Iraqi forces launch large-scale offensive to get Tikrit from Islamic State.
Artists and designers in China have begun responding to Beijing's dangerous levels of air pollution.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's state visit to the UK with his former soap star wife Angelica Rivera.
Annual Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference opens at the Great Hall of the People.
Many of the couples met just before the wedding and didn't speak the same language.
A remote island in southern Japan is home to 22 people and more than 120 cats.
Andrew Burton photographs families living in a basement shelter in the Petrovskiy area of Donetsk.
Bones have been found in AirAsia flight QZ8501's fuselage after it was retrieved from the seabed.
Thousands of Russians march through Moscow in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
Rescue operations are underway in Afghanistan's Panjshir province after a massive avalanche.
Chadian troops in northern Nigeria show off Boko Haram prisoners, weapons and military vehicles.
Havana's annual cigar festival attracts aficionados from all over the world.
Pro-Russian rebels watch as Ukrainian prisoners search through the ruins to recover dead comrades.
Rohingya people speak to relatives and plead with human traffickers from a bamboo internet hut.
Most of Debaltseve's 26,000 residents fled, but up to 5,000 stayed, many too elderly to flee.