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.
Young fighters find their way in and out of the ring.
The recent war on crime in the Philippines has overfilled an already-strained prison system.
A South Korean program brings participants together to reflect on their lives by experiencing their own fake funeral.
Wildlife officials armed with a court order entered the temple to remove the tigers and investigate potential criminal misconduct.
Images and portraits from present-day Hiroshima
Later this month, Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, 71 years after the United States dropped the first atomic weapon used in warfare on the city in 1945.
For the past five years, Russia has been building a new spaceport in its Far East, about 3,500 miles (5,500 kilometers) away from Moscow, called the Vostochny Cosmodrome.
The Luminale festival in Germany, Space Needle renovations in Seattle, pointy boots in Mexico, St. Patrick's Day in Ireland, and much more.
Gigantic piles of impounded, abandoned, and broken bicycles have become a familiar sight in many Chinese cities, after a rush to build up its new bike-sharing industry vastly overreached.
Photos of the long, painstaking construction process of the $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope, set to launch in early 2019.
Fifteen years ago, the bombs started falling on Baghdad. While the invasion was quick, the Iraq War was anything but.