Photos from Around the World
Cyclone Mahasen, Texas tornadoes, puffin census, melting Swiss glacier and more.
At 13, Radomir Franz knew he wanted to be a taxidermist. Now, he’s one of Europe’s most sought-after experts in the field.
The cyclone weakens into a tropical storm and then dissipates, causing far less damage than had been feared.
Bolivian workers strike, Nakba Day clashes, Barbie Dreamhouse protest, Cambodian factory collapse and more.
Facing influx of more than 400,000 Syrians displaced by war, Turkish leaders appeal for international aid.
Epecuen, which spent a quarter-century under water, is coming up for air in the farmlands southwest of Buenos Aires.
Wisconsin wildfire, Nakba Day march, Bangladesh prayer service, Prince Harry visits New Jersey and more.
Pigeons, sloth bear cubs, a pygmy hippo’s first steps, bison and more.
Ryan C. Fogle was briefly detained by Russia’s security service and then ordered out of the country.
Ancient Greece exhibit, Soyuz capsule landing, a vegetable orchestra, John Lennon’s Ferrari and more.
African Colombian hairdressing contest, tattoo convention, Our Lady of Fatima vigil, space music video and more.
Nawaz Sharif sealed a remarkable political comeback in Saturday’s vote.
Despite threats of violence, millions of Pakistanis stood in lines to vote Saturday in a historic election.
Survivor found in collapsed building in Bangladesh, Washington Monument repairs, Denmark Ink Festival and more.
Russia and other former Soviet republics mark the end of World War II, which they call the Great Patriotic War, with the holiday.
Australian prime minister visits New Guinea, Victory Day, Jerusalem Day, NASA’s ionosphere study and more.
What U.S. forces are leaving behind in Afghanistan after more than a decade of war.
The middle class is becoming a majority in Mexico, where dramatic demographic changes are taking place.
In a society rooted in egalitarianism, the families of top Communist Party officials wield increasing clout.
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Elsewhere in World
- Nigeria military: 24-hour curfew in parts of a northeastern city as campaign continues
- Official: Nigeria military attacks suspected Islamic extremist camps in northeast, killing 21
- Ex-warlord Prince Johnson quits his own party in Liberia
- Tunisia: Salafi conference threat to public order, setting up weekend confrontation
- Gunmen abduct elderly father of Syrian deputy foreign minister
- Gunmen kill 9 people in Iraq, 8 policemen kidnapped on road to Syrian, Jordanian border
- Clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt's Alexandria leave 1 dead
- Coptic Christian latest target of blasphemy frenzy under Islamist-ruled Egypt
- Army general who served in Afghanistan is Pentagon pick to command US troops in South Korea
- VA says more than 10,000 disability claims workers must put in overtime
- Pentagon poised to trim number of civilian furlough days, expand pool of exempt workers
- Senate panel approves Obama's nominee for US ambassador to Libya