Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui follows the increasingly filthy river from its mountain source to the megacity of Kolkata.
The bonfires are often provocatively decorated with Catholic or Nationalist symbols such as posters of Sinn Fein politicians.
In July 1995, Bosnian Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica.
More than 90 people have been killed, hundreds arrested and thousands injured since the unrest began at the start of April.
The 2017 Darwin Beer Can Regatta was won by a team of women representing the city's LGBT community.
Iraqi forces repeatedly used coalition air strikes in Mosul, often to kill teams of just two or three Isis fighters armed with light weapons.
A selection of photographs, covering topics from G20 summit and Venezuela protests, LGBT Pride, and the battle for Mosul.
Parts of Fukuoka, on the southwestern island of Kyushu, were hit by 593mm (23 inches) of rain in 48 hours.
20,000 police face up to 100,000 protesters, including an estimated 8,000 who police say are prepared to use violence.
A 46 year-old Spanish man was gored and tossed by a bull. Two men from the US were gored – one in the abdomen and one in the scrotum.
Riot police fired water cannon and pepper spray at anti-capitalist demonstrators in Hamburg.
The San Fermin festival kicked off with the traditional midday launching of a firework rocket — known as the Chupinazo — from Pamplona's town hall balcony.
Benghazi's streets are lined with destroyed buildings and littered with debris and the shells of rusting cars.
Parts of Fukuoka prefecture on the southwestern island of Kyushu were hit by 774mm (30.5 inches) of rain in nine hours.
Once assembled, the zombies began to dance and shake off their grey clay coverings to reveal colourful clothing or their naked bodies.
All the best photos from the first few days at the world's most prestigious tennis grand slam event.
IBTimes UK presents the best photos of the action and the spectators along the route of the world's biggest cycling event.
Iraqi forces have found terrified families who had been hiding in their homes for weeks as fierce fighting raged around them.
At least 56 people have been killed and another 22 reported missing after swollen rivers broke their banks.
Harrowing photos show terrified families escaping across piles of rubble, and Iraqi forces rescuing a little boy whose family had been killed in the fighting.