Inside an Afghan Air Force Mi-17 helicopter, an Afghan soldier comforts a comrade injured by an improvised bomb in Uruzgan province.
North Korean officers wait in the sun before a military parade in Pyongyang
Afghan men on horseback compete in a buzkashi match, which involves wrestling over a calf carcass.
An Afghan soldier fires a rocket-propelled grenade at Taliban fighters during the battle to retake Kunduz city in Oct. 2015.
Tribal dancers perform at a festival in Papua New Guinea
A protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by police in Hong Kong
A man rides along the Taedong River in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea
Iraqi army soldiers advance during a training exercise at a camp south of Baghdad.
Shiite worshipers flagellate themselves during an Ashoura procession in Kabul.
An American MQ-9 Reaper drone taxis at Kandahar Airfield.
A critically endangered mountain gorilla in the jungles of Uganda.
An Afghan National Army soldier fires a D-30 122mm howitzer at Taliban positions during a clearing operation in Laghman province.
Fishermen haul in the morning's catch in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka.
An Afghan soldier says goodbye to his friends.