Trekking the Annapurna Circuit is not nearly as grueling of an adventure as climbing Everest. But as last week’s death shows, it is certainly not without risks.
An estimated 15,000 militants from at least 80 nations are believed to have entered Syria to help overthrow the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Related story.
Refugees from Syria’s civil war are remaking the political, economic and religious landscape in the Mideast.
Greeks go to the pollsGreeks were voting on Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future.
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The president arrives for Republic Day celebrations
Pro-Russian separatists shell the eastern city of Mariupol, leaving dozens dead or injured.
Shiite insurgents overran the palace and shelled the residence in an offensive against the Western-allied government.
After being hindered by rough weather, Indonesian search and rescue officials were able to retrieve six bodies from the wreckage.
The new monarch, Salman bin Abdul Aziz, is a veteran of the country’s top leadership.
Both countries express optimism, but Havana wants change in migration policy.
Glowing blue water from algal bloom in Hong Kong, Czech Republic dogsled race and more.
Gov. Larry Hogan’s snowy inauguration in Maryland and more key images from the week’s news.
Saudi Arabia’s new king joined prayers Friday before the simple burial of the country’s late ruler Abdullah.
From original blueprints to a rare photo album, artifacts from the infamous concentration camps in Poland are still surfacing.
Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz was popular with his subjects and kept a good relationship with the United States.
First lady’s White House reading event, artifacts recovered in Rome, Microsoft unveils HoloLens device and more.
Moscow traded accusations with Ukraine over which side was responsible for the latest bloodshed in the region.
A Palestinian man attacked at least nine people on a crowded bus during rush hour in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday.
State of the Union, birds in San Francisco fouled by mysterious goo, passengers stabbed on Israeli bus and more.
This week’s collection includes residents of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park.
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Asia / Pacific
- Japan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostages
- Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations
- Obama, Modi cite progress toward nuclear ties
- Japanese PM signs condolence book following King Abdullah's death
- Abandoned as a child bride, wife of India’s prime minister hopes he calls