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.
Remains of MH17 victims arrive in MalaysiaMalaysia observed a day of mourning Friday as bodies and ashes of 20 of the 43 Malaysian victims of the MH17 incident arrived at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang.
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The students who went missing in the West Bank in June were laid to rest in the city of Modiin.
Stand-up comedy has taken off in the country, and the jokers aren’t sure how far to push.
Demonstrators are demanding that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign.
Malaysia mourns as 20 bodies are brought back more than a month after Ukrainian rebels shot down their plane.
A look at key images from this week’s news, from an Ebola quarantine in Liberia to continued protests in Ferguson.
Activists demonstrating against the Israeli offensive clash with Palestinian riot police in the city of Hebron.
Ancient Greek tomb discovered, artist “remakes” Hannibal’s Alpine crossing, Ebola doctor recovers and more.
Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima.
Militants in Gaza broke a temporary cease-fire by launching rockets at Israel on Tuesday, and Israel responded with airstrikes.
Mr. Bean dances, London Zoo stocktaking, George W. Bush takes Ice Bucket Challenge and more.
The move appears to have come without the approval of Kiev, which has voiced suspicions that the mission is a cover for an invasion.
Running a country isn’t easy. Here’s how some of the world’s most powerful political leaders unwind on vacation.
Residents wait for food after protesting a government quarantine of the West Point slum.
Fun and fascinating creatures around the world.
Seismic activity at Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano, hot air ballooning, ice bucket challenge and more.
A charity-run hostel caters to people who wish to die in Varanasi, Hinduism’s holiest city.