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.
China launches spacecraft to orbit moonChina launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.
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Hindu worshippers mark a day of food offerings, Nicole Kidman attends a golf tournament in China, and more top images.
St. Andrews students doused in foam, Indonesia’s new president and more of our favorite images of the week.
Protest leaders faced off with government officials in a debate marked by sweeping discourse but few concessions.
Jewish settlers destroyed or damaged nearly 11,000 Palestinian-owned trees last year, the U.N. reported.
A soldier was shot and killed at a war memorial and shots were fired in Parliament before the gunman was killed.
The United States has stepped up airstrikes against Islamic State fighters massed around the embattled Syrian town.
Diwali celebrations, “Sculpture by the Sea,” airstrikes and more.
Hindus around the world decorate their homes with flowers and oil lamps and light fireworks as the festival gets underway.
A World War I reburial in France, Diwali celebrations around the world, a giant frying pan on a Sydney beach and more.
This is Brazil’s Midwest, a friendly, unassuming place with a quiet sense of time to be killed and space to kill it.
Oscar Pistorius’s sentencing, fighting in eastern Congo, heavy winds and waves in England and more.
Possible remains of missing U-Va. student found, a new president in Indonesia, a foam party in Scotland and more.
The violence comes after talks between Kiev and Moscow end without a breakthrough.
After lying largely dormant for more than 400 years, Mount Sinabung has been intermittently exploding since last year.
In Pakistani village, no resting place for Christians.
A high-wire act, protests in Hong Kong, art around the world and more.