As many as a billion animals are estimated to have either died in Australia's wildfires or are at risk in the aftermath due to a lack of food and shelter.
Thousands of people took part in the fourth annual Women's March in cities across the U.S.
Hundreds of migrants leave San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras en route to the United States.
French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier, known for dressing stars like Madonna and who cultivated an irreverent image as the industry's "bad boy", said that his fashion show in Paris on January 22 would be his last.
Tens of thousands of residents of have abandoned their homes since Taal, one of the Philippines' most active and deadliest volcanoes, began spewing massive clouds of ash, steam and gas.
Public sector strikes continue but the industrial action has lost momentum since Macron's government made some concessions and as strikers face mounting financial pressure to return to work.
Spaniard Carlos Sainz became a triple Dakar Rally champion with the Mini X-Raid team while American Ricky Brabec took the motorcycle crown for Honda in the gruelling race across Saudi Arabia.
Swarms of desert locusts have spread from Ethiopia and Somalia into eastern and northern Kenya, posing a threat to food production and grazing land.
Images of the life and legacy of the late civil rights leader.