Colourful opening ceremony marks start of the two-week tournament to be held in Jakarta and Palembang in Sumatra.
Major cities have been decked out in bright, colourful lights, creating a cheery and festive atmosphere.
The day will dawn with 31 gun salute in the federal capital and 21 gun salute in the provincial headquarters.
Pakistanis defy the odds to go out and cast their ballots in the historic 2018 general elections.
People take to streets in cities across the country.
France see off a dogged Croatia side who refused to lie down in one of the most electrifying finals in recent years.
PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif says the decision "is based on injustices. It will be written in black words in history.”
There are not enough vets to give proper treatment to more than 850 animals, many held in cages built a century ago.
Six people have died as a result of the flooding.
A glimpse into the festival which marks the end of the holy month of Ramazan.
“Love for football unites the entire world in one team, regardless of people's language or ideology,” Putin says.
The pint-sized motivational coach is already an online star with his own YouTube channel and 145,000 subscribers.
Construction is still underway at some skyscrapers, and at the stadiums being built ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The beat is fading for Ramazan drummers but Rawalpindi's Lal Hussain persists to keep the practice alive
“Wake up and eat your morning meal!” he howls along with the Bhangra-inspired beats emanating from his dhol.
Queen Elizabeth II conferred the title of Duke and Duchess of Sussex upon the newly-wed couple.
The world's nearly 1.8 billion Muslims began Ramazan on Wednesday.
At least 60 Palestinians, including 8 children have been killed by gunfire. 2,400 have been wounded in the carnage.
There workers do not see a moment's relief even on the day that commemorates their hardship.
Even planes that had suffered accidents such as fires breaking out have been patched back together.