"Please help yourself!" A man provides food for the needy, a tradesman sells perfume, a group of students organise a cycling race: between death, ruins and thoughts of escape, there are strong signs of a will to live in Syria. By Rasha MuhreMore
Allegations of homosexuality: a good one and a half years ago, 57 men were temporarily arrested in Lagos. They are still awaiting the court's verdict. By Reuters photographer Temilade Adelaja.