These photographs offer an incredible snapshot into the worldThese incredible photographs are all winners of the World Press Photography contest, for the way they have captured a singular snapshot of events that grabbed the world’s attention.
Some offer uncompromising depictions of war, persecution and disease, while other uplifting shots show the unbeatable triumph of the human spirit. They are all essential viewing.
1. Alexander Semyonov, 25, and Jonathan Jacques Louie, 21, share an emotional moment in St.Petersburg, as Russia goes ahead with drafting anti-LGBT legislation.
Picture: (AP Photo/Mads Nissen, Scanpix/Panos Pictures)2. A young girl is wounded in Istanbul, Turkey, during clashes between anti-government …read more