Photographer Danial Shah wants to show the world a view of his country that is rarely seen in news stories: its diverse cultures, crafts and landscapes.

In this contested territory, women must endure a lengthy, frustrating process when they pursue a university education abroad. Here are four of their stories.

Life — and love — in limbo, as captured in these poignant images from photographer Giles Duley.

Five years ago, a tsunami and nuclear disaster led to the mass evacuation of the Fukushima region of Japan. Photojournalist Michael Forster Rothbart kept in touch with some of those directly affected by the incident; last September he traveled back to see how they were getting on. He shares some of his photographs, interviews and thoughts about the trip.

Now home to some 5,000 refugees, “The Jungle” in Calais is in essence a dead-end for migrants who are hoping to get through to the United Kingdom. Photographer Tomm Christiansen has documented real life there for months. He shares some of his startling photographs.

There is no "after Ferguson" | Photo: Jon Lowenstein

In advance of the grand jury verdict, photojournalist Jon Lowenstein talks about what he saw in Ferguson, Missouri. With photos and video.

Portraits by photojournalist Eman Mohammed.