With winter approaching and Parisian nights getting longer, giant animal-shaped lanterns are lighting up the city's Jardin des Plantes.
Sri Lanka's parliament descended into chaos on Thursday with MPs swinging punches and throwing projectiles a day after legislators voted the "purported" prime minister out of office.
A hotel development sunk into a disused quarry in China opened its doors Thursday to deep-pocketed clientele.
The dormant, isolated town of Soufli has been a key centre for silk production since the 19th century.
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta arrived at a US District Court in Washington on Wednesday as CNN filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration.
Palestinians held a funeral ceremony for a 23-year-old fisherman who was killed by Israeli fire in Gaza Strip.
Hundreds celebrated the resignation of Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman in the streets of Gaza City.
The Palestinian Hamas resistance movement has released a video of a retaliatory guided-missile strike against an Israeli military bus.
Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes, died at the age of 95.
In southern California, the Woolsey Fire has burned more than 91,000 acres (36,826 hectares) and was 20 percent contained, with 370 structures destroyed, officials say.
Palestinians marched in a funeral procession on Monday (November 12) for Palestinians killed in a flare-up in violence in Gaza.
A team of 400 people worked in rotating one-hour shifts to achieve the dual under the close supervision of an official Guinness World Records adjudicator.
French NGO Action Against Hunger displayed two pairs of gold-colored knives and forks made from bullet casings in front of Paris' Eiffel Tower.
The European Union is making the process of leaving the bloc painful for the UK in order to deter such departures in the future, a political analyst says.
Thousands are marching through the streets of Paris to protest against US President Trump as he visits the city to mark 100 years since the end of World War I.
Four British ministers who back remaining in the European Union are on the verge of quitting Theresa May's government over Brexit, the Sunday Times reported, as pressures built on the prime minister from all sides.
Police in Barcelona have briefly clashed with Catalan separatists who are protesting a rally by Spain's national police forces in the Mediterranean city.
Archaeologists in Egypt discover a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles, as well as an apparently pristine Fifth Dynasty tomb.
The US Border Patrol performs a drill at the border with Mexico, ahead of the arrival of the migrant caravan that started in Central America.
The discovery of dinosaur tracks and fossils has turned the ancient town of Torotoro in Bolivia into a real life Jurassic park.
A rapidly moving wildfire in Northern California killed five people on Friday, November 9.
Surfers took to the water at Nazare in Portugal on Friday (November 9) to tackle some of the biggest waves in the world.
The wildfire consumed homes and forests as firefighters struggled to bring it under control.
At least 47 people have died in a crash involving two buses near the Rusape tollgate in Zimbabwe, state broadcaster ZBC reported on Wednesday (November 7).
Palestinians on Thursday attended a funeral procession in Gaza for a Palestinian fisherman who, according to Gaza's interior ministry, was killed by Egyptian naval forces.
Thousands of Central American migrants on their way to the United States were resting at the Magdalena Mixhuca Sports City in Mexico City on Tuesday, after three weeks of long journey.
Ten thousand candles illuminate the moat at the Tower of London to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
Traffic circulation slowed to a crawl on Paris's ring road on Monday as hundreds of ambulances, sirens blaring, protested controversial transport finance reform.
Two buildings collapsed near Marseille's Old Port on Monday, leaving at least two people injured.
Footage shows protesters hurling rocks and stones and attempting to damage the border fence, while Israeli forces fired back with tear gas and live ammunition.
Hundreds of ambulance vehicles flocked on a Paris highway to protest social security reforms that they say would compromise some ambulance companies.
US President Donald Trump said earlier this week that the United States could send as many as 15,000 troops to the border with Mexico.
A United Nations aid convoy on Saturday reached the Rukban refugee camp in Syria where thousands of people are stranded in the desert, close to the border with Jordan
People hold rallies in more than 1,000 cities and towns across Iran to mark the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the US embassy in Tehran.
An effigy of the UK's ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson was set ablaze in Edenbridge, Kent, on Saturday, as part of the Edenbridge Bonfire Society's celebrations of November 5.
A gas pipeline burst into flames next to the village of Ungor in the Ryazan Oblast on Saturday.
People visiting a museum in Malmo, Sweden, had their senses put to the test when they encountered the Disgusting Food Museum.
People in the US city of Los Angeles have a place to vent their anger without harming anyone or anything in Rage Ground.
A scuffle between the driver and a passenger caused the plunge from a bridge into a river in southwestern China.
The Mount Kumgang tourist zone, in eastern part of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), is a famous and picturesque tourist destination.
Six fire engines and 40 fire fighters were sent to the scene.
Protesters marched in several cities across Brazil against far-right Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday night.
The US military said it successfully tested a key missile defense system on October 26.
Hundreds of brand-new Maseratis were destroyed in a large fire at the Italian port city of Savona on Tuesday, following a flood in the north-western Italian town.
Deserted by almost all of its residents during the Abkhaz-Georgian conflict, Akarmara is now just a shadow of the thriving mining town it once was.
