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The 20 Photographs of the Week

The eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala, demonstrations in Gaza and Nicaragua, a rescued raccoon in St Louis, and Cristiano Ronaldo at the World Cup – the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists.

Soccer Fields Around the World

One of the most appealing aspects of soccer is its simplicity—a ball, some open space, goal markers, and you can play. As the 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia, with matches held in massive modern arenas, here is a look at the beautiful…

Abandoned Village of Houtouwan

In the Pacific Ocean, east of Shanghai, China, lies tiny Shengshan Island, which is less than three miles across. The hilly island is home to several fishing villages, including Houtouwan, which was abandoned in the 1990s. Once a thriving…

Ramadan 2018

This year’s Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting and prayer, will come to a close with Eid al-Fitr, the festival of the breaking of the fast, on June 14. For the past month, Muslims around the world have refrained from eating, drinking,…

Cecil Beaton: Icons of the 20th century

The work of Cecil Beaton is having its first exhibition in Spain at the international photography and visual arts festival Photo España with a major retrospective of more than 100 images of leading figures in the British aristocracy and the…

Farewell to Kennedy

Following the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles on June 5, 1968, his body was taken to New York City for a funeral mass in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. After the completion of the mass, Kennedy’s coffin was transported…

Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano

On June 3, Fuego volcano erupted in Guatemala, sending hot pyroclastic flows and heavy ash down its slopes onto nearby villages, killing at least 33 people, according to the head of Guatemala’s disaster agency, via the Associated Press.…

Billy Graham. From the Life Archives

William Franklin Graham Jr. was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well known internationally in the late 1940s. One of his biographers has placed him…