Hindu pilgrims bathe in the Ganges river in Varanasi, India, performing a sacred ritual believed to wash away their sins.
Commuters on a bus cross the Howrah Bridge in Kolkata, India.
Today, Indians are voting in the 7th and final phase of national elections, which are seen as a referendum on PM Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Results to be announced 23 May.
On the Ganges River, young men on a row boat make their way past the Dashashwamedh Ghat in the city of Varanasi, India, one of Hinduism’s most important sites.
A motorcade for a coalition of opposition parties rolls through Varanasi, India, on the last day rallies can be held ahead of the final voting day in India’s 2019 elections.
Taken at the Old Delhi Spice Market in Delhi, India.
Before casting her ballot, a woman takes a voting slip from a member of Indian PM Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in central Delhi.
Today is the sixth of seven phases in India’s elections, which run from 11 April to 19 May. Results to be announced 23 May.
The development of Eastern Mediterranean gas fields has prompted US officials to strengthen their involvement in the region, as they seek to counter growing Russian influence. My report from Nicosia, Cyprus for Deutsche Welle.
While tracing the buffer zone in Cyprus, I came across this mural next to a military sign reading “Forbidden Zone” on the separation wall running through northern Nicosia, aka Lefkosa, the world’s last divided capital city.
Nice to see my photo of the lush rain forest on the Barva Volcano in Braulio Carrillo National Park, Costa Rica, featured in a climate change article in today’s Guardian.
Link to story: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/18/we-are-not-doomed-cutting-carbon