As time passes, the scale of the disaster is becoming clearer. Rescuers and aid supplies are finally reaching some of the more inaccessible and devastated areas near Palu.
On September 28, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, triggering a localized tsunami, killing hundreds.
Images of the immediate effects of the monster storm in the Philippines, Hong Kong, and parts of southeastern China
Yesterday, to mark its 70th birthday, North Korea held a military parade, put on a massive show with its first “mass games” in five years, and finished with a torchlight parade.
Yesterday, the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years tore through the western part of the country with heavy rain and violent winds.
India’s southern state of Kerala is suffering its worst flooding in a century, with more than one million people displaced, and more than 400 reported deaths in the past two weeks.
Fiona Goodall, a photographer working with Getty Images, recently visited the tiny South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, a country battling rising sea levels with limited resources.
On the Indonesian island of Lombok, near Bali, at least 250 deaths and many hundreds of injuries have been reported, and tens of thousands have been left homeless.
For years, photographers have traveled across Russia finding and photographing intriguing ghost towns, empty Soviet factories, toppling houses, and crumbling churches.
A spectacular festival of handheld fireworks that dates back more than 350 years
Over the weekend, sustained heavy rainfall hit parts of western and central Japan, causing flash flooding, setting off landslides, and submerging floodplains.
In northern Thailand, hundreds of rescue workers have been searching for a group of 12 boys and their coach lost in a cave. They found them alive after days of being trapped underground, but getting them out won’t be easy.
Life in the Shamlapur refugee camp for Rohingyas in Bangladesh, where Clodagh Kilcoyne, a Reuters photographer, photographed refugees who have found unofficial work in the fishing industry
In north central Mongolia, the Dukha people have lived a nomadic life with their reindeer herds for generations—today, that way of life is under pressure.
Athletes have gathered in Pyeongchang, South Korea, one more time for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
A look at some of the final events of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
A look at some of the competition from the first days of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Scenes of the spectacular performances, fireworks, official proclamations, and the parade of nations that just took place in Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium in South Korea, signaling the start of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Before the Opening Ceremony, a collection of images of the preparation and training in Pyeongchang over the past several weeks.
Reuters photographer Kim Hong-Ji visited the derelict Alps Ski Resort in Goseong County, that, after operating for most of the 20th century, shut down in 2006 when too few skiers made the trip into the mountains.
For the past two weeks, the Philippine volcano Mount Mayon has been sporadically erupting as local authorities warn that an even more violent eruption may be imminent.
Earlier today, hundreds of thousands of Catholic devotees in Manila gathered together and climbed over each other to touch a centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ.
Early marriage is a common cultural practice within the Rohingya Muslim communities in Myanmar. Limited food rations in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh causes even more families to force their young daughters to marry.
On Monday, Indian police and forestry officials carried out a series of forced evictions of illegally built houses inside the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary, a protected habitat for wild elephants.
Images of the pets, working animals, and wildlife that have become victims, evacuees, rescuers, and comforters after California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire
A fireworks festival in Burma, political turmoil in Sri Lanka, starlings over Rome, an Allosaurus in Paris, wintry scenes in northern China, and much more
Chinese developers have opened a series of new tourist attractions in some very lofty places. Glass-bottomed bridges, cliffside walkways, observation decks, and more
The total number of smartphone users worldwide will reach an estimated 3 billion this year—here’s a look at the visual landscape.