Photos of the Syrian cultural heritage sites now being used as battlefields and sniper hideouts.
Striking photos of playgrounds -- sans children -- from around the globe.
Abe visits Moscow; a duck floats into Hong Kong harbor; and workers of the world unite.
Images of life inside the walls of Lebanon's infamous Roumieh prison.
Photos of the country that was supposed to be the poster child for the war on drugs.
The big box behemoth might be a global force for good, but expansion doesn't make everyone happy.
Hagel talks chemical weapons; Putin talks to the nation; and Londoners talk about a royal baby bump.
A deadly week in Boston; a massive earthquake hits Iran; and a fractured Venezuela grows tense.
Powerful photos of defiance from Freedom House's "Images of Freedom and Repression."
A side-by-side comparison of how John Kerry and Hillary Clinton conduct diplomacy.
The world reacts to Thatcher's death; Americans play with guns; and Putin gets a surprise.
Exclusive photos of the bizarre and barren border between North Korea and its longtime ally.
Photos of Margaret Thatcher from her days as one of the world’s foremost cold warriors.
North Korea's full of threats; a topless activist gets the boot; and the Japanese entertain the gods.
Photos from Joel Wit and Siegfried Hecker's 2008 trip inside North Korea's infamous nuclear complex, which Kim Jong Un pledged to reactivate this week.
Health concerns over dead pigs have once again cast a spotlight on the Middle Kingdom's massive pork industry.
Aung San Suu Kyi reviews the troops, Kim Jong Un plots his next move, and Barack Obama bounces a ball on his head.
Photos of the Chinese first ladies who paved the way for Peng Liyuan.
Obama makes a long-awaited pilgrimage; Cyprus's ATMs get popular; and Valencia goes up in flames.
Some of the most unforgettable photographs from a decade of war.
Habemus papam; Japan's in bloom; and kissing teenagers in Bali.