A look at Pride 2019 parades and events from around the world
Allison Joyce, a photographer with Getty Images, spent time with some of the women taking on the dangerous but necessary task of clearing Sri Lanka’s remaining minefields.
We wear masks for many reasons: for fun, for protection, or to make a statement.
As more and more walls are built along borders worldwide, a look at some famous and some lesser-known barriers across the globe.
A mock prison facility in South Korea has been locking up paying “inmates” for brief stays in simple cells since 2013.
Since the 1860s, these intriguing counterbalanced cable railways have been built on mountaintops for tourists, on hillsides for mines, and in cities for public transport.
The total number of smartphone users worldwide will reach an estimated 3 billion this year—here’s a look at the visual landscape.
I’ve been hearing a lot about a “blue wave” in the news lately, so I thought I should do my best to cover this tidal force with news photos.
Images of the 15 tallest statues in the world as of today, plus five bonus photos of some more famous—if smaller—colossal monuments
Today, a visual feast—glimpses of libraries big and small, new and old, from across the globe
Recent images of robotic technology around the world
A look at Pride 2018 parades and events from around the world.
Recently, AFP photographers have been photographing people with job titles that are becoming very rare, such as lamplighter, street clerk, rickshaw puller, plowman, or elevator attendant.
There's nothing better than images of collectible coins, stage props, miniatures, and professional models to convey the intricacies of a distributed, decentralized, encrypted digital asset functioning as a virtual currency.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are taking to the streets today in hundreds of coordinated protests, calling for lawmakers to address school safety and gun violence.
Across the United States today, students participated in walkouts to protest gun violence one month after the deadly shooting in a Florida high school.
Reuters photographer Zohra Bensemra recently spent time in southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region, where locals have lived in underground homes for centuries.
A week after 17 people were murdered in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, teenagers across South Florida, in areas near Washington, D.C., and in other parts of the United States walked out of their classrooms to stage protests against the horror of school shootings and to advocate for gun law reforms.
A collection of U.S. presidents being photographed with prominent African American performers and artists—from President Harry Truman meeting with Duke Ellington in 1950 to President-Elect Trump with Kanye West in 2016.
Images of this weekend’s second annual Women's Marches in Washington, New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle, and from cities in England, Sweden, France, Canada, Germany, Italy, and more.
Last night, as the stroke of midnight rolled across the world's time zones, people gathered to celebrate the arrival of 2018.
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.
Following Sunday’s tragedy, the people of Las Vegas gathered together to donate blood, to pray, and to care for each other through a difficult time.
Earlier this year, photographers visited Kensington in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to photograph “El Campamento”, one of the largest open-air drug markets and shooting galleries on the East Coast, before it was shut down.
Scenes from above and below the water of the artistic swimmers at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in South Korea
Images of some of the training, preparation, and daily life that occupied the Apollo 11 astronauts and their NASA support team in the months leading up to launch day
Hot birds in France, the Festival of the Trays in Portugal, kid “muggers” in Washington State, earthquake damage in California, a Melania Trump monument in Slovenia, bull festivals in Spain, and much more
The annual Fiesta de San Fermín, including the famous Running of the Bulls, began in Spain this week.