Middle East

Week in pictures: From Kabul blast to Egypt attack

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including protest in Honduras, Ukraine prisoner exchange and Christmas.

Week in pictures: From Kabul blast to Egypt attack

Guinea-Bissau

Crumbling architecture of former narco-state in Bissau

Like the country's glacial political process, the city's historical buildings reflect roots of colonialism.

Crumbling architecture of former narco-state in Bissau

Palestine

Palestinians celebrate Christmas amid tensions

People gather in Bethlehem, which had been almost empty of visitors due to tensions since Trump's Jerusalem decision.

Palestinians celebrate Christmas amid tensions

Nepal

The vulture restaurant

The scavenger birds once adorned roofs and telegraph poles across Nepal, but now are only found in special reserves.

The vulture restaurant

War & Conflict

Week in pictures: From Yemen crisis to Kashmir killing

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including political crisis in Peru and protests in Palestine.

Week in pictures: From Yemen crisis to Kashmir killing