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OneShot — Witnessing the immediate aftermath, 2017 (©Toby Melville/Reuters)

This photo was taken just after a terrorist drove into pedestrians on the Westminster Bridge, killing five people. An injured woman gets comfort from a passerby.

This photo is among the World Press Photo of the Year 2018 Nominees.

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Play And Pay: Why Singapore's Education System Is Top Of The Class

For years, Singapore has topped education rankings and inspired other school systems. Among the keys to its success is a playful approach to education and highly paid teachers. But many worry about the pressure the system places on children.

Students at Sri Mariamman Hindu temple in Singapore

Yann Rousseau

SINGAPORE — Every year in mid-October, social networks are set ablaze in Singapore. Upset parents attack the Ministry of Education on Facebook, Twitter and other forums, accusing it of having organized tests that were too complicated for their children. They say their children came home from the math section of the PSLE – the Primary School Leaving Examination – in tears. The results come in late November.

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