The recapture of Raqqa from ISIS, a giant human-piloted robot in Japan, Diwali in Nepal and India, the British National Plowing Championships, and much more.
Source: Photos of the Week: 10/14–10/20 – The Atlantic
One last look at my favorite season of the year, with more autumnal images from across the Northern Hemisphere.
Source: Images of the Season: Fall Is in the Air, Part II – The Atlantic
Four thousand French soldiers are currently deployed across five African nations in support of a wide-ranging counter-terrorism effort.
Source: Operation Barkhane: France’s Counter-Terrorism Forces in Africa – The Atlantic
Five months ago, a group of pro-ISIS militants took control of parts of the southern Philippine city of Marawi. Today, the fighting is over, but the city is in ruins.
Source: A Victory Against ISIS in the Philippines Leaves a City Destroyed – The Atlantic
A year after the death of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the official period of mourning is over, and a five-day-long funeral ceremony has begun.
Source: Thailand Bids Farewell to Its King – The Atlantic