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.
Berlin Wall slabs, East German secret police archives, Scotland votes on independence, volcano in Java erupts and more.
The three-day visit is expected to focus on India’s need to improve worn-out infrastructure and reduce its trade deficit.
Voters from across Scotland streamed into polling places Thursday to have their say in a historic referendum.
As the Ebola epidemic continues, a new treatment center in Liberia has started accepting patients.
Heavy wind and rain cause damage and displace residents and tourists.
Oil-rich Kurdistan region is shaken by Islamic State threat and an economic crisis fueled by budget disputes and corruption.
Clashes with police erupted during rallies before and after adoption of a “lustration” law.
Both sides make a last push for supporters ahead of a vote on independence.
Wildfires in California, National Guardsmen return from Afghanistan, NASA’s Orion test and more.
Riot police evicted activists occupying an abandoned hotel in Sao Paulo. Then violence broke out in the streets.
In Ebola-ravaged Liberia, churches serve as a rare gathering place.
Fun and fascinating creatures around the world.
West Coast wildfires, goldfish surgery, a giant squid, Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano and more.
On its maiden voyage, the Navy’s newest warship is sailing around South America to its home port in San Diego.
A mud race for charity, the Miss America pageant, the unveiling of a memorial to Amy Winehouse and more top news photos.