Pope Francis met a group of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and pronounced the word he had so assiduously avoided only days earlier in Myanmar.
AFP photographer Ed Jones captures the harsh realities of life in the poverty-stricken rural villages along North Korea's eastern coast.
Muslims around the world are celebrating the birth of the prophet Muhammad, which occurs on the 12th day of Rabi' al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar.
Although we think of man as having negative impacts on wildlife, several cats species use paths to rapidly move around the rainforest.
Both President Juan Orlando Hernandez and his rival Salvador Nasralla, a television game show host allied with leftists, claimed victory after the election.
Britain's best Christmas lights and festive attractions, from laser shows at Kew Gardens and the Eden Project, to Dickens-themed attractions at Windsor Castle and Chatsworth House.
Small SUVs and eco-friendly hybrids dominate this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, but there were also a few high performance sports cars like Chevrolet's 2019 Corvette ZR1 Convertible.
Members of the Israeli border police removed settlers one by one from the illegally-built structure in Elazar in Gush Etzion, in the southern West Bank, then began demolishing it.
A new book, Masters of Landscape Photography, looks at 16 leading exponents of the genre, each with their own unique take on how, where and why to capture landscapes.
In his first public Mass in Myanmar, Pope Francis urged the country's long-suffering ethnic minorities to resist the temptation to exact revenge for the hurt they have endured.
Dramatic images of police and soldiers cracking down on young protesters were broadcast around the world, but less is known about the thousands more who were hauled away.
Hopes that the inauguration of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta would end months of election turmoil were dashed.
Subjects at the General Yermolov Cadet School in southern Russia include handling firearms, disarming landmines, forest survival training and learning Morse code.
The election was chaotic, the re-election was chaotic, and the inauguration ceremony for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was chaotic.
White House Christmas 2017 decor – personally chosen by Melania Trump – includes 53 Christmas trees, 71 wreaths, more than 18,000 lights and more than 12,000 ornaments.
The resignation of law minster Zahid Hamid underscores how small Islamist party Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah was able to force the Pakistani government to accept its demands.
Prince Harry's engagement to Meghan Markle — a mixed-race American raised as Catholic, a full-time actress, and a divorcee — shows that royalty has moved with the times.
Volcanologists say the volcano has entered a new phase with magma now visible at Agung's peak, meaning a greater risk of a larger eruption.
At least two died in the explosion, which brought down buildings, shattered windows and punched holes in the walls of properties nearly a mile away.
The week's best news and sports photos, from Robert Mugabe's resignation and Kenya's re-election to Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Victoria's Secret fashion show.