international women’s day

Pictures of the week

The best of the world's global snapshots over the past seven days, from nations such as Bangladesh, Oman, Germany, Palestine, Iran, China, India and Turkey.

The Runner Who Could

The Olympic Games bring tales of glory and setbacks. Inspiring ones abound, but few match up to the one of an underdog, Samia Yusuf Omar, who lost the race but won the hearts of many.