A displaced Iraqi woman holds her cat, Lulu, while waiting for transport in the Iraqi Kurdish checkpoint village of Shaqouli after she fled her home with her children on November 10, 2016. (Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)
IRAQ. Bashur. Nineveh governorate. Shaqouli. November 11, 2016. A woman with a cat waits for transportation to a nearby village. She has fled fighting in Mosul, where Iraqi forces battle the Islamic State.
A displaced Iraqi woman waits with her cat for transport in the village of Shaqouli, about 35km east of Mosul. She fled her home in the embattled city with her children to a camp in Arbil. Odd Andersen/AFP
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10 December 2013 | Sweden’s Princess Victoria is seen in the VIP tribunes during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Johannesburg. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, died in Johannesburg on December 5 at age 95. (Photo credit ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)
Children play football as oil wells, set ablaze by retreating Islamic
State (IS) jihadists, burn behind them in the town of Qayyarah, some 70
km south of Mosul on November 20, 2016. Locals told AFP that they face a
range of health issues including breathing difficulties, and sheperds
said they could not sell their livestock as the sheep’s fleece was
blackened by smoke. Odd ANDERSEN / AFP
IRAQ. Nineveh governorate. Mosul. November 13, 2016. Iraqi Special Forces 2nd division soldiers come under fire from Islamic State (IS) group fighters while running across an intersection as they try to push forward in the Karkukli neighbourhood of Mosu. Iraqi Special Forces 2nd division continued to battle IS forces as they pushed through the Arbagiah area and into the neighbourhood of Karkukli.
An Iraqi woman, who fled their village due to the fighting in Mosul,
holds her child after crossing the Tigris River on November 19, 2016 in
the village of Tall Adh-Dhahab, some 10 kilometres (6 miles) south of
Mosul. A group of civilians were forced out of Tall Adh-Dhahab and used
as human shields by Islamic State group (IS) jihadists some weeks ago
but managed to escape and to return to their home village. Odd ANDERSEN / AFP
IRAQ. Nineveh governorate. Mosul. November 13, 2016. A Humvee military vehicle from the Iraqi Special Forces 2nd division drives past the charred remains of an ISIS fighter in Mosul’s Arbagiah neighbourhood.
Auschwitz survivor Miroslaw Celka walks out the gate with the sign saying “Work makes you free” after paying tribute to fallen comrades at the “death wall” execution spot in the former Auschwitz concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp on January 27, 2015. Seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz, ageing survivors and dignitaries gather at the site synonymous with the Holocaust to honour victims and sound the alarm over a fresh wave of anti-Semitism. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN
UKRAINE, Donetsk : A Pro-Russian seperatist soldier (L) kisses an image
of Jesus Christ on Orthodox Easter Sunday at the Cathedral of the
Transfiguration of Jesus in Donetsk on April 12, 2015. A shaky ceasefire
and spring sunshine brought people out to churches and parks to
celebrate Easter. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN
UKRAINE, Donetsk : Pro-Russian separatist Junga (war name) and his bride
walk along river Kalmius after getting married in Donetsk on April 22,
2015 in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR). AFP PHOTO /
Odd Andersen captures Britain’s Edward Clancy, Steven Burke, Owain Doull and Bradley Wiggins competing in the men’s team pursuit qualifying event from The Guardian’s gallery of photos from day six of the Rio Olympics.
“I believe we are witnessing the destruction of a country and a society … for contradicting political, strategic and economic interests.“ Abdullah Omar, a Syrian who lives in the rebel-held town of Atmeh.
A young boy on his bicycle climbs up a steep hill painted with lines at a recreational area in Copenhagen’s Norrebro neighborhood. The Odd Andersen photo was published in The Atlantic’s Photos of the Week.
A suspect is in custody after a deadly truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin killed 12 people and injured 48 more, including some with severe injuries — but authorities are casting doubt on whether they have the right man.
The suspect denies involvement, and police officials said at a press conference on Tuesday that they are not entirely certain the man in custody was the driver of the truck. There have been no further arrests, authorities said.
On Twitter, the Berlin police said that because the “temporary arrested suspect” denied the charges, they are “particularly alert.”