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.
Israel, militants trade fire after talks failPalestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce collapsed.
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The students who went missing in the West Bank in June were laid to rest in the city of Modiin.
Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima.
Demonstrators are demanding that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign.
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.
Refugees flee violence, some seeking shelter in Russia, while Kiev says its army has entered the rebel stronghold of Luhansk.
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Residents protest a government quarantine of the West Point slum put in place to contain the spread of the deadly virus.
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.
Flooding and a deadly landslide ensue as heavy rains sweep the country.
A Honduran family struggles to find their firstborn daughter, then 10, who was lost during their attempt to enter the U.S.
In India, worshipers celebrate the birth of the Hindu god Krishna by linking up to reach a pot high above the ground.
Surfing for autistic children, Ferguson protests and clashes, suspected Ebola carrier in Berlin and more.
The pope begins his first trip through Asia with a five-day visit to South Korea.