Bicycling in the dark in Douma, Syria; moving Hamburg's swans to their winter home; and opening the International Toilet Festival in New Delhi.
Protests in Mexico City; skinny-dipping in Chonqing; and chess in Kuala Lumpur.
Shiites mark Ashura; Russian soldiers prepare for a parade; and a debutante ball in London.
U.S. Marines pack up in Afghanistan; Hungarians protest a proposed Internet tax; and a nude swimming competition in France.
A wedding portrait at Hong Kong's protests; gas masks at Indonesia's presidential inauguration; and sunlight in an Egyptian temple.
Protests in St. Louis; a pilgrimage in Peru; and the funeral of a Kurdish fighter.
Hong Kong's ongoing democracy protests; Eid al-Adha prayers in Indonesia; and skateboarding in Panama City.
Kurdish refugees cross into Turkey; global marches on climate change; and celebrating Munich's Oktoberfest.
Floods in Indian Kashmir; an English debutante ball; and Gaza's students return to school.
Screenshots from a jihadi's personal computer.
Protests in Egypt; an Amazon warehouse in Germany; and an underwater wedding portrait in Shanghai.
Protests in Islamabad; the aftermath of the conflict in Gaza; and remembering James Foley.
Ferguson protests; Liberians face the spread of Ebola; and the pope visits South Korea.
Peshmerga and Iraqi forces cooperated long enough to wrest a vital strategic asset back from the Islamic State. But can this tense alliance last?
Militias clash in Libya; preparations for India's Independence Day; and a wedding in a Gaza refugee camp.
What are major news organizations doing sending jihadi-approved photos from inside the Islamic State?
Today is Journalists' Day in Ukraine. But in a time of war there's little to celebrate.
The events that shaped 2013 -- and the photos we won't forget.
The U.S. media continue to tiptoe around the horrors of war. It's time to put more violence on TV.
Powerful photos of defiance from Freedom House's "Images of Freedom and Repression."
Two years after the Arab Spring awoke demons and democracy in the Middle East, I went to see whether changes had roiled the lands of royals.
Following in the footsteps of the French military advance in Mali.
Touring the Islamic Republic through the one social network it hasn't cracked down on yet.