New Delhi and nearby cities and towns in India are suffering through some of the worst air quality that residents have experienced in years.
Images of the damage and immediate recovery work taking place in Japan after its worst storm in decades
Spectacular karst sandstone formations in Western Australia’s Purnululu National Park
Images of continued unrest on the streets of Hong Kong, some four months into its pro-democracy movement
Thick clouds of smoke and haze are blanketing much of Southeast Asia, due to largely illegal efforts to burn thousands of acres to clear land for farms and palm-oil plantations.
Some of the AFP photographer Brian Bielmann’s coverage of the 2019 Tahiti Pro surfing event, as seen from the surface and from beneath the waves
Images of some of the thousands of ancient temples and pagodas in Old Bagan, recently listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site
Scenes from above and below the water of the artistic swimmers at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in South Korea
Images of the dazzling light of the low sun on churning water, and some of the amazing encounters and rides experienced by surfers along the New South Wales coast
Late on Monday, a group of protesters broke off from the largely peaceful pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong to smash their way into Hong Kong's Legislative Council building.
Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens filled the city’s streets for a second weekend of protest against a controversial extradition bill.
Organizers claim that more than 1 million demonstrators took to the streets to denounce a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China and undercut Hong Kong’s independence.
Traditional honey hunters dangle from rope ladders in pursuit of valuable “cliff honey.”
Supporters of the presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto took to the streets of Jakarta, clashing violently with riot police, after his loss to incumbent President Joko Widodo was announced on Wednesday.
A collection of images of Akihito and his wife, Michiko, through the years, in their roles as emperor and empress of Japan.
After the horrific Easter Sunday bombings, loved ones mourn in Sri Lanka, and supporters offer prayers from around the world.
Photographers were on hand as some of the first student groups arrived to tour this vision of Mars in China’s Gobi Desert.
After the ice festival: fascinating aerial images of ephemeral architecture crumbling and returning to a liquid state
Allison Joyce, a photographer with Getty Images, spent time with some of the women taking on the dangerous but necessary task of clearing Sri Lanka’s remaining minefields.
Welcoming the arrival of the Year of the Earth Pig with family get-togethers, temple visits, street festivals, and displays of fireworks
Much of Australia has been enduring a string of record-breaking and dangerous heat waves since December.
Massive, colorful ice sculptures light up the night in the frigid northern city of Harbin, China.
At least 222 people have reportedly been killed along Indonesia’s Sunda Strait by a tsunami, likely triggered by an eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano.
Authorities in Allahabad, India, are expecting approximately 100 million visitors over the 48-day Ardh Kumbh Mela festival starting on January 15, 2019, and 22 temporary pontoon bridges are being built to handle the traffic.
Bundle up, maybe grab a mug of hot cider, and enjoy this batch of recent fall photos.
Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a look back at the 28 years when it stood, separating a city and its people.
A camel in New York City, the biggest Catrina in the world, flooding in South Sudan, saffron harvest in Iran, Bonfire Night celebrations in England, pelican moving in the Czech Republic, and much more.
Finding love, confidence, and resilience in a youth-led community