Destruction and damage are widespread in eastern Ukraine. After five years of conflict many voters just one thing from this month's presidential election: peace.
Americans across the country were glued to their televisions Tuesday night, watching election returns come in, leading to the election of Donald Trump. While the reaction to the news covered the emotional spectrum here in the US, it wasn't just Americans paying close attention. Here's a collection of photos from election parties around the world.
There were protests for electoral reforms, but they weren't going on in this high school when police shot tear gas inside.
This image of a young Syrian refugee is arresting — almost literally. Her hands seem to be raised in surrender as she stares right into the camera she thinks is a weapon. Juxtapose that against a conflict in Syria that rages on, and you have a photo that has shaken the Internet.
When photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus was killed in April 2014 while reporting in Afghanistan, the journalism community was stunned by her loss. Now the International Women's Media Foundation is carrying on her memory by honoring the work of photographer Heidi Levine with the first Anja Niedringhaus Award.
On the fourth anniversary of the tsunami and nuclear disaster, a museum displays photographers who not only recorded the event's physical effects but interpreted the tragedy's overarching significance.
The skies of southern Chile lit up with fire and ash as the Villarrica volcano erupted early Tuesday. The eruption forced the evacuation of more than 3,000 people from the region. Photos of the event offer a startling look at this active volcano.
Seeing The News: Pictures of China's polluted skies aren't uncommon, but the images are never less than striking.
Seeing The News: There's a church in Romania made of snow and ice. Also, Get a look at Moscow from a whole new angle. And cool off the way the locals do in Chile.