The pandemic has hit the developed world hard. How will it affect countries with fewer resources?
A moonset over Maine, tall grass in a Roman park, a mass grave in Brazil, partitioned tables at a Bangkok restaurant, a thunderstorm in Bordeaux, triathlete training in Belgium, and much more
The country has exempted Ramadan gatherings from its lockdown, illustrating the temptation, and the risks, of coming together.
Images of animals around the globe, both affected by, and coping with, a suddenly changed world
The U.S. gives more money than China to many international organizations. So why do they seem more sympathetic to Beijing?
Women leaders are a symptom of a political system’s success, not necessarily its cause.
A virtual photo trip through the dancing spheres of Jupiter and its four major moons, Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto
A collection of historical Ramadan prayer services, dinners, and gatherings around the world, leading up to the coronavirus lockdown
Photographers around the world show us their view from Taiwan, Italy, Brazil, and beyond.
Cities around the world might slowly be coming back to life, but there’s no going back to “normal.”
The pandemic raises unavoidable and legitimate political questions. We should be suspicious of any attempt to dismiss them.
Mount Fuji at sunset, a burial in Tijuana, a prison riot in Peru, ballroom-dancing practice in Australia, a social-distancing motorbike in India, and much more
The pandemic has exposed how richer countries, including the United States, rely on health-care workers from poorer ones, such as the Philippines.
The news agency Agence France-Presse recently asked photojournalists around the world to take portraits of workers at their job, and to ask them questions about their current situation, amid varying coronavirus lockdowns.
European leaders have set out plans for restarting their societies. But the choice isn’t theirs; it belongs to individual citizens.
Recent images of movies being shown to apartment dwellers in Germany, Colombia, Brazil, and France during coronavirus lockdowns
The prime minister has returned to work, bringing his characteristic positivity with him. For it to succeed, he needs to back up his rhetoric with results.
The cancellation of major events has left stadiums empty and casinos closed.
How severely can countries really punish China when many of them need Beijing for the most crucial of things—medical supplies?
Orthodox Easter in Ukraine, health-care workers on the job, surfers in Australia, idle aircraft in Denver, preparations to reopen Austria, and much more