Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born October 2, 1869. He was the primary leader of India’s independence movement.
President Barack Obama’s experience at India’s Republic Day celebration may have felt a little like his two presidential inaugurations.
As football fans around the country look forward to the excitement of Super Bowl XLIX, The Associated Press is recognizing the game’s rich history with a photo exhibit near the University of Phoenix Stadium, where the big game will be played.
Cairo, Egypt’s capital city, and the outlying city of Giza are known as hubs of vibrant Egyptian culture. Today, we feature a selection of images from the Associated Press photo archive of both cities through the years.
Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in the Boston area.
On January 28, 1986, the American Space Shuttle Challenger launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida on its 10th mission.
A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp’s liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers are expecting 300, the youngest in their 70s.
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A Tanzanian girl smiles as she makes her way back from school, skiers take to the slopes of Nanshan ski resort in Beijing, and a baby cries after being vaccinated against polio in Islamabad. Click any image to launchContinue reading “Daily Life Roundup: Jan. 26, 2015”
Each month, the Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
Photos by David Azia Once a major tourist destination for Britons heading to the beach, the seaside town of Blackpool now draws a different kind of visitor.
Throughout the day, Associated Press photo editors comb through and designate a selection of the most newsworthy and visually breathtaking images as APTOPIX.
For today’s installment of AP’s Worldview: Daily Life series, we focus on China.
Photos by Rodrigo Abd Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said Thursday, January 22, 2015, she’s “convinced” prosecutor Alberto Nisman did not commit suicide as more questions arose in the death of the man who had accused the president of a cover-up in the nation’s worst terrorist attack.
Photos by Manu Brabo Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces.
Jarramplas is a character that wears a costume made from colorful strips of fabric, and a devil-like mask and beats a drum through the streets of Piornal while residents throw turnips as a punishment for stealing cattle.
Photos by Muhammed Muheisen By day, 27-year-old Waseem Akram sells mobile phone accessories from an alleyway shop in an old neighborhood of this Pakistani city.
Photos by Felipe Dana Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar in the car category and Spain’s Marc Coma in bikes won the Dakar Rally on Saturday.
Over the last few weeks, we have gathered a selection of some of our favorite sports moments captured by AP photographers.
This Monday marks the annual American holiday observed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the nonviolent activist and humanitarian leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement.