This week France's Fete de Lumieres and Emmanuel Macron's made headlines. In the US, Democrat Doug Jones surprised the whole country when he won the Senate seat in conservative Alabama.
An elephant attacked a vehicle in southwest China and a giant wildlife threatened thousands of homes. But where in the world did this happen?
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"We are recapturing lost ground" in fighting climate change, Macron says at Climate Change summit.
Democrat Doug Jones won the Senate seat in the deeply conservative state
Filipino activists fear 'looming dictatorship' under Duterte
Xi attends state memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims
Manhattan blast leaves 4 injured
Torch light parade honours Nobel Peace Prize winner ICAN
A serious incident occurred at a British recycling plant after a marine flare exploded in the hands of an employee sorting waste in November.
Ukrainian judge frees Saakashvili from detention
South Korean army conducts helicopter missile drill
Elephant attacks vehicles in southwest China, no injuries reported
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, successfully laucnhed a New Shepard spaceship from its launch site in west Texas on Tuesda
A stunning light show put on by the Geminid meteors illuminated the crystal-clear night sky over the Changbai Mountains in northeast China.
Prince William, Prince Harry meet 'Star Wars' cast
Grenfell victims remembered six months on in memorial service
Giant wildfire threatens thousands of homes
Palestinians clash with Israeli troops over Trump's Jerusalem move
Over two thousand protest EU migration policy outside European institutions
Fans of Argentina's Independiente soccer team clashed with fans from Brazil's Flamengo ahead of the Sudamericana Cup final.
Rainbow colours illuminate the Sydney Opera House to celebrate Australia legalising same sex marriage
Tens of thousands attend Lights Festival in Lyon