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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More than 30 killed on Japan’s Mount Ontake after volcano erupted without warning Sept. 27.
The latest clash with Beijing over voting rights escalated as police tried to break up demonstrations with batons and tear gas.
An injured sea turtle is fitted with weights to help it stay submerged, Alpine Ibix goats climb a dam, surfer dogs and more.
Dust storm on Mars, massive Hong Kong protest, above the Arctic Circle, the Tasmanian cave spider and more.
The United States launches airstrikes against targets in Syria.
Bungee-jumping in Siberia, Hong Kong students protest, Japan’s Mount Ontake erupts and more.
As they flee the advancing Islamic State, they are hoping Turkish fighters can establish a secure zone for their safe passage.
Nation’s citizens live lives amid unrelenting death.
A week-long boycott of classes is underway as thousands gather to demand democratic reforms.
Syrian refugees enter Turkey, U.S. airstrikes launch, U.N. climate summit begins and more images from the week’s news.
Miami fights rising sea levels, amorous donkeys reunited, Karachi’s mythical half-fox half-woman and more.
Ai Weiwei’s Alcatraz exhibit, an unfinished da Vinci painting, Indian spacecraft’s image from Mars and more.
As the Ebola epidemic continues, patients in Liberia celebrate recovery from deadly disease.
Archaeologists made the discovery during an excavation at the site of a concentration camp in eastern Poland.
The annual three-week celebration attracts millions of visitors from around the world.
Nearly 150,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey since the past weekend.