2014 PHOTO CONTEST

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

African migrants on the shore of Djibouti City at night raise their phones in an attempt to catch an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia—a tenuous link to relatives abroad.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

Survivors carry religious images, ten days after Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the central Philippines.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

Carlos Arrendondo (left) climbs over barricades on Boylston Street, to reach people injured by the first of two bombs that exploded near the finish line at the Boston Marathon, on 15 April.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

Victims lie in the rubble, on the day after the Rana Plaza building, which accommodated five garment factories, collapsed.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

Rebel fighters of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) attacked a government checkpoint, in the Ein Tarma neighborhood, on 30 January.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

Blind albino students stand in a dorm at the Vivekananda Mission School, a boarding school for the blind.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

Nicolette sits in the corner of a room at an orphanage where she lives with her four brothers in Warsaw, Poland.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

In March, an alliance of mainly Muslim rebel groups known as Séléka seized power in the Central African Republic (CAR). Hundreds were killed, and some 400,000 people displaced, as violence in the CAR escalated.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

Police arrive at a scene where five bodies had been discovered under an overpass in Saltillo, northeast Mexico, in the early hours of 8 March.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

Participants compete at the World Aquatics Championships, in Barcelona, Spain, and the Australian Swimming Championships, in Adelaide, Australia.

2014 PHOTO CONTEST

Views from the air reveal an impact of industry on the environment that is hard to see from the ground, as effluent leeches into the Polish landscape—coal ash from power stations, by-products of mining, emissions from chemical factories.

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