The city of Tromsö in Norway is a great destination if you want to see the northern lights. The best time to see this wonder of nature is from January until March.
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy sank a putt in near darkness to win the PGA Championship. It was his fourth Major title and left little doubt in anyone's mind that he was the number one golfer in the world.
US jets have conducted further airstrikes against Islamist militants in northern Iraq. Meanwhile, aid efforts are under way to help Christian refugees fleeing the advance of the Islamic State insurgents.
Three elderly Italian nuns have been raped and murdered in twin attacks at their convent in the north of Burundi's capital, Bujumbura. Police say the motive for the killings is unclear.
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