This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the artist whose cabaret posters have become synonymous with Paris and Montmartre, the area of Paris famous for its bohemian lifestyle and the haunt of artists, writers and philosophers in the late 1800s.
The “church of the chickens” is only one of the homespun, non-touristy and somewhat otherworldly attractions found along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, or the Way of St. James — an ancient pilgrim route supposedly traveled by the apostle to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ on the Iberian peninsula.
Dubrovnik is renowned for its defensive wall, towering forts, a characteristic red-tiled roofscape and narrow, climbing streets. It is these qualities that draw the film cameras that have brought Dubrovnik an unusual form of stardom.
This Spanish island has a strong cycling pedigree and is an annual training destination for Tour de France riders. For those who haven’t perched on a saddle for years, it's also a great place to get reacquainted with bicycling.
A new type of high-tech training exercise integrates troops on the ground, Marines in simulators and virtual forces, as part of the Marine Corps’ aggressive 10-year plan to prepare units to deploy anywhere, anytime.
Small businesses and large investors alike have been hit hard in Afghanistan amid uncertainty over the country’s future. An election impasse and the growing tensions surrounding it are adding to the potential for an economic crisis that, in addition to political and military crises, raising further questions about the legacy left by U.S. intervention.
For Afghan schools, the evaporation of international money that has accompanied the withdrawal of international military forces threatens to shutter their doors and reverse one of the few tangible achievements of a controversial war: a vast improvement in girl’s education.
Stars and Stripes Tablet Edition subscribers get exclusive access to galleries of the most provocative photography around. From unparalleled war photography, to touching memorial coverage, or the most exciting sporting events, every gallery is hand-picked by Stars and Stripes staffers around the world. This gallery is a preview of some of the photography in the Tablet Edition.