A massive theme park in Ankara, Turkey, closed after less than a year of operation, sits abandoned, a symbol of ambition, waste, and political turmoil.
A glimpse of some of the 4,500 athletes representing 163 countries as they compete in Tokyo, Japan.
Images from the past week of Olympic competition in Tokyo
Scenes from the first few days of Olympic competition in Japan
Over the weekend, a massive mudslide struck a seaside resort town in Japan.
Images from Sri Lanka, where locals are cleaning beaches polluted by debris from a burning cargo ship
Images of the battle against COVID-19 in India over the past few weeks
Images of the widespread damage caused by this once-in-a-generation flooding event
A Reuters photographer recently spent time with researchers who call themselves the “virus hunters,” as they caught and studied bats in the Philippines.
Last month, Myanmar’s military seized power from elected officials, and in recent weeks, protests against the coup have expanded nationwide—and crackdowns have escalated.
Residents are marking the passage of a decade since a magnitude-9.0 earthquake struck off Japan’s northeastern shore—the most powerful earthquake ever recorded to have hit the country.
A recent string of demonstrations against Thailand’s military-backed government continues despite crackdowns by officials.
A few glimpses of mountainous Guizhou and its many residents
Images of the high water and some of the damage it has caused across China over the past few months
Days of unprecedented rainfall have caused rivers to overflow their banks, sweeping away bridges and roads, thereby cutting off many communities.
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.
The 12th annual panoramic-photo competition has just come to a close, and the winning images and finalists have been announced.
The finish line of the the 125th Boston Marathon, a mock-up of Mars in Israel, giant hyperrealistic sculptures in London, valley fog in rural Maine, a Radio City Rockettes rehearsal, and much more
Winning images from the annual photo competition produced by the Natural History Museum, London
A collection of images of autumn—the best season