Photos by Niranjan Shrestha Tihar, the festival of lights, is one of the biggest Hindu events in Nepal.
Photos by Vincent Yu As other diners in the McDonald’s enjoyed their Big Macs past midnight early last month, no one noticed the middle-aged woman who appeared to be sleeping at her table.
Photos by Rodrigo Abd Destroying coca plants is grueling work.
Powerful, visceral, and essential to preserving and understanding our past, the work of Associated Press photographers and journalists lives on through the pages of World War II.
Photos by Ricardo Arduengo Cockfighting lives on in Haiti, where weekly fights draw crowds of men, hungry for the drama and the promise of a big payout.
Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Within minutes, 30 million people were in the dark. A power failure originating at a Canadian station near Niagara Falls spread the evening of Nov. 9, 1965, leaving most of the Northeast U.S. and parts of Canada without power for hours.
Photos by Vadim Ghirda A nightclub fire in Bucharest that killed at least 45 people became the tipping point for many Romanians who have long been frustrated with corruption among leaders.
Photos by Felipe Dana Searchers used small airplanes and a drone Saturday to look for 19 people confirmed as missing following the burst of two dams inside an iron ore mine, while authorities lowered the official death count to one.
World in Review is a collection of five photo galleries curated by Associated Press photo editors from each region of the world: Asia, Europe and Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean and the United States.
Photos by Gemunu Amarasinghe As a bell rings, novice Buddhist monks and nuns in their saffron and pink robes, and other children in crisp white shirts, file barefoot up the stairs to line up for their morning assembly at the Bahan Thone Htat monastic school in Yangon.
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Photos by Natacha Pisarenko Luana grabs her sparkly blue dress with one hand and spins, using her other hand as a guide while a strand of tulle floats around her body.
Photos by Leo Correa For almost a week, including the Day of the Dead, the Brazilian city of Juazeiro do Norte is filled with thousands of pilgrims who come to honor “Padre Cicero,” a figure venerated here as a saint but not recognized as one by the Roman Catholic Church.
Brang Shawng had never written a letter to the president before, never even dreamed of it. But he’d heard that his country was changing, and that the military junta in Myanmar had given way to a civilian government.