Stories about Photos from August, 2016
The Refugee Olympic Team Showed They Have Plenty to Offer, in Spite of Tragic Stories
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
When Never Forgetting the Attacks on France, Try to Remember the Heroes, Too
Global Voices looks at several heroic stories during the latest mass attacks on French soil.
A Nepalese Version of Humans of New York Tells the Stories of Individuals From All Walks of Life
"After all, a picture may say a thousand words, but a few words can change the story."
From Harbin to Shenyang, Reminders of Japanese Rule Hang Heavy over Northeast China
"There is a wreath here from the Japanese Consulate in Shenyang, and the Japanese government has officially acknowledged [the Pingdingshan massacre] took place."
Through Photography, This Bangladesh Pilot Is Sharing One Hell of a View of His Country
"I am an aviator by profession and photography is my passion. I do try to show my motherland from the air, sharing the amazing, breathtaking landscapes with everyone I know."
Activists in Puerto Rico Are Fighting to Keep Beaches Public
Activists, academics, and environmental experts are coming together under the slogan, "The Beaches belong to the People", to protect public maritime spaces and the Puerto Rican ecosystem.
If You Doubt Peru's National Confidence, Just Check Out Its Cherished Military Parade
The parade has taken place in many different settings. It now takes place in centric Brasil Avenue, with some spectators arriving before sunrise to ensure they get seats.
Photo Contest Winners Offer a Stunning Slice of Life in Nepal
From a traditional Nepali dance and rooftop football to the aftermath of last year's devastating earthquake, the photos offer a captivating glimpse of Nepal.
The Russian Caucasus They Don’t Show You in the News
In a special report for RuNet Echo, Ksenia Khudadyan speaks to Anton Lange, the author of a new photo project titled “The Range. The Caucasus from Sea to Sea.”