Afghanistan's national cricket team this week made its first appearance at a World Cup tournament, currently under way in Australia. The team's results so far have been mixed, but its debut at the biggest event in the sport has been a source of joy and inspiration for many Afghan fans. Cricket is widely popular among young Afghans, and children across the country can be seen honing their skills morning and evening.
After Karzai -- Afghan Election 2014
Photos of the crisis in Ukraine dominate this year's Czech Press Photo contest. The competition, based on the World Press Photo awards, highlights the best journalistic work of photographers living in the Czech Republic and Slovakia during the previous year.