A Free Syrian Army fighter plays with a dog along a street in Deir al-Zor. The Syrian government excluded the largely rebel-held province  - where polio broke out this year - from a 2012 vaccination campaign. Photograph: Khalil Ashawi/Reuters.

The Syrian government excluded the largely rebel-held province of Deir al-Zor - where polio broke out this year - from a 2012 vaccination campaign. Au(...)

Chris Maher, founder and chief executive of Musical Youth Foundation, with student Daryl Ward, at Ringsend College, Dublin. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill  Dara Mac Donaill  Dara MacDonaill

“Learning the guitar has made me a lot more organised and a lot more confident,” Daryl Ward (16) says. Ward is taking time between classes at his scho(...)