A mother carries her sick child inside the respiratory wing of the Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital in Kabul on Feb. 18.

Afghanistan’s Air Is Deadlier Than Its War

Every winter, Kabul’s skies turn black — and children die.

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Mosul, Before and After, in Satellite Images

Aerial photographs of seven sites in Mosul from 2015 and now illustrate the extent of the city's destruction.

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Why Did the Head of the Thai Junta Smell a Sock?

Critics of the Thailand's military government have been detained for voicing their opinions. But that hasn't stopped people from making fun of a photo of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.

Shirley  Dalisay is an abused domestic helper in Hong Kong. She is one of the many helpers that suffer from human rights abuse from their employers but never made the news. Bethune House Shelter,Hong Kong July 02 2014

The Dark Side of Hong Kong’s Prosperity

The city's hundreds of thousands of domestic helpers have few protections and often endure brutal treatment.

A child looks on as Iranian mourners attend the funeral of Mohammad Hamidi, Hasan Ghafari and Ali Amrai, all three members of the Islamic Republic's Revolutionary Guards reportedly killed in Syria, on June 25, 2015 in Tehran. According to the official IRNA news agency, the three men have been killed in fighting against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group. AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE        (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

The Year in Photos

Looking back at the most arresting images of 2015.


By Land or By Sea

Looking to escape war and poverty in Syria, the Balkans, and North Africa, thousands of migrants sought refuge in the European Union this summer — or died trying.


Two worried dogfaces

I think both of these guys need a rest.