Slideshow Archive

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.

Pictures of the year: Rise of ISIS
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Images from the rise of Islamic State in 2014.

Inside North Korea
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Rare scenes from within the reclusive state.

Behind the wheel in Kabul
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In Kabul's private driving schools, students pay a $60 fee for a 45-day course, which includes oral and practical driving tests at the country's Traffic Department.

U.S. and Cuba restore ties
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In a major policy shift, the United States plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba after 50 years.

On the banks of North Korea
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The Yalu River provides a unique vantage point for photographers to glimpse life inside the secretive state.

Editor's Choice
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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Pictures of the year: Animals
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Our most captivating animal pictures of 2014.

Editor's Choice
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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

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

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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.

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Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Highlights from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

Best of American Music Awards

Highlights from the American Music Awards.

AMA red carpet

Fashion and style from the American Music Awards.