Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. The guards of the Emir. From Bénédicte Kurzen's series Nigeria: The Great Divide, available on our archive.
Gas burn-off and oil tanks at the northern oil fields in Kirkuk. Kurdistan's oil surplus has already given them growth unseen in the rest of Iraq. Many oil experts in the Middle East believe that the Kurds will eventually gain considerable if not total control over the oil fields in their region. If they gain such control, their oil revenue will be on par with some of the Arab states of the Persian Gulf. Erbil, Iraq, September 8, 2014. Andrea Bruce / NOOR
Nodi is a sex worker at Tangail Brothel. She always tells clients that she is 25 years old, but in reality she is only 17 years old. Tangail brothel is in the center of Tangail district, next to the police station, where about 900 sex workers work and live. Fights for clients are common amongst the sex workers as there are not always enough clients and the women are under pressure to pay the rental fee. Bangladesh, Tangail Brothel. April 2013. Pep Bonet / NOOR
Ukrainian troops waited during talks with Russian forces at the military airport in the Crimean village of Belbek, March 2014, Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR
‘Life, Death and the Grim Routine’: International Medical Corps volunteers treating Ebola victims put boots to dry after they have been washed thoroughly, Suakoko, Bon County, Liberia.
Protesters clash with police on Chicago's South Side during the 2012 NATO Summit in Chicago. May 2012. Jon Lowenstein / NOOR
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