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World Press Photo picks humanity’s worst … again

  Another year, another World Press Photo winner, and given so many called 2016 one of the worst years they’ve experienced, it was with some trepidation that I sunk myself into analysing this year’s entries. The winner was somewhat predictable — Burhan Ozbilici’s shot of a defiant assassin, Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, in the moments after he murdered […]

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Art | Melbourne's AC/DC Lane ... Pic | Foraggio Photographic

The beginning of the end of global violence starts with you and me

There has been a lot of horror in the news this week, last week, the week before that and, it sometimes seems, time immemorial. Paris was horrific, so too Beirut, so too Kenya, so too the many other untold stories of death, destruction and mindless violence occurring everyday in all corners of the globe. The […]

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Aleppo in Syria.

War-torn Syrian town makes virtual reality film-making history

This week, several channel owners have been taking advantage of YouTube’s new ability to host 360-degree video footage. FC Barcelona launched one recently, and now charitable news organisation RYOT has done something a little more haunting, and also history-making. This footage of Aleppo, in Syria, gives you a sense of just how damaging the war there […]

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