For more than five years now, Syrians have endured the loss and hardship caused by a protracted civil war.
Estonia’s triplet Olympic Marathoners, protests in France, U.S. special operations forces in Syria, the National Spelling Bee in Maryland, a thousand Indian Runner ducks in a South African vineyard, and much more.
Images and portraits from present-day Hiroshima
One of the most intimate human gestures, a kiss can convey greetings, give comfort, express joy, and above all, show love.
The deadline to enter the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is fast approaching—entries will be accepted until May 27, 2016.
Associated Press photographer Muhammed Muheisen has documented many refugees heading to Europe. He often found himself wondering “What happens to migrants once they reach Europe?”, and heard about a program in the Netherlands where the government had started housing refugees in vacant prisons.
The ruins of ancient Roman barracks discovered in Italy, a toddler tied to a rock in India, the South Sudan Wheelchair Basketball Association, a nude Shakespeare performance in New York’s Central Park, and much more.
In Belgium, the Reuters photographer Yves Herman recently visited Animatrans, a funeral home that claims to be the first in Belgium designed exclusively for pets.
Angela Merkel has served as Germany’s Chancellor for more than ten years now, and in her official capacity happens to have met and interacted with quite a number of robots.
A virtual trip to the southern tip of South America, where Getty Images photographers recently captured scenes from across Patagonia
As reported last week here in the Atlantic, Venezuela is falling apart. Over the past two years, triple-digit inflation, massive shortages, rising crime rates, and failing public services have left many in desperate situations.
Scenes from North Korea, Victory Day in Moscow, pigeons rigged with LED lights leave trails in the night sky, Hindu rituals performed in honor of Donald Trump in India, and much more.
Later this month, Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, 71 years after the United States dropped the first atomic weapon used in warfare on the city in 1945.
A collection of recent images of things that are real, but not quite real.
After a week of wildfires raging through the town of Fort McMurray and the surrounding area, more than 500,000 acres of forest and 2,400 buildings have been destroyed.
The photographer Jim Dyson traveled to locations across London to make comparisons between scenes from the Blitz and present-day on the 75th anniversary of “The Longest Night.”
A drought in India, a rescue in Nairobi, wildfires in Alberta, the Olympic Torch in a Brazilian pool, a hoverboard record set in France, and much more.
All week long, raging wildfires have swept across neighborhoods and forests of the city of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada.
Reuters photographer Aly Song recently visited a small neighborhood in Shanghai—a remnant patch of smaller houses and shops where residents live in homes surrounded by a concrete wall and looming skyscrapers on all sides.
The Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is now underway at National Geographic, and entries will be accepted until the end of the month, May 27, 2016.