Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets for the most sustained protests since 2014.
Thanks to an enormous telescope network, scientists are now pushing the frontiers of what we know about the universe.
Protests in Venezuela, the conscription of transgender women in Thailand and more in The Week in Pictures.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says the world has three to four months left to save millions of people in Yemen from starvation.
Mexican investigators announced the discovery of more than 250 skulls from unmarked graves in the eastern Gulf state of Veracruz.
Heartwarming photos show refugees resettled in Canada, some of whom had arrived just days prior, trying the quintessentially Canadian sport of curling.
A lack of diversity among photojournalists runs the danger of perpetuating clichés and crippling stereotypes, but the industry is slowly starting to address the problem.
Burhan Ozbilici captured the immediate aftermath of the assassination.
Trump will become the first president to have written his inaugural address with a Sharpie.
Students reject tuition increases and demand free education.