animal-environment

animal-environment
This photo taken on August 23, 2017 shows a cassowary wandering about next to a chicken in Sorong's Malagufuk village. Agricultural plantations, touted as a means to improve economic opportunities, are rapidly expanding in Papua, alarming some local villagers and conservationists who fear forests will be destroyed and the birds that inhabit t...

THAILAND-ROYALS-CREMATION

THAILAND-ROYALS-CREMATION
Thai Princess Bajrakitiyabha (R) and Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana take part in the funeral procession for the late Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok on October 26, 2017. A sea of black-clad mourners massed across Bangkok's historic heart early on October 26 as funeral rituals began for King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a revered monarch who...

Models

Models
Models wear creations from the Paola Gamero spring/summer collection during Fashion Week in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

SYRIA-RAQA-CONFLICT

SYRIA-RAQA-CONFLICT
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by US special forces, walks on a building near Raqa's stadium as they clear the last positions on the frontline on October 16, 2017 in the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists crumbling stronghold. US-backed fighters battled hundreds of Islamic State group jihadists holed up in the last poc...

Britain Tropical Weather

Britain Tropical Weather
Waves break around the church in the harbour at Porthleven, Cornwall southwestern England, as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia begins to hit parts of Britain and Ireland. Ireland's meteorological service is predicting wind gusts of 120 kph to 150 kph (75 mph to 93 mph), sparking fears of travel chaos. Some flights have been cancelled, and av...

Wildfires

Wildfires
Inocencia Rodrigues, 64, walks among the debris of the burnt shed where she raised chickens and pigs in the village of Sao Joaninho near Santa Comba Dao, northern Portugal, Monday, Oct. 16 2017. Wildfires in Portugal killed at least 27 people, injured dozens more and left an unconfirmed number of missing in the country's second such tragedy i...

FASHION-INDIA-VARMA

FASHION-INDIA-VARMA
A model showcases a creation by Indian fashion designer Suneet Varma during the Amazon India Fashion Week Spring Summer 2017 finale in New Delhi on late October 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAJJAD HUSSAIN

Ivory Coast Plane Crash

Ivory Coast Plane Crash
In this photo taken Saturday Oct. 14, 2017, French troops attend to a cargo plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on its approach to Ivory Coast's international airport in Abidjan. Four crew members from Moldova died in the crash, six others from Moldova and France were injured. (AP Photo/Diomande Ble Blonde)

shows egrets look

shows egrets look
Photo taken on Oct. 13, 2017 shows egrets look for food beside a herd of cattle by the Longquan Lake in Xuyi County of Huai'an City, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua/Zhou Haijun) (xzy)