Daily life in Kabul under Taliban rule
An Afghan boy plays on the side of a road as the sun sets in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. AP Two Afghans sit inside the trunk of a car in Kabul's Old City, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. It is feared Afghanistan could further plunge toward famine and economic collapse after the chaos of the past month, which saw the Taliban oust the government in...
Climate crisis is imminent
In this Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021 file photo, the Caldor Fire burns in Eldorado National Forest, Calif. Last week, managers overseeing the fight against the massive wildfire scorching California's Lake Tahoe region thought they could have it contained by the start of this week. Instead, on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, the Caldor Fire crested the Sierra Nevada, forcing the unprecedented...
Ending 'endless war'
Afghan women stand at a kiosk during the inauguration of "Spring of Holy Quran" exhibition during the month of Ramadan, in Kabul, Afghanistan June 25, 2015. REUTERS
Beyond limits: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games underway
Egypt's Ibrahim Elhusseiny Hamadtou makes a first serve during the men's table tennis singles (Class 6) Group match against China's Chao Chen at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo on August 27, 2021. AFP
Tokyo Olympics from the sidelines
A staff member holds placards 'Mask Off' and 'Mask On' before the medal ceremonies during the Athletics events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, 06 August 2021. EPA
Tokyo Olympics Final Day in Photos
Fireworks illuminate over the Olympic Stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2020 Summer Olympics, seen from the Shibuya Sky observation deck, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo. AP
Tokyo Olympics Day 15 in Photos
Jun Woongtae of South Korea celebrates after placing third at the men's modern pentathlon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS
Tokyo Olympics Day 14 in Photos
The Ukraine artistic swimming team competes during the team technical routine at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS
Tokyo Olympics Day 13 in Photos
The athletes from the men's decathlon pose for a picture on the Olympic rings at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo. REUTERS
Tokyo Olympics Day 12 in Photos
Pascal Martinot-Lagarde, of France, right, clasps hands with Gabriel Constantino, of Brazil after finishing a men's 110-meter hurdles semifinal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP