Photos of the week
A rescue helicopter hovers in the background as an elderly woman and her poodle use an air mattress to float...more
Afghan policemen try to rescue four-year-old Ali Ahmad at the site of a suicide attack followed by a clash...more
Residents wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston, Texas....more
SPLA-IO (SPLA-In Opposition) rebels fire weapons during an assault on government SPLA (Sudan People's...more
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers (not pictured) joined up with Republic of Korea air force F-15s during a...more
A volunteer works to put out a forest fire in the northern area of Brasilia's National Park, in Brasilia,...more
Muslim pilgrims visit Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the...more
A man carries Buthaina Muhammad Mansour, believed to be four or five, rescued from the site of a Saudi-led air...more
Rohingya children cross the Bangladesh-Myanmar border fence as they try to enter Bangladesh in Bandarban, an...more
A girl mourns as policemen carry the body of Abdul Rasheed, a police officer, who according to the Indian...more
Residents of La Vita Bella assisted living facility are seen in waste-deep flooding due to Tropical Storm...more
Burning Man participants perform a shibari rope scene during a driving desert dust storm inside the heart of...more
Floyd Mayweather Jr. in action with Conor McGregor before referee Robert Byrd stops McGregor and the fight in...more
New York Mets second baseman Gavin Cecchini dives and is unable to field a ball hit from Washington Nationals...more
Residents wade with their belongings through flood waters brought by Tropical Storm Harvey in Northwest...more
Relatives carry a child over the coffin as a Filipino custom to let the spirit of the departed rest, in...more
Israeli soldiers, one wearing a Star Wars Storm Trooper Voice Changing Helmet, work on laptops as they take...more
A man jumps off a diving board at night in Salthill, County Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
A photographer is being attacked by masked demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a...more
Farmer Tony Reid casts a shadow as he walks across a claypan while inspecting a paddock on Kahmoo Station...more
Flooding from Harvey has paralyzed the country's fourth biggest city, forcing thousands to flee as rivers rise to levels not seen in centuries.
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