December 23, 2016 / Time
Aryn Baker
Being granted asylum means making a snap decision that will change your future forever.
Taimaa Abazli, 24, holds her new baby Heln in their tent at the Karamalis camp in Thessaloniki. Image by Lynsey Addario for TIME. Greece, 2016.
December 19, 2016 / Time
Aryn Baker, Lynsey Addario
How do you keep a family together when you've lost everything? TIME follows Syrian refugees as they give birth in Greece, and raise their children in uncertainty.
The food at school is unfamiliar. Hala just pokes at her "wiener dogs." She struggles to open a milk carton while the girl beside her wrestles with a ketchup packet
November 4, 2016 / Time
Robin Shulman
Ghazweh Aljabooli kept her family together through war in Syria and life as refugees in Jordan. But now they're starting new lives in Iowa, where some of their neighbors don't want them.
Patients with chest injuries strengthen their lung capacity with water bottles in the physical therapy room at the Emergency hospital in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan. Image by Paula Bronstein. Afghanistan, 2015.
June 29, 2016 / Time
Paula Bronstein
Paula Bronstein documents the heavy price paid by civilians in Afghanistan's endless war.
October 6, 2015 / Time
Marvin Kalb
Vladimir Putin's sudden interest in Syria makes Russia a global player again.
July 16, 2015 / Time
Matt Black
Time's Lightbox highlights Matt Black's journey through impoverished America. Every town he visits has a poverty level above 20 percent.
May 15, 2015 / Time
Elizabeth Dickinson
The White House reassured Gulf countries over talks with Iran. But in Saudi Arabia, worries about Tehran have little to do with nuclear weapons.
April 3, 2015 / Time
Matt Black
Photojournalist documents Mexican communities affected by poverty and rampant crime, including disappearance of the 43 students in Guerrero state.
March 10, 2015 / Time
Yana Paskova
Photographer Yana Paskova finds that for Bulgaria, democracy doesn't necessarily mean prosperity.
December 19, 2014 / Time
Tomas van Houtryve
Affordable drones are giving us a new—perhaps temporary—vantage on the world.
October 15, 2014 / Time
Misha Friedman
Yegor Guskov and Bogdan Zinchenko, who owned a gay bar in Sevastopol, feared for their business — and their family.
June 17, 2014 / Time
Jason Motlagh
Confined to squalid camps, supposedly for their own "protection," Burma's persecuted Rohingya are slowly succumbing to starvation, despair and disease. Some are calling it a crime against humanity.
November 10, 2013 / Time
Jason Motlagh
Leather from Bangladesh is in great demand at fashion houses from Italy to Hong Kong, but it comes at a cost: toxic waste and disease in the tanneries of Dhaka. TIME takes a look inside.