Two million Muslims from around the world gathered at Mount Arafat on the outskirts of the holy city of Mecca.
This year's Burning Man festival in the middle of the Black Rock Desert of Nevada is expected to be the hottest ever.
Princess Diana was the most photographed woman in the world, yet some images of her have rarely been seen.
"Myanmar doesn't distinguish between the terrorists and civilians. They are hunting all the Rohingya."
Harvey has dumped 15 trillion gallons (56 trillion litres) of rain on the Houston area, with another five trillion gallons to come.
The sounds of steel bands made London feel more exotic for a couple of days. Even the weather this year was tropical.
Cult leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was found guilty of raping two followers in a case dating back to 2002.
The son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, Ganesha is depicted as having an elephant's head and a man's body, usually with four arms.
Berlin's huge Tiergarten park is crawling with a species of crayfish native to America's Deep South.
Her life was lived in the spotlight, soundtracked by the click and whirr of a million cameras.
The latest issue of Time Magazine, The Economist, The New Yorker, Stern and Der Spiegel all reference Trump's handling of Charlottesville.
Russian photographer Denis Esakov presents Moscow from a different perspective – from above.
Macau has been devastated by Typhoon Hato – the most powerful storm to hit the territory in half a century.
People are abandoning their villages and moving to cities, leaving only the elderly behind in crumbling houses.
Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Africa's second-longest-ruling leader, will hand power to the election winner, expected to be Joao Lourenco of MPLA.
Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong with winds of up to 155 kmh (95 mph).
The popular Italian tourist island of Ischia off the coast of Naples was hit by an earthquake, killing at least two people and injuring dozens.
Warning: Some of these images appear to show animals in distress, and may be upsetting.
The Elizabeth Tower, completed in 1859, is showing its age. The masonry is chipped and crumbling, and the clock faces are disintegrating.
The worst monsoon floods in a decade have killed more than 800 people and displaced over a million across India, Nepal and Bangladesh.