Photos from Around the World
A look at some of our favorite images of the week.
Fans celebrate at a convention in Los Angeles and a theme park in Tokyo as the Japanese character turns 40.
Germany will soon celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Bears up a tree in Pennsylvania, Hello Kitty’s anniversary, a giant catfish in Colombia, China Fashion Week and more.
More than a hundred homes were destroyed in the island nation’s central hills after monsoon rains.
Blaise Compaore resigned after protests in response to his proposal to amend the constitution so he could seek another term.
Lucha VaVoom wrestling, Mexican royal tomb discovery, birth of a beluga whale, Mount Kilauea lava flow and more.
Peshmerga forces have traveled by land and sea to fight against the Islamic State in Syria after Turkey allowed them.
Treasure hunters imperil a rich cultural heritage in their search for artifacts.
Many Tunisians are joining the Islamic State. Upcoming elections will help determine the direction of the country.
A butterfly conservatory in N.Y., model dinosaurs in Germany, high heel racers in D.C., a Virginia rocket explosion and more.
Protest leaders faced off with government officials in a debate marked by sweeping discourse but few concessions.
Dancers in Sydney, Redskins beat the Cowboys, protests in Hong Kong and more events from around the world.
Westerners have only glimpses of life in the closed-off country.
In New Kru Town, everything is shared: mattresses, toilets, food, the burden of caring for the ill.
Freddy Mamani livens up buildings in a big way with spellbinding mixes of color.