Photos from Around the World
From Beijing to Berlin, revelers decked the halls.
An earthquake and tsunami in 2004 would claim thousands of lives in the region.
Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations, N.Y.C. police officers remembered, Mississippi tornado and more.
The village of Quewein, without electricity or clean water, and others like it pose new challenges in the campaign to stop the virus.
More than 500 dogs find care at the Vafa Animal Shelter, which is the country’s only licensed animal refuge.
From rural villages to the bustling capital of Pyongyang, a rare peek into the highly isolated country.
St. Paul’s choristers, Hanukkah and Christmas celebrations, Japanese Emperor Akihito’s birthday and more.
The Mansour Mall has given the city’s residents a refuge from the daily bloodshed on their streets.
Fun and fascinating creatures from around the world.
With lights, greenery and gingerbread, cities around the globe celebrate the holiday season.
Winter solstice celebrations, vigils for slain police officers, monkeys rescuing a hurt companion in India and more.
Westerners have only glimpses of life in the closed-off country.
The story of a Berlin mosque illustrates Muslim communities’ battle to save youths from the pull of extremists.
A look at some of our favorite images of the week.
Baby cheetah quadruplets, reaction to new U.S. policy on Cuba, vigil for the homeless and more.
A gingerbread VW bus, Alan Gross returns home, N.Y. bans fracking and more top images.