Scenes from around India during weeks of restrictive pandemic measures
Images from the photojournalist Alexey Malgavko of some of the homeless inhabitants of Omsk, Russia
Images from Wuhan, Beijing, Shanghai, and other locations in China over the past two weeks, as residents continue to cope with COVID-19
Recent scenes from Wuhan, Shanghai, Beijing, and other coronavirus-affected areas, where travel restrictions and quarantine measures have left many streets, parks, and malls deserted.
Several photographers continue to report from Wuhan, China, where streets appear nearly deserted after a quarantine and traffic ban.
Windblown ice and snow build up hulking shapes on the trees atop Mount Zao.
In the Philippines, parts of the landscape near Taal have gone completely gray, covered in a blanket of volcanic ash.
Images of the devastating bushfires in southeastern Australia over the past few weeks, and of those coping with the disaster
Some of the most violent clashes so far of the five-month-old pro-democracy protest movement in Hong Kong took place this past weekend, as riot police stormed the campus of a university where protesters had barricaded themselves.
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.
A new waterslide in the Czech Republic, a cat on the Algerian waterfront, a grotto reopening in Italy, burying a coronavirus victim in Russia, a wildfire in Colorado, and much more
Images of some of the dozens of statues that have been toppled, defaced, or slated for removal across the U.S. over the past month
Images from hard-hit areas in Kenya, Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Yemen, taken over recent months
Recent images of the Antarctic landscape, wildlife, and research facilities, as well as some of the work taking place there