Change and catastrophe produced one of the world's most beautiful dances: The Dance of the Feather.
Desperate families facing ever new obstacles from weather, hunger and thirst to barbed wire fences - these pictures hammer at emotions for one tragic week after another.
Otto Perez Molina resigned and was arrested on charges of corruption and accepting bribes; the elections that followed sent a confused message.
In a historic and far-reaching move, as part of Pope Francis' efforts to highlight environmental issues, the Vatican declared Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.
Iraq has witnessed a growing mass protest movement with demonstrations held every Friday since July 31 at Tahrir Square.
President Jacob Zuma called on South Africans to remember the 44 people killed at the Marikana platinum mine.
Ruben Espinosa was evidently on a special list because of his photojournalism activities, including the investigation of a previous murder of a journalist.
On July 29, Sto Kokkino, the radio station politically close to SYRIZA, broadcast a long interview with Greece's Prime Minister.
Obama's Kenyan paternal family background made his presence in the country as much a homecoming as a state visit.
The agreement between Turkey and the U.S. to cooperate against the Islamic State in Syria brings to mind a description of "crackpot realists."