The five winning projects cover a wide range of topics, from the deepening crisis in Venezuela to sperm smuggling in Gaza.
Smashed hotels, boats tossed into piles, and flooded streets and homes on Sint Maarten, the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin.
Perhaps surprisingly, these weddings have a far higher success rate than traditional love marriages, with lower divorce rates.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of possible ethnic cleansing and a "humanitarian catastrophe" in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history, barrels across the Caribbean en route to Florida.
The best photographs from around the world of phenomena like clouds, lightning, rain, fog or snow, and the impact of weather on mankind.
Idols of the elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha – large and small – are carried through the streets and immersed in bodies of water.
Gary Blackburn has transformed his home with red telephone boxes, life-sized models of the Queen (and her corgis) and a tank.
Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen has travelled the world tracking down men who claim to be the second coming of Jesus Christ.
The Rohingya are effectively stateless. Neither Bangladesh nor Myanmar recognises them as citizens. They live in apartheid-like conditions.
Paola Ismene from Mexico, whose entry Daydream in Blue was chosen from among more than 9,000 entries, will be awarded a solo exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery.
Philippine troops fighting Isis-linked Islamist insurgents in the city of Marawi say they have encountered armed resistance from women and children.
Wildfires have raged across the US West, forcing thousands to flee their homes during a sweltering, smoke-shrouded holiday weekend of record heat.
Among new arrivals, about 16,000 are school-age children and more than 5,000 are under the age of five, aid workers say.
Aaron Joel Mitchell, 41, died after breaking through layers of security and running into the flames as the event's titular effigy burned.
The week's best photos from around the world, from Houston's floods and Mumbai's building collapse to Notting Hill Carnival and the Hajj.
Photos of Burning Man's art installations, temples and mutant vehicles in desert dust storms look like surrealist paintings by Salvador Dali.
IBTimes UK looks at how Eid al-Adha is celebrated around the world, from going home on an overcrowded Bangladesh train, to selecting a sheep and getting it home.
Twenty-six-year-old American freelance journalist Christopher Allen was shot dead as he reported on the fight.
The Texas-Louisiana border bore the brunt of Harvey's second coming, this time as a tropical depression.