Photos of the week
A man lights up his cigarette with the flames of a bus burned by anti-government demonstrators during a protesmore
A man dressed as Santa Claus relieves himself during the Santacon event in London, Britain December 10, 2016. more
A Vietnamese bride is seen pushing the groom on a scooter during a photo shoot for their wedding in An Bang Bemore
People walk as they flee deeper into the remaining rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria December 13, 2016. REUTERmore
A displaced Iraqi girl, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, stands at Khazer camp, Iraq December 1more
Children dressed as Santa Claus participe in a parade held to collect food for the needy, in Lisbon, Portugal more
A herd of reindeers is seen inside an enclosure as herders select and sort them in the settlement of Krasnoye more
A statue on the roof of Notre-Dame cathedral is silhouetted in front of a supermoon in Paris, France, Decembermore
Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad stand inside the Umayyad mosque, in the government-controllemore
A Turkish student cries during a protest to show solidarity with trapped citizens of Aleppo, Syria, in Sarajevmore
A man sits on a log on a cold winter morning in Srinagar, December 15, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
Raniel da Silva, Ariel da Silva, Ariana da Silva and Daniel da Silva pose for a portrait on the top of a trainmore
A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to fly kites, on a roadside in Ahmedabad, India, Decembemore
A man carries a child with an IV drip as he flees deeper into the remaining rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria more
Zulay Pulgar (R), 43, holds her son Emmanuel, 4, next to her husband Maikel Cuauro (L), 30, and her father Juamore
Carolina Gutierrez (center L), 17, and Neuil Valdez, 18, use mobile phones to connect to the internet at a hotmore
A Palestinian girl, wrapped in a blanket, walks outside her family dwelling on a rainy day in Khan Younis in tmore
President-elect Donald Trump and musician Kanye West pose for media at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York Citymore
Fish gather in a corner as they are fed by passers-by at the Ana Sagar Lake in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India, Decembmore
A belt of ammunition is seen on the stairs during clashes with Islamic State militants at the south of Mosul, more
Ambulances and busses start the evacuation of thousands of civilians and fighters from the last rebel bastion in Aleppo, Syria.
With average wages less than the equivalent of $50 a month at black market rates there is an increase in parents handing children over to the state, charities...
Our top images from space in 2016.
Among the islands at the heart of territorial disputes in the South China Sea.