Nominees for the 2019 World Press Photo-of-the-Year Contest

There is simply NO way to overestimate the power of a single image to capture the drama behind a news story. Often much more powerfully than words could ever express.

Afghan refugees waiting to cross the Iranian Border. Photo by Enayat Asadi.

From Turkey to Australia, from Yemen to the Texas-Mexico border, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe — here are MORE IMAGES, that speak to the life, trauma and danger happening every day, all over the world.

Warning: Some photos are difficult to see.