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Children play in an outdoor shower as a soldier takes part in a surprise operation in the Manguinhos slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, January 18, 2018. (Photo by Leo Correa/AP Photo)

Children play in an outdoor shower as a soldier takes part in a surprise operation in the Manguinhos slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, January 18, 2018. Troops have been sent to Rio due to the increase of the violence, and in an attempt to help restore order, but so far have had little impact. The operation on Thursday took place three weeks ahead of Carnival, when thousands of tourists are expected to arrive in the city. (Photo by Leo Correa/AP Photo)
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20 Jan 2018 06:57:00
Sulphur miners haul sulphur up an arduous path out of Indonesia’s Ijen volcano. The average carry out of the volcano is 70 kilograms per load per miner.  The all-time record carry was 120 kilograms in one load.  Extraordinary numbers given most of the miners only weigh around 55 kilograms.  Ijen volcano, Indonesia, 2012. (Photo by Hugh Brown/South West News Service)

Sulphur miners haul sulphur up an arduous path out of Indonesia’s Ijen volcano. The average carry out of the volcano is 70 kilograms per load per miner. The all-time record carry was 120 kilograms in one load. Extraordinary numbers given most of the miners only weigh around 55 kilograms. Ijen volcano, Indonesia, 2012. (Photo by Hugh Brown/South West News Service)
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30 Jul 2018 00:05:00
Mohammad Ashgar, 65, an Indian rickshaw puller, poses for a photograph next to his rickshaw in Kolkata on April 21, 2018. A mainstay of 19 th century transportation options, the hand- pulled rickshaw survives in India only in Kolkata after being outlawed elsewhere. The local puller's union puts the number of pullers in the city at 3,000. The union has resisted all previous attempts to ban their livelihood, previously organising mass protests of their members against moves to stamp out the practice. (Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP Photo)

Ahead of May Day, AFP' s video and photo teams spoke to men and women around the globe whose jobs are becoming increasingly rare, particularly as technology transforms societies. Here: Mohammad Ashgar, 65, an Indian rickshaw puller, poses for a photograph next to his rickshaw in Kolkata on April 21, 2018. (Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP Photo)
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02 May 2018 00:01:00
Steve Jobs Dies

Flowers and an iPad showing a picture of Steve Jobs are placed at a makeshift memorial for Steve Jobs at the Apple headquarters on October 5, 2011 in Cupertino, California. Jobs, 56, passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer... (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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06 Oct 2011 07:08:00
NATO and U.S. flags flutter as U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter flies over the military air base in Siauliai, Lithuania, April 27, 2016. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

NATO and U.S. flags flutter as U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter flies over the military air base in Siauliai, Lithuania, April 27, 2016. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)
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14 Jun 2016 12:29:00
A military police officer patrols in the Roquette Pinto shantytown, part of the Mare slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The Brazilian army has begun to pull out of one of Rio de Janeiro's most violent slums, with police assuming responsibility for security in the area. (Photo by Felipe Dana/AP Photo)

A military police officer patrols in the Roquette Pinto shantytown, part of the Mare slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The Brazilian army has begun to pull out of one of Rio de Janeiro's most violent slums, with police assuming responsibility for security in the area. (Photo by Felipe Dana/AP Photo)
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02 Apr 2015 12:26:00
Men are sent down into the sludge to clear the sewers in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on May 23, 2018. One man holds his nose as he goes under to scoop blockages out for no more than $10a day. (Photo by Rehman Asad/Barcroft Media)

Men are sent down into the sludge to clear the sewers in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on May 23, 2018. The people who do the work aren’t even given any protective clothing or goggles and have to dig out the clogged-up muck with a stick or their bare hands. (Photo by Rehman Asad/Barcroft Media)
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26 May 2018 00:05:00
Portrait Of Steve Jobs Made With Apples

The visual artist Olivier Lefebvre wanted to accomplish with his representation of Steve Jobs’ portrait made entirely out of apples – the landart tribute expresses the impact Steve Jobs had on modern technology and the apple silhouette.
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07 Sep 2015 08:27:00