Photos from around the region
A British national was killed in an attack on an embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital.
A pro-democracy demonstration site in the Mong Kok district is being dismantled.
A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck in Hakuba town, Nagano prefecture.
Until recently, few people in once-isolated Burma had mobile telephones. That’s changing.
Countries representing 90 percent of the world’s gross domestic product will discuss economic growth, trade and public health.
Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Burma have been put in displaced-persons camps amid religious violence.
Moon bears rescued in Vietnam, baby swamp wallabies, white elephants and more.
Shiite devotees in Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan mark the holy day amid heightened security measures.
Fans celebrate at a convention in Los Angeles and a theme park in Tokyo as the Japanese character turns 40.
More than a hundred homes were destroyed in the island nation’s central hills after monsoon rains.
Protest leaders faced off with government officials in a debate marked by sweeping discourse but few concessions.
Westerners have only glimpses of life in the closed-off country.
After lying largely dormant for more than 400 years, Mount Sinabung has been intermittently exploding since last year.
Search teams rescued dozens of stranded foreign trekkers and recovered 10 more bodies.
Pro-democracy supporters continued to occupy the streets after talks with the government broke down.
Violence has fallen since a tenuous truce that began Sept. 5, but the atmosphere remains tense.