest: Sept. 26, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Out There

In Pakistan, Giant Portrait Puts Face on Drone Strikes

A group of artists in north-west Pakistan have installed a huge skyward-facing poster of a young child in a field, to help raise awareness of the numerous victims of drone attacks in the region.

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A girl sticks out her tongue during snowfalls on a street in Hefei
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Pictures of the Week: February 7 – February 14

From the most reputable gay club in Sochi and a sinkhole at the Corvette Museum in Kentucky to the Westminster Dog Show in New York and the killing of the healthy giraffe, Marius, at the Copenhagen Zoo, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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California Drought Dries Up Bay Area Reservoirs
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Pictures of the Week: January 24 – January 31

From snowstorms crippling the American South and ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on trial in Cairo to celebrations marking the Chinese New Year and Pope-inspired superhero street art in Rome, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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APTOPIX Pakistan Refugees Photo Essay
Photo Essay

Muhammed Muheisen’s Portraits of Young Afghan Refugees

Muhammed Muheisen, Associated Press photographer and TIME’s best wire photographer of 2013, spent a week making these striking portraits of young Afghan refugees.

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Chickens are seen in the midst of plants covered by ash from Mount Sinabung near Sigarang-Garang village
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Pictures of the Week: January 10 – January 17

From Muslims celebrating the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad and Egyptians voting in a contentious referendum to Fashion Week in Berlin and a fluorescent frog in the U.K., TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Dec. 19, 2013 A view looking up from the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol before a tour of the dome in Washington, DC.
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Pictures of the Week: December 13 – December 20

From the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the burial of Nelson Mandela to China’s moon landing and Kim Jung Un smiling with the fishes, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Pakistan Daily Life
Man on the Wire

Muhammed Muheisen: TIME Picks the Best Wire Photographer of 2013

At-once authoritative and distinctive, Muheisen’s photographs have become indispensable for news outlets the world over.

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