This Sunday, November 11, 2018, will mark the passing of 100 years since the end of World War I.
For the first four days of November, Toulouse, France, became a labyrinth, home to a street-theater performance by a massive robotic spider and a 50-ton Minotaur.
Photos of Venice, Italy, during a period of near-record flooding
The 185th Oktoberfest beer festival opened in Munich this weekend, and organizers are expecting more than 6 million visitors over the next two weeks.
Recent images of Croatia’s dramatic landscape, cities, parks, and shorelines
In August 1968, the Soviet Union sent 2,000 tanks and thousands of Warsaw Pact troops into Czechoslovakia to seize control and put down its growing pro-democratic government.
For years, photographers have traveled across Russia finding and photographing intriguing ghost towns, empty Soviet factories, toppling houses, and crumbling churches.
Strong winds drove wildfires across the villages, hills, and forests around Athens, Greece, starting on July 23, with authorities blaming the fires for at least 74 deaths.
Fields of lentils and poppies carpet this Italian landscape with a colorful quilt of blossoming flowers every year.
In parts of Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, and Russia, an ancient pagan rite combined with a traditional Orthodox feast to become Ivan Kupala Night, a festival celebrating the summer solstice.
A collection of photos of millinery miracles worn by Royal Ascot racegoers over the past few years.
This year will mark the passing of a full century since the end of World War I. Much of the battle-ravaged landscape along the Western Front has been reclaimed by nature, erasing the scars of the war.
In 1918, the American photographer Lewis Hine traveled across France, photographing refugee families, orphaned children, wounded and shell-shocked soldiers, the nurses and volunteers who cared for them all, and the ruined buildings they fled.
A visit to the amazing clifftop monasteries of Meteora in central Greece.
AFP photographer Olivier Morin recently spent time with surfers above the Arctic Circle on the beaches of Norway’s Lofoten Islands.
A blast of freezing weather called the “Beast from the East” has gripped most of Europe this week, bringing snowstorms and icy conditions as far south as the Mediterranean.
Reuters photographer Stéphane Mahé visited a farmer named Jean-Bernard Huon on his farm in western France, where he deliberately lives a traditional, non-mechanized farm life.
Every autumn, a spectacular animal migration takes place in Georgia’s Tusheti region in the northern Caucasus Mountains.
Four thousand French soldiers are currently deployed across five African nations in support of a wide-ranging counter-terrorism effort.
Last weekend, the tiny and isolated British island of Saint Helena welcomed its first scheduled commercial flight from South Africa.
On Sunday, the Spanish region of Catalonia held a much-contested referendum on independence from Spain.
Earlier today, in the Spanish Mediterranean town of Bunol, around 22,000 people gathered to throw 150 tons of ripe tomatoes at each other.
One last aerial photo tour of the country of Georgia, before new drone laws kick in.
High in the Apuan Alps of Tuscany sits Monte Altissimo, climbed by Michelangelo in 1517, where the artist found “the marble of his dreams.”
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.