Political stability for a better economy, thumbs up for good governance, swing between Left and Right, or a change for better reforms… voters from Pakistan to Venezuela made their choices. Compiled by K Deepalakshmi.
The Yazidis, who face murderous attacks by ISIS militants, are a Kurdish speaking minority in Iraq, said to number less than half a million. They live primarily in the Lalesh Valley in northern Iraq, 560 km from Baghdad. Members of this ethnic group have migrated towards Syria, Georgia, Armenia, and Europe. Photos: Eric Lafforgue