Since 1950, around 25,000 summit climbs have been attempted on peaks in the Himalayas with more than 900 people dying in the attempt.
Former rebels and their families return after 15 years in Congo.
Refugees from Syria’s civil war are remaking the political, economic and religious landscape in the Mideast.
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The students who went missing in the West Bank in June were laid to rest in the city of Modiin.
Meanwhile, European leaders delayed new sanctions against Russia over its role in the Ukraine conflict.
Shellings and protests continue in Ukraine as the military conflict escalates in the east.
Each side claims victory as Gaza residents return to their homes.
Wicked waves, conflict in Ukraine and Gaza, Napa earthquake, Michael Brown’s funeral and more images from this week’s news.
Locusts swarm Madagascar, a “rubble bucket” challenge, Death Valley’s moving rocks mystery solved and more.
Nearly half of Sierra Leone’s Ebola cases have been found in the rural Kailahun district.
Boogie-boarders ride California’s high waves, elephant polo, battlefields of Verdun and more.
An annual elephant polo tournament in Thailand raises money for elephant conservation projects.
The International Photojournalism Festival in France features haunting images from all over the world. The festival provides thousands of professional photojournalists to meet and discuss their work.
Ukraine charged Russia was deepening its foray into Ukrainian territory and sending new troops to the Crimean border.
Hamas and Israel have agreed to an open-ended cease-fire after 50 days of warfare that has killed more than 2,200 people.
Fire on the sun, tomato fight in Spain, Texas mammoth discovery, Gaza cease-fire, oil spill in Mexico and more.
The town’s annual festival has participants flinging tomatoes at each other, leaving the streets, and the people, awash in red.
Kissing koi, a giant African snail, a rockhopper penguin, a bighorn sheep rescued in California and more.
Memphis Belle flies over Baltimore, 3-million-year-old Taung skull, women’s gymnastics and more.