Millions of Americans armed with protective glasses have staked out their positions for what should be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history.
Sir Bruce Forsyth, one of Britain's best-loved entertainers, has died at the age of 89. IBTimes UK looks back at his life and career in pictures.
The week's best photos from around the world, from Charlottesville and Barcelona to Sierra Leone and Kenya via the athletics in London.
Ten photos that brought about real change by influencing the way people think and swaying public and political opinion.
Police are under pressure to explain the circumstances surrounding the death of high-school student Kian Loyd Delos Santos.
The 60 deaths mark the deadliest period of the crackdown that has killed thousands since Duterte took office over a year ago.
Around 400 bodies have been recovered so far, but the death toll is expected to rise as an estimated 500 are still missing.
The Palio di Siena has been held in the Piazza del Campo in the centre of the medieval town, twice a year, almost without fail since 1656.
Nominees include a wheelchair that can climb stairs, the world's first translating earpiece, ink made from air pollution, and a robot that carries your stuff while rolling along behind you like R2-D2.
In the middle of the Utah desert lies a US Army facility that tests chemical and biological weapons such as sarin and anthrax.
The colours of the Indian flag were projected onto buildings and painted on the faces of children across the nation of 1.3 billion people.
Thousands of fans have shrines to Presley in their homes and consider visits to Graceland a pilgrimage.
Every 15 August, Japan upsets its neighbours by holding a memorial service at a shrine honouring its dead, including war criminals.
The Third Reich in 100 objects, from the swastika and Nazi salute to a Hitler action figure and the Fuehrer's personal moustache brush.
Shocked and angry Americans took to the streets of cities across the nation in protest after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville descended into deadly violence.
The week's best photos, from the 2017 World Athletics Championships to Kenyan elections and Trudeau and Putin on holiday.
More than 100 hot air balloons took to the skies over Bristol as dawn broke for the start of the 39th International Balloon Fiesta.
The origins of Puck Fair are unclear, but it dates back at least 400 years.
As we reach the 70th anniversary of partition, relations between the two nations are as broken as ever.
Partition triggered devastating sectarian violence, rape, abductions, and looting, resulting in the deaths of up to two million people.