Two days after Vladimir Putin yielded power to his hand-picked successor, Dmitry Medvedev, the Russians revive the Soviet-era tradition of parading symbols of the nations's military prowess across Red Square
Photographer Cedric Delsaux brings a new take to the Star Wars legend. He shoots French landscapes, then adds the characters digitally to get the right height, light, and perspective. Here's the cast as you've never seen them before
Taking the supercar to new heights
On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Jewish state, photographer Tivadar Domaniczky finds a silver lining of hope in the region's cloudy future.
Where the rich come hoping to get richer
Photographs for TIME by Danny Wilcox Frazier / Redux
TIME photographer Callie Shell trails the candidate through the final hours of the North Carolina and Indiana primaries
Desertification blights the provinces of northwestern China.
Photographs by Benoit Aquin / Polaris
The disaster has killed more than 10,000 people in Southeast Asia
The floppy hair. The tottering bicycle. Boris Johnson has gone from goofy long-shot to the new mayor of London.
Five nations and a multinational European team set their sights on our nearest celestial neighbors but the U.S. has since pulled out of the race
On election day, Gordon Brown's Labour Party appears likely to be on the receiving end of its worst poll showing in decades
Photographer Robert Nickelsberg and reporter Judith Matloff visit the troubled region, where PTSD and other mental illnesses plague a population that has endured several decades of brutal war
The nation's growing wealth has yet to find a panacea for India's overburdened public health care system
In the aftermath of His Royal Highness' secret visit to meet British troops in Afghanistan, a look back at the many guises of the second-in-line to Britain's throne.
A glorious album of photos captures Americans in the most important place in their lives: their home
The famous diamond empire improves its business and brings jobs to Africa
Cultures co-exist in the storied ancient Turkish metropolis. Photographs by Q. Sakamaki / Redux
Photographer Alvaro Ybarra Zavala provides an intimate view of Colombia's notorious guerrilla army.
An Austrian man has confessed to imprisoning his daughter in a cellar for 24 years and fathering her seven children
The body of Italy's most famous saint has been exhumed. More than a million people are expected to pay their respects this year.
As interest in the Berlin zoo's now fully-grown polar bear sensation, Knut, fades, zoo officials in Nuremberg introduce Flocke
The fight for the democratic nomination heats up for the Keystone State primary.
TIME Photographers Callie Shell and Diana Walker follow Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton on the night of the crucial primary vote
TIME-LIFE photographer David Rubinger's new book, Israel Through My Lens, is the definitive record of the 60 years since Israel's independence
The White House has released photos of the facility destroyed in a September 2007 Israeli air strike
A part-time force adapts to the changing needs of the American military
A gallery of images celebrates Her Majesty's 82nd birthday
The Holy Father makes his first journey to the USA since becoming Pontiff of the Catholic Church
A local court orders Chevron to pay $9 billion in a closely watched case.
Photographs by Ivan Kashinsky / Aurora
On the 15th anniversary of the Waco conflagration, a catalog of the murderous and suicidal groups that stunned the world
A fascinating new book examines the place where conceptual art meets landscape gardening
The Olympic flame is still to arrive Beijing, yet with more than four years to go, London is already hard at work on the legacy of the 2012 Olympics
Photographs for TIME by Peter Dench
Magnum Photographer Stuart Franklin has spent a decade exploring the beauty of trees and the unique place they occupy in man's world
Food prices are soaring. Increased demand from developing economies, rising fuel prices, poor weather ruining harvests, and a shift to biofuel production leave the consumer paying more for basic staples and is having its hardest impact on poorer nations.
An American law enforcement innovation, popularized on television and movies, spreads around the world, inspiring elaborate training and high level competitions
Designer Loro Piana travels Down Under in search of the finest raw materials for his signature sweaters and knitted goods
Photographs by Alessandro Cosmelli / Contrasto, courtesy Loro Piana
The Holy Father has revived many dormant traditions and introduced a few innovations of his own
Reported by Fr. Guy Selvester
As Italy goes to the polls, Naples' trash crisis has become the face of Italian public life. But in the town of Amendolara, photographer Davide Monteleone discovers that there is a better way.
Haiti's President Rene Preval orders people to stop rioting over soaring food and fuel prices
It's 10 years after the Good Friday Agreement, when the political factions of Northern Ireland agreed to use "exclusively peaceful and democratic means", to end the Troubles. We look at a city in transformation.
Photographs by Peter MacDiarmid / Getty
The sociable, sexual bonobo finds safe haven in one of the most war-torn parts of the world
Photographer David Bowman provides a visual tasting tour of Colorado's best microbreweries
All around the world, super athletes test the limits of endurance
The Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch journeys through London and Paris, to fanfares and fireworks and anti-Chinese/pro-Tibet protests.
Four of the civil rights leader's closest aides recall the day of his death forty years ago
In his new book, photographer Nick Veasey creates inside-out images of the everyday and the bizarre. Using a lead-lined studio he shoots his subjects, then composes and embellishes the images on a computer.
Photographer Ziyah Gafic provides an intimate portrait of America's Islamic community
Marking the 90th anniversary of Britain's RAF
The Zimbabwean President has presided over the economic and social collapse of one of Africa's most prosperous nations
A look at the work of the 2008 Winner of the Pritzker Prize