Hundreds of folded paper umbrellas, a symbol of the democracy movement, are strung across a street in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
A human rights report criticized a constitutional change that allows the president to appoint or dismiss judges, and repealed the limit on presidential terms.
The Syrian defector and photographer known as Caesar, wearing a blue hooded jacket, listened to an interpreter at a briefing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in July.
Antigovernment protesters gathered in Ouagadougou on Friday.
Islamic State militants have killed scores of members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe that fought them for months, tribal leaders and officials said.
Protesters opposed to a plan to tax Internet use in Hungary. Some waved flags showing likenesses of Prime Minister Viktor Orban and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.
Clive James has just published a book of writing on poetry and hopes to live long enough to see a new 0Collected Poems,0 scheduled for next year.
International talks in Australia on establishing two marine reserve areas, each larger than Texas, in the waters around Antarctica ended in failure on Friday.
Israeli police officers prevented a Palestinian man from entering the Al Aksa Mosque for Friday Prayer.
Portraits of those who labor and those who survived at an Ebola treatment center in rural Liberia.
The Halloween tradition draws a mostly foreign crowd.
President Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan at the presidential palace in Taipei on Friday.
Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman of Israel said the decision by Stockholm was unfortunate and would strengthen radical elements and Palestinian recalcitrance.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, center, with her security detail in August, visiting West Point, a neighborhood in Monrovia quarantined for Ebola.
A former Navy SEAL who wrote a best seller about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under criminal investigation for disclosing classified material.
Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for The Washington Post, has spent 100 days in confinement.
A breach of a White House computer system and military flights skirting NATO territory could be 0message-sending by Putin, and it0s dangerous,0 a defense official said.
At the Sonora Market in downtown Mexico City, pi0atas associated with Halloween were on display as the Day of the Dead holiday approached on Sunday.
The Egyptian Army demolished homes in Rafah on Thursday to create a buffer against militants.
Protesters celebrated seizing the offices of state television in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, on Thursday.
A man accused of having extramarital sex with men was charged with violating an 1861 law that India0s Supreme Court reinstated last December.
North Korea, which in the best of times allows a limited number of people in or out, is so rattled by the virus that it reportedly will quarantine anyone coming into the country from anywhere.
State officials in the state of Tamaulipas said Thursday that bodies found near Matamoros appeared to be those of three Americans missing in northern Mexico for more than two weeks.
A Moscow court on Thursday ruled in favor of nationalizing a Russian billionaire0s majority stake in the oil producer Bashneft, one of the country0s largest private oil companies.
A decades-long arrangement for Jordan to oversee the Noble Sanctuary, or Temple Mount, is under strain because of recent clashes between Jews and Muslims.
The international police agency could raise funds from businesses like airlines, banks and hotels to screen documents against its criminal database.
Pakistani officials said six militants, four of them foreigners, were killed in the strike in South Waziristan.
A political cartoon depicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel as a hijacker attacking the World Trade Center as happened in 2001 has stirred outrage and confusion.
Malala Yousafzai, 17, donated $50,000.
The Educational Testing Service, which administers the test worldwide, is withholding the scores of those who took it on Oct. 11 while the company investigates the allegations.
With the relentless spread of conflicts of faith and identity, the emblems of conventional warfare have changed.
A Palestinian worker at the SodaStream factory in Mishor Adumim, where operations will be consolidated.
Fear-mongering about the disease is threatening to reverse decades of progress for the continent's image.
A portrait of Theo van Gogh painted in Amsterdam following his murder in 2004.
The company must give $75,800 to $94,800 to over a dozen people who were made to work in its factory during Japanese colonial rule of Korea.
Dan Garrett, a student who has taken thousands of protest photos, says he once worked as a military intelligence analyst.
This is what a normal campaign season looks like: strange people, funny memes, a strong influence of religion and lots of turnarounds.
Two sisters posing for a portrait in their living room in a "Martyrs' Wives" building. They are young enough to go to school and are still allowed to go outside. Once they get older, they will more than likely spend their days inside the apartment and possibly be pushed into an early marriage.
Aklima, 28, a survivor who suffers from severe post-traumatic stress disorder. She worries that what happened to her could also affect her children0s well-being.
Afose Sulayman Senayon found that workshops encouraged him to document his community.
The father of Jejoen Bontinck, a young Belgian who spent three weeks in the same cell as James Foley and other hostages, showed a picture of the prison where they were held.