Editor's Choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

The Syrian front

Recent images from the frontlines of Syria.

The year in concert

Our top performance pictures of the year.

Pictures of the year: Royals

A year in review of the world's monarchies.

NYPD officers mourned

Scenes following the shooting of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn.

Jesus in Philadelphia

Nearly everyday for the last 8 months, a former heroin addict has dressed as Jesus Christ and walked the streets of Philadelphia.

Here comes Santa Claus

Jolly Old Saint Nicholas makes appearances around the world.

Guardian of time

Domenico Agostinelli, 74, has a passion that has led him over the past 60 years to pick up and collect things of all types, from antique art to everyday objects of the past and present.

Pictures of the year: Ukraine

Top pictures from Ukraine this past year.

Photos of the week

Our top pictures from the past week.

Pictures of the year: Gaza

Revisiting the 50 days of war between Israel and Hamas.

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Hunting for crocodiles

Aboriginal Australians, custodians of the longest unbroken cultural tradition on earth, hunt for crocodiles in the Northern Territory, Australia's rugged "Top End".  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Cathal Mc Naughton

The disappeared

Brian McKinney went missing in Northern Ireland in May 1978, but his body was not discovered until two decades later. He is among a dozen other people "disappeared" by the Irish Republican Army in the 1970s and 80s.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Legacy of Bhopal

Thirty years later, the toxic legacy of this factory lives on, say human rights groups, as thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste remains buried underground.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Mike Blake

Seasons of Chino Farm

Chino Farm’s gravitational pull is legendary. Since they don't ship, everyone - whether a top chef or a local - comes to the farm stand.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Marko Djurica

The force of law

Rules of engagement for a variety of law enforcement groups around the world.   Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Trees, planks and sawdust

For hundreds of millions of Africans who lack access to modern sources of power, wood, a form of biomass, is the sole source of energy.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Regaining confidence

Handmade wigs are helping children their self-esteem during cancer treatment.  Full Coverage