Slideshow Archive

Fighting Ebola in Freetown
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Life and death amid an Ebola epidemic in the capital of Sierra Leone.

Pakistan in mourning
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Pakistan wakes up to a day of mourning after Taliban militants killed 132 students at a school in the city of Peshawar.

Life in Cuba
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Daily life on the communist-ruled island.

Revolutionary Cuba
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Images from the early years of revolutionary Cuba.

Cuba's retro rides
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The streets of Havana are still filled with cars that predate the 1959 communist revolution.

Inside the Peshawar school
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The aftermath inside the Pakistan school where at least 132 students and nine staff members were killed by Taliban gunmen.

Celebrity breakups of 2014
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Celebrity couples who called it quits this year.

Notable deaths of 2014
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Celebrities, politicians and other prominent figures who died in 2014.

Taliban attack Pakistan school
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Taliban gunmen storm a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.

Pictures of the year: Aerials
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Images from above in 2014.

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Boom and bust in Parachute

12 Dec 2014

Founded in the 1900s, former oil town Parachute, Colorado, was the site of one of the most devastating and quickest busts ever seen.

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The Venice of Egypt

12 Dec 2014

I'd heard a lot about El Max -- the "Venice of Egypt" -- where hundreds of boats dart through the canal. I'd seen pictures of its waterways and brightly-coloured houses, which many fishermen built with their own hands.

Top Slideshows

Hollywood Film Awards

Highlights from the Hollywood Film Awards.

Glamour Woman of the Year Awards

Highlights from the Glamour Woman of the Year Awards.

Mockingjay premiere

The red carpet at the world premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" in London.