Pictures

Editor's Choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Pictures of the month: August

Our top photos from the month of August.

Burning Man Festival

Scenes from this year's Burning Man festival in Nevada.

Protest in Pakistan

Thousands mass outside the residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to demand he step down.

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Icelandic lava field erupts

A lava field north of the Vatnajokull glacier comes to life.

Peacekeepers missing in Golan Heights

Al Qaeda-linked militants seize U.N. peacekeepers after capturing a border crossing between Syria and Israel-occupied Golan Heights.

Prisoners of war

Pro-Russian separatist rebels force Ukrainian prisoners of war to march and clean the streets of Donetsk.

Uprooted by Syria's war

Half of all Syrians have now been forced to abandon their homes and flee for their lives.

Conflict in East Ukraine

Ukraine accuses Russia of launching a new military incursion.

Dangerous journey

Migrants risk their life as they flee their countries to start a new life.