Slideshow Archive

Unusual last rites
Thu, May 28 2015

Strange sendoffs for the recently departed.

Russia on the border
Thu, May 28 2015

Russian tanks, howitzers and trucks are seen during military training near the Ukrainian border.

China's smokers
Thu, May 28 2015

China is set to raise the wholesale tax rate for cigarettes to 11 percent from 5 percent in a move to deter smokers in the world's biggest maker and consumer of tobacco.

Street battles in Burundi
Wed, May 27 2015

Street battles and gunfire in the capital as protesters say President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term violates the constitution.

Migrant dinghy crossing
Wed, May 27 2015

Hundreds of Syrian and Afghan migrants land on the Greek island of Kos in overcrowded rubber boats.

The beautiful game
Wed, May 27 2015

A celebration of soccer's next generation.

Torrential floods in Texas
Wed, May 27 2015

Heavy rains turned streets into rivers in the Lone Star State.

Editor's Choice
Wed, May 27 2015

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Most powerful women
Wed, May 27 2015

The most powerful women in the world right now.

Idlib's last stand
Wed, May 27 2015

Insurgents have taken control of all but a few government strongholds in Syria's northwestern province.


Top Slideshows

B.B. King: 1925 - 2015

Blues legend B.B. King, who inspired a generation of guitarists from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, has died in Las Vegas. He was 89.

Mad Max: Fury Road at Cannes

The stars come out for the Mad Max: Fury Road screening at the Cannes Film Festival.

Best of Cannes

Highlights from the 68th edition of the film festival on the French Riviera.