Photos from Mathare, one of Nairobi's sprawling slums, where warlords, witches, and drug dealers stump for votes ahead of next month's election.
An Olympian faces murder charges; a restive Gao erupts; and thousands get married en masse in Korea.
A look back at the roller-coaster career of Silvio Berlusconi on the eve of what may be his last election.
The pope resigns; North Korea tests nukes again; and MPs toss some pancakes.
Images from the women's rights rallies that have been taking place around the world this week.
In honor of Valentine's Day, an assortment of political pecks from around the world.
Obama fires a shotgun; Ahmadinejad heads to Egypt; and Britain rediscovers a king.
Hagel takes a beating; Egypt smolders; and a monkey may or may not have seen the great beyond.
Following in the footsteps of the French military advance in Mali.
Hillary Clinton traveled to 112 countries -- we made an awesome slide show.
The United States celebrates an inauguration; Egyptians return to Tahrir Square; and a fire at a Chicago warehouse turns icy.
Photos of the women who've been moving closer and closer to the front lines for years.
In the battle for South Kordofan, civilians pay the biggest price.
The images that defined Obama's first four years on the world stage, with reflections from those who were intimately involved in shaping them.
Postcards from France's first intervention in Mali -- more than a century ago.
Israeli pols hit the trail from Haifa to Hebron in search of votes ahead of next Tuesday's election.
French boots hit Malian soil; smog covers Beijing; and a nonchalant horse trots through a bonfire.
Images of the swelling protest movement behind the country's latest bout of political turmoil.
Photos from the rice fields of Haiti's Central Plateau and northwest Arkansas -- two regions at the heart of the debate over U.S agricultural subsidies.
Karzai is welcomed in style; Southern Weekend goes on strike; and an Italian cruise ship lies in wait.
North Korea's leadership wants to sing the praises of its technological prowess -- but it's stuck in the 1980s.
From Turkey to Jordan, heavy overnight snowfall Thursday jammed transportation, closed businesses, and made life more difficult for thousands in refugee camps around the Middle East. The wacky weather provided a surreal backdrop for everything from snowball fights to clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers.
The United States retreats from the cliff; Chadian soldiers cross the border; a town in Spain has a flour fight.