Perseid meteor shower

The Perseid meteor shower lights up the night sky with annual event at its peak.

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The Photos Of 2018 Week 32

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Former child soldiers released from past

Former child soldiers, recruited by armed groups in South Sudan's brutal civil war, take part in a release ceremony as part of their rehabilitation.

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CatCon California

You think you love cats? Wrong.
These people LOVE cats.

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Riding with Native Americans to mark pact anniversary

The Lakota (Sioux) people mark the 150th anniversary of the Fort Laramie peace treaty between the Sioux Nation and United States government with a 400-mile horse ride from Green Grass, South Dakota, to Fort Laramie, Wyoming, where the treaty was signed.

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The Photos Of 2018 Week 31

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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California’s Mendocino fires

The Ranch and River fires have charred more than 125,000 acres on the southern end of the Mendocino National Forest.

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Giant hands hold Vietnam’s Golden Bridge

The pedestrian walkway, designed by TA Landscape Architecture in Ho Chi Minh City, sits at over 1,000 metres (3,280 feet) above sea level and extends over the treetops from the edge of a leafy cliff face, offering tourists uninterrupted views of the majestic landscape beneath.
This is how you create a lasting tourist attraction.

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Australia’s drought - the cancer eating away at farms

From ground level, Australia's drought looks like a featureless, brown dustbowl, but from the air it transforms into an artistry of colour and texture as the land cracks under a blazing sun.

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Sri Lanka’s elephant gathering

Elephants gather in Kaudulla National Park in Habarana, Sri Lanka.

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