Photos by Manish Swarup

Harjeet Singh can usually be found riding around New Delhi on his Harley Davidson Superlow, or helping foreign companies set up operations in India. At home, the businessman has staff to clean and cook for his family. But at the gurdwara where he worships alongside other Sikhs, he sweeps the floor, cleans dirty dishes and helps prepare meals for thousands not as fortunate as him. Continue reading

In this Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 photo, Iraqi girl Adyan Hazem, 11, who was injured in a car accident, poses for a picture at her room at MSF Hospital for Specialized Reconstructive Surgery in Amman, Jordan. The hospital, run by the international charity Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) brings together battle-tested surgeons, counselors and physiotherapists and will eventually offer 3-D printing for hand and face prostheses. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Photos by Muhammed Muheisen

They are among the most tragically wounded from the Middle East’s multiple wars. A 14-year-old Syrian girl whose lower legs were torn off by a shell. A 15-year-old Iraqi boy who was severely burned in a car bomb explosion. Continue reading

In this July 27, 2015 photo, a counter narcotics police officer paints the face of a comrade before taking part in a parade commemorating Peru's Independence Day, inside their base in Tingo Maria, Peru. The men are part of the elite counternarcotics police who work in the dense central jungles of the world’s No. 1 cocaine-producing nation. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Photos by Rodrigo Abd

The elite police who work in the dense central jungles of the world’s No. 1 cocaine-producing nation regularly raid the pits in which coca leaves are processed into the paste used to make the drug.

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Photos by Alberto Saiz

More than 20,000 people have pelted each other in the street with tomatoes in this year’s “Tomatina” as the Spanish event celebrates its 70th birthday. Continue reading

A Lebanese woman passes by a pile of garbage on a Beirut street, Lebanon, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Garbage is piling up on the streets of Beirut amid a growing dispute over tiny Lebanon's largest trash dump. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

The powerful Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah threw its weight Tuesday behind mass protests calling for the government’s resignation, deepening a crisis that started over piles of uncollected garbage in the streets of the capital but has tapped into a much deeper malaise. Continue reading