Photo Essays

Massive Fire Rips Through Nairobi Airport

The largest airport in eastern Africa remains shuttered after a fast-moving blaze engulfed international terminal at Kenya’s main airport Wednesday. No one was...

Billions of Bullets

The war on terrorism has fuelled a dramatic growth in the manufacture of munitions

The Year in Pictures 2004

Terrorism, the presidential election and natural disasters dominated the news in 2004. Here, relive the year's most unforgettable images