Two pandas frolicked in their snow-covered enclosure as the first snow this autumn enveloped the Yabuli Ski Resort in Harbin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, on Saturday.
Mourners attend the funeral of 23-year-old Palestinian Mujahed Aqel killed by Israeli forces.
After being closed for six years, the National Museum of Damascus has re-opened its doors to the public.
Secretary General of the Christian Democratic Union Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said that the Hesse state election results are 'painful', speaking from the CDU headquarters in Berlin on Sunday.
Hundreds of Norwegians flooded Oslo's streets protesting against the NATO-led military exercises Trident Juncture 18 and calling for dialogue with Russia.
Thousands of protesters rally in the center of Rome to demand the resignation of its mayor over the Italian capital's decrepit infrastructure.
Scientists have found a way to smuggle an antibiotic into bacteria and treat infections in patients who have developed a resistance to antibiotics.
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the island of Zakynthos in the early hours of Friday.
Thousands of firefighters marched in Madrid on Friday.
Rescue operation is under way in the wake of deadly floods in Jordan.
People in Greece have staged a protest rally in capital Athens to denounce proposals for the creation and expansion of NATO bases in the country.
Beijing has officially opened the world's longest sea crossing bridge, connecting Hong Kong and Macau to mainland China.
The European Commission rejected on Tuesday, October 23, Italy's draft 2019 budget.
Hurricane Willa closed in Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday, October 23, with winds of over 100 miles per hour.
At least 20 people were injured after an escalator at the "Repubblica" metro station in Rome collapsed on Tuesday evening.
Salah bin Jamal Khashoggi, the son of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, met and shook hands with Saudi King Salman and the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in Riyadh on Tuesday.
A fire and explosion of an alcohol factory in Mexico has left one injured, according to local media reports.
A huge fire raged through a busy area of a US town, causing the collapse of one of the buildings caught up in the blaze.
At least 20 Palestinians were reported injured by Israeli forces on the seashore in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday.
Thousands of sheep flocked to Madrid's city center on Sunday to take part in the annual parade known as 'la fiesta de la trashumancia' ('the feast of trans-humanity').
A light show to welcome the upcoming China International Import Expo in Shanghai has begun, attracting tourists and locals alike with its splendid lights.
Two people died after a boat carrying refugees sank just 50 meters off Turkey's western coast near Bodrum.
New CCTV footage emerged on Monday, purportedly showing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and his fiancée Hatice Cengiz on the day Saudi dissident disappeared.
New CCTV images showing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 were released by Turkish broadcaster TRT World on Sunday, October 21.
Voters lined up outside polling stations in Kabul after Afghanistan's electoral commission announced that it would extend voting in the parliamentary elections in some parts of the country.
Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday to protest election frontrunner and right-wing candidate Jair Bolonsaro.
Political commentator Life Malcolm says the US president promotes white nationalism and disrespects the refugees heading toward his country.
At least 15 people were killed and 25 wounded in a bombing at a polling station in Kabul as the country's parliamentary elections got underway.
Hundreds of thousands of people hit London's streets to join the People's Vote march, asking to have a referendum on the final Brexit deal.
An Ariane rocket carrying two satellites developed in Europe and Japan is on its way to Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun.
A powerful explosion at a fireworks factory killed at least two people in the town Gatchina, some 40 km south of St. Petersburg, on Friday.
Demonstrators were seen clashing with police while protesting against the "Safe Classroom" bill in Santiago on Thursday.
A group of Jakarta journalists held a peaceful protest in front of the Saudi embassy on Friday.
Grieving residents gathered in the central square of Kerch to lay flowers at the coffins of college shooting victims.
Heavy army presence was seen on the streets of Kandahar on Friday.
In the five-day robotics event in the Japanese capital, advanced robots from all over the world are competing for 900,000 dollars in prizes.
Thousands of pro-independence protesters rallied in Barcelona on Tuesday, October 16, to mark the first anniversary of the jailed leaders of Catalonia's largest separatist organizations.
Emergency services were deployed at the central station in Cologne on Monday after an assailant took a woman hostage in the area and a hostage-taking emergency unfolded.
Several hundred Moroccans marched through Casablanca on Sunday to protest against the culture of corruption.
A plane crashed near the central German city of Fulda on Sunday, leaving three people dead and five injured.
Belgian Jan Biermans and Italian Stefano Cutrupi shared the top prize at the European pumpkin weigh-off in Ludwigsburg on Sunday.
A fire broke out at a site used for the storage of plastic waste in the Italian city of Milan on Sunday.
Scuffles broke out as members of a Ukrainian nationalist group tried to destroy Soviet-era monuments during a protest in Kiev on Sunday.
Nicaraguan police arrested 26 people on Sunday ahead of a planned march against the government of President Daniel Ortega, local human rights groups said.
The declining African Penguin population has raised people's concern, for the habitats of the bird is being hit by rising tides caused by climate change.
Thousands of activists took to the streets of Chicago on Saturday to protest against the Trump administration's allegedly anti-women agenda and to rally support for the Democratic party ahead of the November midterm elections.