Millions descend on Makkah for Haj pilgrimage
Vast crowds of pilgrims, all dressed in white, flocked from early Thursday to Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia's west to take part in the main rituals of the annual Haj pilgrimage. Men, women, and children from 189 countries streamed to the site.
Picture editor's choice
The spectacle of rainbow-coloured macaws bring harmony, colour and beauty to urban chaos of Venezuela’s capital
The discovery of an original first folio of the bard’s plays has sent jitters of excitement around the world of Shakespeare enthusiasts.
Cambodia’s celebrated working elephant Sambo set to enjoy retirement life after three decades of giving rides to tourists