700,000 Rohingya have been burned out of their villages since last summer. Human Rights Watch condemns the government for erasing evidence. The United Nations has accused Myanmar of ethnic cleansing.
The head of America's National Rifle Association lashed out Thursday at critics of the powerful gun lobby, accusing them of exploiting last week's deadly school shooting in Florida for political advantage.
Staff members returned for the first time on Friday to the Florida high school where 17 students and faculty were gunned down by an ex-student with an assault rifle last week in one of the deadliest school attacks in U.S. history. Here's a look at vigils and makeshift memorials for the 17 victims.
Shelters were open to assist people forced from their homes by flooding in Indiana and Michigan on Thursday, as rivers swollen by heavy rain and melting snow continue to rise in the Midwest.
Syrian Civil Defense members search the rubble for survivors. More than 400 people, including dozens of children, have been killed since Sunday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The International Committee of the Red Cross is calling for immediate access to civilians in the rebel-held besieged areas.
In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week's deadly shooting in Florida.
Student activists from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff were shot and killed will call for a ban on assault-style weapons when they meet with lawmakers and hold a rally on Wednesday in Tallahassee, the state capital.
In a recent trip to Namibia, photographer Gordon Donovan visited Cape Cross in the Skeleton Coast, the home of the largest colonies of Cape fur seals in the world. It is nicknamed “the Smelliest Place on Earth.” After checking in with Namibian park officials and paying the minimum fee, he drove to the coastal headland.
The Rev. Billy Graham, a Southern Baptist minister, became a religious adviser to presidents of the United States and took his Christian message to mass audiences in crusades throughout the world.
Over the course of a decade, Fran Antmann photographed the indigenous healers, bone setters and shamans struggling to keep traditional practices alive in the aftermath of Guatemala’s devastating civil war. Antmann participated in intense, intimate healings and listened to the stories and dreams of these healers and shamans.
Assad forces pound Syria's Eastern Ghouta. Over 200 civilians have been killed in the last 2 days and 57 are children according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The UN has repeatedly called for a ceasefire according to AFP.
These Northern Lights “rainbows” have turned the sky greener than the Earth below. Vitaly Istomin, 26, spent several nights in freezing conditions under the stars in northern Russia’s Khibiny Mountains to capture the aurora’s “rainbows.” (Caters News)
A group of Washington, D.C., teenagers staged a “lie-in” outside of the White House on Monday to show their support for the victims of last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school — and to demand action from President Trump on gun control. “We have organized this protest in solidarity with all of those who were affected by the horrific school shooting in Florida,” the organization said in a statement posted on its Facebook page. “We call on President Trump and leaders from both parties to finally act in the interest of America’s youth and end these tragic mass shootings!” Dozens of teenagers participated in Monday’s lie-in. More than 700 people RSVP’d for the event on Facebook. Read the FULL STORY by Dylan Stableford/Yahoo News >>> _____ See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr.
Alone, with nothing but cameras and lenses for protection, Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan spent two weeks trekking across the deserts, grasslands, and mountains of Namibia. Here are a few of the thousands of shots he brought back.
Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of shooting and killed 17 people in a Florida high school. Here's a look at gun-control rallies since the Florida school shooting.
Mexico appeared Saturday to have escaped major destruction after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattled the country, but it rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes that struck five months ago.
The gunman who opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., wiped out lives and left friends and family struggling to cope after America’s latest mass shooting. Here is a look at the 17 people police say were killed in the massacre. (AP)
Yet another school shooting shocked the United States on Wednesday, as gunman Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people at his former high school in Parkland, Fla., near Miami. While the motives are unclear, the attack is familiar to the Americans public, which has seen a series of school shootings in recent years. “A HORRIFIC ACT,” blared the Florida Sun-Sentinel. “THIS IS US,” proclaimed the Daily News.
Nikolas Cruz, 19, walked into the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Wednesday and opened fire on students and teachers.
Can you feel the love tonight? These romantic animals are puckering up for their loved ones in time for Valentine’s Day, and if these pictures don’t melt your heart, nothing else will. The gallery showcases some of the most infatuated animals — although by the look of things, some of their love is unrequited! A pair of elephants lock trunks in one touching photograph, while two cute lions cuddle, and a pair of wild boars snuggle affectionately. (Caters News) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr.
Millions of dressed-up revelers and schoolchildren took to the streets across Germany on Monday to celebrate Carnival with elaborate costumes, chocolates and fervor. Shrove Monday’s street parades in traditional Carnival strongholds like Cologne, Duesseldorf and Mainz in western Germany were drawing huge crowds of locals and tourists alike. Schools were closed throughout the region so children could attend the popular street parades that have floats, brass bands and dance groups who throw candy, chocolates and flowers to spectators.
Emergency teams combed the snowy fields outside Moscow on Monday, searching for debris from a crashed Russian airliner and the remains of the 71 people aboard it who died. The An-148 twin-engine regional jet bound for Orsk in the southern Urals went down minutes after taking off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport Sunday afternoon. All 65 passengers and 6 crew on board were killed. Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said the search for victims’ remains will take a week. He noted that emergency teams already have found the plane’s flight data recorder, which is crucial for determining the crash’s cause. Russian investigators quickly ruled out a terror attack but will not speculate on possible reasons for the crash. (AP) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr.
In Istanbul’s narrow backstreets, cats perch on rooftops and window sills, crouch on doorsteps and rest on nearly every corner. Whether lounging in sunlight, grooming themselves or scampering into shops in search of food, cats have become an inseparable part of neighborhood life in Europe’s biggest city. (Reuters) Photography by Goran Tomasevic /Reuters See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr.