The death toll is expected to rise as rescue workers reach remote flooded areas in Myanmar.
Fires raging across California have killed a firefighter, burned two dozen homes and forced thousands to flee.
Swedish photographer Jonas Gratzer has been named Photographer of the Year by the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand.
Singer and presenter whose career spanned over 50 years, who fronted TV programmes Blind Date and Surprise Surprise, has died at the age of 72.
Aunt Leolah Brown launched into an angry tirade and had to be ejected from the funeral service.
It is the 25th anniversary of the war between a US-led coalition and Saddam's Iraq.
Stargazers around the world watched the astronomical phenomenon, which won't happen again for three years.
Refugees fleeing war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East continue to try to reach Britain despite police efforts.
Jewish settlers clash with border police as two apartment blocks in the occupied West Bank are demolished.
First observed in the 70s, there are almost 4,000 sinkholes along the shores of the salty sea today.
A dense layer of ivy covers the houses in the abandoned fishing village on a Chinese island.
Thousands of migrants in Calais are trying to reach England from France 'at all costs'.
IBTimesUK presents the best photographs from the first few days of competition at the world championships.
The Shanghai Tower will be the world's second-tallest building when it opens later in 2015.
The Gaza Strip, home to 1.8 million people, has been experiencing up to 18 hours of power cuts a day.