The United Nations Refugee Agency now reports that more than 420,000 people have fled the violence in Burma since August 24.
The United Nations Refugee Agency reports that 123,000 people—mostly Rohingya Muslims—have fled into Bangladesh since August 25.
India celebrated its 70th Independence Day on August 15, during a busy week across the nation.
In Tibet’s Hengduan Mountains, workers are hauling thousands of parts over challenging terrain by mule and by hand to build the Tibet Electric Power Networking Project.
For the past two weeks, rally racers from 35 countries drove 5,965 miles (9,600 kilometers) from Moscow, Russia, to Xi'an, China.
Images of the vertical cityscape, street scenes, monuments, people, and natural landscapes of Hong Kong.
Moscow’s underground transit system is now more than 80 years old, and carries up to 9 million passengers through more than 200 stations every day.
A Muslim militant group linked to ISIS attacked and took control of parts of Marawi city in the southern Philippines last week.
AP photographer Kin Cheung spent time recently photographing some of the tiny subdivided housing units in Hong Kong, known as “coffin homes.”
In northwestern China, the vast Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is home to nearly 22 million residents.
Anti-government protests have escalated again in Indian-administered Kashmir, following violent clashes earlier this month.
Photographs from the past few years of North Koreans seen just over the border from parts of China and South Korea
On March 26, 2017, thousands of Russians rallied across the country to protest government corruption, in one of the largest opposition demonstrations in years.
Images of this year's Holi festival from India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
Six years after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, the evacuation zone around the crippled nuclear power plant remains devoid of humans—but the boars have moved in.
In northern Japan, the Tsugaru Railway operates between Tsugaru Goshogawara and Tsugaru Nakazato stations, about 12 miles apart, or a 45 minute ride through a quiet rural landscape.
On January 9, hundreds of thousands of Catholic devotees in Manila, Philippines, took part in a barefoot procession lasting 22 hours, carrying a centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ through the streets.
The high temperature on Christmas Day in Sydney, Australia, reached 84° F (29° C), and residents and tourists took to Bondi Beach to play and cool off.
Recently, Reuters photographer Sergei Karpukhin spent time in Russia’s far north, visiting reindeer herders as they brought their herds into the settlement of Krasnoye.
For the past five weekends, hundreds of thousands of protesters have been occupying large parts of downtown Seoul, in some of the largest demonstrations seen in decades.
An intimate look at the stars of the world's largest film industry
In Russia’s Siberian wilderness, a new gold rush is on, as local ‘tuskers’ set up illegal ivory mines, blasting away soil and permafrost to find the tusks, horns, and bones of woolly mammoths and rhinos.
The photographer Fabian Muir has visited the closed-off country five times, hoping for a glimpse of the everyday.
Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, has continued his bloody war on illegal drugs, resulting in more than 2,000 violent deaths over the past two months.
Four decades ago Jimmy Carter was sworn in as the 39th president of the U.S., the original Star Wars movie was released in theaters, and much more.
More than a dozen wildfires burning across Northern California have destroyed at least 5,700 structures and are being blamed for 40 deaths.
Wildfires rage across California, the World Solar Challenge race in Australia, a show by the Swiss Air Force in the Alps, and much more.
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are close to driving ISIS out of Raqqa, but at a heavy cost to the city and its people.