A selection of some of our top photography from around the world this past month.
The pope urged the Congolese people to grant each other a "great amnesty of the heart" and called on any Christians engaged in battle to lay down their arms. Eastern Congo has been plagued by conflict for decades.
Tom Brady, widely considered the greatest player in NFL history, announces his retirement after an age-defying career with seven Super Bowl championships.
The city that once held 75,000 people would be Moscow's first major gain since last summer.
Desperation has grown in Haiti amid a political crisis and a spike in violence that most recently has included a wave of killings of policemen, triggering protests by angry officers.
Family members and friends of Tyre Nichols spoke at vigils in Memphis and Sacramento.
Clashes between protesters and police continued in the eighth week of the South American country's political crisis.
Dozens were killed at a crowded mosque in Pakistan's Peshawar on Monday. The attack was the city's worst since March last year.
Forces from multiple NATO members participate in exercises throughout Europe as Russia's invasion of Ukraine lends new urgency to the military alliance.