Good images move people, and there's no denying that fact. The internationally-acclaimed World Press Photography Awards exhibition makes Singapore its final port of call, and we're definitely moving to go see it.
From 8th to 30th March, the exhibition will feature some of the most striking photographs ever to be seen in print, and will be held at the iconic Raffles Hotel after making a whirlwind tour of 45 countries. Open from 8am to 10pm everyday, gawking at the photos is free of charge.
Still not sure if you should make your way down for this? Scroll down and preview the stories behind these powerful images on display.
Proceed with caution though, some images might make you feel uncomfortable.
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Alessio Romenzi, Italy
Agency / Publication: Corbis for Time magazine
Story behind this photo: 14 April 2012, Syria-Turkey border: Displaced people attempt to cross the border from Syria into Turkey.
Award: 1st Prize General News Stories
Fabio Bucciarelli, Italy
Agency / Publication: Agence France-Presse
Story behind this photo: 10 October 2012, Aleppo, Syria: A Free Syrian Army fighter takes up position in the Sulemain Halabi district, a rebel stronghold, during clashes with government forces.
Award: 2nd Prize Spot News Stories
Rodrigo Abd, Argentina
Agency / Publication: The Associated Press
Story behind this photo: 10 March 2012, Idlib, Syria: Aida cries as she recovers from severe injuries sustained during a Syrian military bombardment of her home, in the northern city of Idlib. Her husband and two children were killed in the attack.
Award: 1st Prize General News Single
Daniel Berehulak, Australia
Agency / Publication: Getty Images
Story behind this photo: 07 March 2012, Rikuzentakata, Iwate, Japan: Uprooted pine trees still lie strewn over a beach in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture. Rikuzentakata was almost completely destroyed by the 2011 tsunami, and lost up to 40 percent of its population of over 23,000.
Award: 3rd Prize General News Stories