Photojournalist Brent Stirton has been named Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 for his shocking image of a black rhino killed by poachers for its horns.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced they have defeated Islamic State (Isis, Daesh) in its former capital after a four-month battle.
Iraq's dramatic move against the Kurds came soon after they had fought side by side to rid the country of Islamic State (Isis/Daesh).
Ferocious wildfires have killed at least 36 people in Portugal, including a one-month-old baby, and at least three in Spain.
This year's most powerful Atlantic hurricanes – Harvey, Irma and Maria – caused so much damage that 2017 will almost certainly prove to be the costliest hurricane season on record.
Hurricane Ophelia's winds fanned more than 140 wildfires across northern Spain and Portugal, killing three in Galicia and six in Portugal.
Award-winning photojournalist Kevin Frayer spent two weeks in Bangladesh documenting the lives of some of the more than half a million Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar since late August.
The week's best news and sport photos, from California wildfires and Vietnam floods, to the battle for Raqqa, Kenya election protests and Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis.
Thailand is preparing to bid a grand final farewell for the late king with an elaborate five-day funeral ceremony that will begin on 25 October.
Thailand marks one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. IBTimes UK looks back at the life of the "people's king", who helped shape the Southeast Asian nation.
The storm that hit Vietnam caused its worst flooding in years, submerging more than 30,000 houses and damaging infrastructure, crops and livestock.
Aerial photos show enormous scale of devastation, with block after block obliterated, leaving smouldering piles of ash dotted by brick chimneys and the skeletons of burnt-out cars.
The demonstrations came after opposition leader Raila Odinga shocked the country by withdrawing his candidacy for a re-run of August's disputed presidential election.
At least four wineries suffered "total or very significant losses," and at least nine reported damage to their winery, outbuildings or surrounding vineyards.
IBTimes UK shares portraits and stories of survivors living in small towns near the epicentre of the earthquake that rocked Mexico on 19 September, killing at least 369 people.
Photographers are invited to submit wildlife, landscape, underwater and aerial images to National Geographic's 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest.
By day and by night they come, an endless tide of humanity streaming out of Myanmar into Bangladesh. Rohingya Muslim men, women and children hoping to find sanctuary in one of the poorest regions of a poor country.
Fifteen wildfires broke out almost simultaneously in Northern California, destroying homes, wineries and hotels and trailer parks. Seven died in Sonoma County. Two died in Napa County and one in Mendocino County. Death toll is expected to rise.
More Rohingya refugees have chosen to trek for days in monsoon weather to find sanctuary in one of the poorest regions of a poor country. Yet the Myanmar government denies ethnic cleansing and says "clearance operations" have ended.
Nearly 40 futuristic vehicles are racing 3,000km across Australia powered only by the sun. The World Solar Challenge goes from Darwin to Adelaide and is expected to take a week, with speeds of 90-100 kmh (55-62 mph).