The country's greatest chronicler of rural life embarks on a mission to digitize, well, everything.
A suicide bombing in Jalalabad, blamed on the Islamic State, shows that the country's terrorist problem is worsening.
This week, we have images of a visit to Coachella, raging fires in Siberia, Yazidi New Year celebrations, a burning Boeoegg in Zurich, the World Pole Dance Championships in Beijing, a gyrocopter on the the lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the Paris Marathon, a robot from the new Star Wars movie, bubbles in Egypt, and much more.
The British prime minister says he would be "heartbroken" if his country's Jews ever felt compelled to leave home.
The Golden Arches continue to inspire discontent on a domestic and international level.
A striking new photography book lifts the curtain on the people and places of Burma, from its time under a military dictatorship to the present day.
Congress won't approve President Obama's proposed authorization of military force, but it won't limit him either.
The EU's antitrust case against the tech giant illustrates a fight over norms about privacy and business ethics.
Tomorrow will mark the one-year anniversary of the sinking of the ferry Sewol off the coast of South Korea, and the loss of more than 300 people, including 250 students. Some of the families of those students have kept their children’s bedrooms intact to remember and honor their loved ones.
Facing overwhelming opposition on Capitol Hill, the White House on Tuesday agreed that lawmakers should be able to review a nuclear deal before it takes effect.
One word problem from a Singaporean school exam briefly became the talk of the Internet last weekend.
A long conflict as seen through a long trial
How Narendra Modi rode selfies and social media to the country's highest office
Most of the 276 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram last April are still missing—and so are thousands of other women and children in the country.
Across China, where new developments are keeping pace with the rapidly growing economy, reports continue to surface so-called "nail houses."
The president's assassination 150 years ago sparked outpourings of grief across the globe
The cartoonist urged satirists to "punch up" against authority, but the world does not divide so neatly between the privileged and their victims.
Every year, during Greek Orthodox Easter celebrations, members of rival churches sitting across a small valley stage a traditional "rocket war" by firing thousands of homemade rockets towards each other while services are held in the Greek village of Vrontados.
Assessing the true nature of Tehran's foreign policy
The hawkish junior senator from Arkansas discusses the president's motivations—and his own.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on the global economy's "new mediocre"—and why women are better leaders than men.