Beauty, money and feathers

Inside the world of Turkey's pigeon fanciers, who spend their fortunes on the collectible creatures.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 02

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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The Wild Horse Border Patrol

Arizona prisoners train wild mustangs that will eventually be adopted by the U.S. Border Patrol, providing the agency with inexpensive but agile horses, and inmates with skills and insights they hope to one day carry with them from prison.

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The nightmare that is a train strike in London

Commuting around London can be testing at the best of times. Trains canceled, tubes not working, packed buses and so on. But when a train strike hits town it becomes a true nightmare for the millions of people commuting to and from work.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 01

Week 1 has been a bit longer than the usual seven days. We hope you all enjoyed a few days off to celebrate a new year and all the opportunities that it brings.

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Unox Nieuwjaarsduik 2017 in the Netherlands

Most people in the Netherlands use the rest of the New Year's day to recover from parties they have been, but there are also a lot of people who will attend a polar bear plunge on one of the beaches. The most famous one is the Unox Nieuwjaarsduik in beach resort town Scheveningen. 10.000 people dived collectively in the sea to celebrate 2017. And it was a cold one, because the chill temperature was below 0 degrees. The Dutch Photographers Rutger Geerling, Kevin Verkruijssen, Heidie Duteweert, Joey Timmer and Albert van Leeuwen were in Scheveningen to document this edition.

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New Year’s Eve Around The World 2017

We would like to wish you all a very happy 2017.
May we leave the hate of 2016 behind and embrace the love.

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The Photos Of 2016 Week 52

We still owed you the pictures from the last week and a few days of 2016.

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Hunting for gooseneck barnacles

Spanish fishermen dart in between huge, deadly waves that hammer the Ferrol coastline in northwest Spain, in search of prized gooseneck barnacles, a rare delicacy that brings in money in a region struggling since the collapse of the shipbuilding industry.
I actually had these last night in a Lisbon restaurant and they were very flavoursome and meaty.

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Aleppo before the war vs Aleppo now

Aleppo used to be a city of millions. A city of beautiful square, markets and boulevards. But that was before civil war came to town and completely destroyed the city and the lives of the people that lived there.

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