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Turmoil in Burundi

Since Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he was seeking a third term, protests and violence erupted. The political crisis brought on last week’s attempted coup, and has forced many to flee the country to seek refuge. -- By...Show More Summary

Living with creatures

Photographers have documented the relationships between humans and animals in countless ways. Some photos depict how animals depend on us and others show how we rely on animals. The ways in which we share this world and interact with...Show More Summary

Amtrak derailment

Authorities continue to investigate the scene of a fatal train derailment on a route between Washington and New York last night. The death toll stood at seven Wednesday afternoon with more than 200 injured from the accident that occurred...Show More Summary

Tornadoes rip through US

Strong spring storms producing multiple tornadoes and flooding have hit the United States over the last week. In Texas, a twister struck the town of Van last night damaging 30 percent of the community and killing two, according to authorities. -- By...Show More Summary

Venice Biennale 2015

The prestigious Venice Biennale kicks off this weekend, exhibiting contemporary artists from 89 countries around the world for the 56th year. The city of Venice will be buzzing with art aficionados and enthusiasts viewing throughoutShow More Summary

Berlin battleground- 70 years later

Some 70 years after the Battle for Berlin, instrumental in the end of World War II, Reuters photographer Fabrizio Bensch unearthed pictures by Red Army photographer Georgiy Samsonov, showing his portrayal of a city laid siege. Bensch...Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, April 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including celebrating Easter, the Boston Marathon, and opening day at Fenway Park. -- By Lloyd YoungPeople attended an Easter sunrise service at the Old Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

Unrest in Baltimore

Violence filled the streets of Baltimore on Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died from injuries suffered while in police custody. The National Guard was activated and a curfew was imposed for the following days. Citizens...Show More Summary

Earthquake devastates Nepal

The recovery and rescue effort continued today as the death toll passed 4,000 and reportedly will climb higher from a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit near Kathmandu on April 25. Nepal’s worst earthquake in 80 years destroyed...Show More Summary

Remembering Armenia’s losses

People around the world this week remembered the estimated 1.5 million Armenians killed over a two-year period by the Ottoman Empire 100 years ago. Along with the memorials, protests were held pointing out that the United States andShow More Summary

Crisis in the Mediterranean

Hundreds of migrants have perished trying to make the trek through the Mediterranean Sea to Europe this year. Just days ago, over 700 hundred are feared dead in a sunken boat disater off the coast of Libya. Near the Greek Island of the Rhodes, rescued efforts continued, as boats carrying migrants crashed into rocks. Show More Summary

The 2015 Boston Marathon

The running of the world-class Boston Marathon filled the cold and wet streets of the city for the 119th time today. 2013 men’s winner Lelisa Desisa was victorious again this year, two years after he returned his medal to the city in...Show More Summary

Coachella 2015

Music fans gathered to hear a wide variety of musical styles at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, held over two weekends in Indio, Calif. More than 100 acts were on the bill of the sold-out event. -- By Lloyd YoungDaniel...Show More Summary

Cherry blossoms 2015

From Japan to Washington, D.C. people gather to relish the beauty of the blooming cherry tree. Highly aniticpated and heavily photographed, the blossoms are celebrated by many. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelPeople walk under cherry blossoms by the Tidal Basin in Washington,DC on April 9. The cherry blossoms were originally a gift from Japan, (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Opening Day at Fenway Park 2015

With sunny skies and mild temperatures the Red Sox kicked off Opening Day at Fenway Park against the Washington Nationals. Coming off a last place finish in the AL East, the Sox are looking for a turnaround year. -- By Lloyd YoungThe scene on Lansdowne Street at the start of Opening Day at Fenway Park. (Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff)

Memories of Abraham Lincoln

On April 15 the United States commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Events will include the re-enactment of his funeral in Springfield, IL, as well as talks and plays at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C., where Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth shot him in 1865. Show More Summary

Record-breaking drought in California

The drought in California last week hit historic proportions when California Governor Jerry Brown ordered cities and towns to cut water use by 25 percent in an unprecedented mandate. The Sierra Nevada mountains recorded the lowest amount of snow ever, leading to the mandatory water restrictions. Show More Summary

Attack in Kenya

In the deadliest attack in Kenya since 1998, 147 people were killed in a horrifying rampage at Garissa University. On the day after, grieving familes waited for the remains of the victims, as many Kenyans denounced the terror. -- ByShow More Summary

Globe photos of the month, March 2015

Here’s a look at just some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including a local group’s trip to Selma, Ala., the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the St. Patrick’s Day...Show More Summary

Radioactive Fukushima

Many residents of Okuma, a village near the stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant, are angry about government plans to dump some 30 million tons of radioactive debris raked up after the March 2011 nuclear disaster in a sprawling waste complex on their doorstep. Show More Summary

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