Demonstrators protest the proposed 700 billion USD Wall Street bail-out in front of the New York Stock Exchange in the Financial District in New York on September 25, 2008. In response to the global financial crisis, protesters, from a variety of activist groups, denounced the capitalist system, Wall Street and the administration of US President George W. Bush.

Hungersnot in Niger

Finbarr O’Reilly, a Reuters photographer based in Senegal, has won the World Press Photo of the Year 2005, announced February 10, 2006, with this picture of a mother and child at an emergency feeding centre. The prestigious competition is the world’s largest annual press photography contest. Jury chairman of the World Press Photo 2006 contest James Colton described the winning image as such, “This image has everything – beauty, horror and despair. It is simple, elegant and moving.” The picture was taken in Tahoua, Niger August 1, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly/Files

Es bricht mir das Herz (und ich tue nichts).