Following weeks of escalating tensions, militants in the Gaza Strip began firing rockets into Israel, and Israeli forces have conducted air strikes in Gaza in response.
For several days now, people across the country have voiced their anger in large demonstrations.
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.
Scenes of unrest from the streets of St. Petersburg, Moscow, Vladivostok, and other Russian cities this weekend
After six weeks of armed conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, a peace agreement, a handover of disputed territories, and mourning
A recent string of demonstrations against Thailand’s military-backed government continues despite crackdowns by officials.
Thousands of protesters have filled the streets of Minsk and other cities in Belarus, voicing their anger over widely disputed presidential election results.
Photos from the past 48 hours of demonstrations around the world, where thousands of people marched to show solidarity with American protests over the killing of George Floyd
Photos of demonstrations in nearly two dozen cities—a snapshot from the seventh day of a nationwide protest movement
A third day of protests took place yesterday in Minneapolis and St. Paul, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, after an officer kneeled on his neck and ignored his pleas that he couldn’t breathe.
Thousands gathered around Virginia’s state capitol to protest proposed gun-control laws.
Images from unrest in Chile, Hong Kong, and Iraq over the past few months, where demonstrators are using laser pointers as tools of defiance.
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.
Hundreds of thousands of frustrated Iraqis have taken to the streets over the past month to voice their anger at years of government corruption, high rates of unemployment, poor services, and economic stagnation.
More than a week of street demonstrations has paralyzed much of Lebanon, as frustrations with government corruption and mismanagement reached a breaking point.
Widespread anger over the high cost of living and social inequality in Chile has sparked days of sometimes violent protest.
Demonstrations have roiled Ecuador’s capital city for more than a week, after the government eliminated a long-standing subsidy, doubling the price of fuel.
Images of continued unrest on the streets of Hong Kong, some four months into its pro-democracy movement
Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans have taken to the streets to demand the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló.
Late on Monday, a group of protesters broke off from the largely peaceful pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong to smash their way into Hong Kong's Legislative Council building.
Under pressure from the Trump administration, and its own citizens, the government of Mexican President Obrador is building a response to limit the continued flow of U.S.-bound immigrants across the country’s borders.
Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens filled the city’s streets for a second weekend of protest against a controversial extradition bill.
Organizers claim that more than 1 million demonstrators took to the streets to denounce a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China and undercut Hong Kong’s independence.
Images of the dogs and their handlers during the three-day competition and preliminary activities
An optical illusion at the Eiffel Tower, a presidential election in Peru, a giant sinkhole in Mexico, a sunrise annular eclipse seen in New York City, a platypus health check in Australia, and much more
Two years of extremely dry weather have driven the levels of California’s reservoirs to near-record lows, and residents, farmers, and fire crews are preparing for a long, dry summer.
Chris McGrath, a photographer with Getty Images, recently spent time in Turkey’s Konya province, where extreme drought conditions have been taking a heavy toll on farmers and the land.