Shahzia Sikander, pictured here, created the film Parallax (also pictured) to explore the layers of history and change that are remaking parts of the Middle East and South Asia.
Courtesy of Shahzia Sikander
A combination of images taken from footage released by Russia's Defense Ministry shows a mountainous area in Syria before, during and after an airstrike Wednesday. Russia is being criticized for attacking groups other than ISIS militants.
Russia has ramped up its role in Syria's civil war. Here, President Vladimir Putin (center) speaks with Secretary of State John Kerry (right) and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the U.N. General Assembly on Monday.
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