Iraqi government troops have announced that they have taken control of the eastern half of Mosul from ISIS.
Images from this weekend’s protests against the immigration ban, from New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Seattle, Washington, DC, Dallas, Boston, Detroit, Philadelphia, and more
A new exhibition captures the rallies, riots, marches, and demonstrations that erupted in New York City between 1980 and 2000.
AFP photographer Raul Arboleda recently spent time at a FARC camp, observing daily life as the rebels demobilize and prepare to move into the next phase of their lives.
Images of Aleppo as it looked prior to 2011, and, in some cases, how those same sites appear today, after nearly six years of war
As Iraqi and Kurdish troops close in on the ISIS stronghold of Mosul in Iraq, militants fleeing the region have been setting oil wells ablaze, blackening the skies with oily soot for miles
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.
Last night hundreds of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters attempted to force their way through police barricades. They were met with water cannons, tear gas,and rubber bullets, resulting in dozens of injuries.
While progress is being made by Iraqi and Kurdish troops, supported by the United States, France, and Britain, toward surrounding and recapturing Mosul, the campaign may drag on for many more weeks or months.
The day after the election victory of President-elect Donald Trump, protesters took to the streets in cities across the country, expressing anger and resistance.
A small camp in Calais, France, housing nearly 8,000 migrants hoping to cross into England, is being evacuated and torn down in what French authorities are calling a “humanitarian” operation.
Thousands of Iraqi and Kurdish troops, supported by the United States, France, and Britain, are now in the early stages of a massive operation to retake the Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, from ISIS militants.
Earlier today, Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson was asked by a journalist “What would you do, if you were elected, about Aleppo?” Johnson replied with his own question: "What is Aleppo?"
In North Dakota, members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe have been joined by hundreds of other Native Americans and supporters in a protest against the ongoing construction of the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline.
Photos from the front line fighting in Libya from Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic.
Sixty-three years ago today, on July 27, 1953, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed, ceasing hostilities between North Korea and South Korea.
At least 30 are dead following three days of violence
Iraqi pro-government forces have pushed to the center of Fallujah, retaking much of the city, after two years of ISIS control.
Since March, a series of protests, strikes, and marches have slowed down or stopped various parts of France.
For more than five years now, Syrians have endured the loss and hardship caused by a protracted civil war.
After several weeks of fighting, Syrian government troops were able to gain control of the ancient city of Palmyra this weekend, driving out ISIS militants who took the city last May.
The Turkish government recently relaxed a curfew in some southeastern Kurdish cities, after months of fighting with militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Residents of Cizre, Turkey, were allowed back home for the first time in months, discovering widespread destruction resulting from the military operation.
On January 16, 1991, President George H. W. Bush announced the start of what would be called Operation Desert Storm—a military operation to expel occupying Iraqi forces from Kuwait.
For nearly a year now, Yemen has been torn by a ferocious war pitting rebels against the government, militias against each other, Al Qaeda and ISIS against everybody, a Saudi-led coalition against Iranian-backed forces, and a desperate civilian populace caught in the middle.
A few glimpses into the lush, often historic features of Georgia, and some of the animals and people that call it home.
A bull-taming festival in India, icy purification in Tokyo, locusts in Ethiopia, illuminated hats in Switzerland, a coming-of-age ceremony in Tokyo, bushfires in Australia, and much more.
Images of some of the 560 competitors taking part in a 12-day, 4,660-mile (7,500-kilometer) off-roading adventure held entirely in Saudi Arabia this year.
Some of the top images from the 16 categories of underwater photography in this year’s competition.