It was a year dominated by unrest around the world.
In Paris, terrorist attacks that left hundreds dead and many more injured in a series of shootings and explosions shook the nation and the rest of the world. Many rallied peace, showing support for the people of France with a simple symbol of the Eiffel Tower within a peace sign.
ISIS expanded its reach across regions, sending refugees across the sea to Europe in search of a better life. Thousands died at sea trying to make the journey in what's been the largest migration of people since World War II.
Stateside, blazing wildfires in Northern California destroyed homes, vehicles and ultimately killed six people in the region.
Earlier in the year, same-sex marriage supporters rejoiced after the U.S Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. Opposition of the ruling took to the streets to show their anger and frustration.
Click through the slideshow above to see the most moving photos from 2015.