Edition:
United States
Pictures | Thu Sep 4, 2014 | 7:40am EDT

Editor's choice

A Palestinian man looks out of his heavily damaged house at neighboring houses which witnesses said were destroyed during the Israeli offensive, in the east of Gaza City September 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian man looks out of his heavily damaged house at neighboring houses which witnesses said were destroyed during the Israeli offensive, in the east of Gaza City September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian man looks out of his heavily damaged house at neighboring houses which witnesses said were destroyed during the Israeli offensive, in the east of Gaza City September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
Close
1 / 24
Ukrainian servicemen ride on armored vehicles near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride on armored vehicles near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen ride on armored vehicles near Slaviansk September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
Close
2 / 24
An injured woman rests at a field hospital in Douma, Syria September 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Badra Mamet

An injured woman rests at a field hospital in Douma, Syria September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Badra Mamet

An injured woman rests at a field hospital in Douma, Syria September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Badra Mamet
Close
3 / 24
A woman sits in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire in Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A woman sits in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire in Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A woman sits in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire in Donetsk, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Close
4 / 24
Mourners carry the coffins of Shi'ite volunteers from the Brigades of Peace, who are loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, during their funeral in Najaf, south of Baghdad, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Mourners carry the coffins of Shi'ite volunteers from the Brigades of Peace, who are loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, during their funeral in Najaf, south of Baghdad, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Mourners carry the coffins of Shi'ite volunteers from the Brigades of Peace, who are loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, during their funeral in Najaf, south of Baghdad, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
5 / 24
The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok is seen at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok is seen at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok is seen at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
Close
6 / 24
A father of a Lebanese soldier captured by hardline Syrian Islamists, reacts next to a hearse carrying the coffin of another soldier Ali al-Sayyed, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Arsal, during his funeral in Qalamoun, in Akkar September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim

A father of a Lebanese soldier captured by hardline Syrian Islamists, reacts next to a hearse carrying the coffin of another soldier Ali al-Sayyed, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Arsal, during his funeral in Qalamoun, in Akkar...more

A father of a Lebanese soldier captured by hardline Syrian Islamists, reacts next to a hearse carrying the coffin of another soldier Ali al-Sayyed, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Arsal, during his funeral in Qalamoun, in Akkar September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim
Close
7 / 24
A mother inspects her child's injuries after what activists claimed was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on a market in Douma in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A mother inspects her child's injuries after what activists claimed was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on a market in Douma in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A mother inspects her child's injuries after what activists claimed was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on a market in Douma in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
8 / 24
Military vehicles and a model of an aircraft are displayed on the golf course of the the Celtic Manor Hotel, ahead of the NATO summit, in Newport, Wales, September 3, 2014.    REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool

Military vehicles and a model of an aircraft are displayed on the golf course of the the Celtic Manor Hotel, ahead of the NATO summit, in Newport, Wales, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool

Military vehicles and a model of an aircraft are displayed on the golf course of the the Celtic Manor Hotel, ahead of the NATO summit, in Newport, Wales, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool
Close
9 / 24
An anti-government protester covers himself with a plastic sheet during heavy rain in the morning in front of the President's house in the Red Zone during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

An anti-government protester covers himself with a plastic sheet during heavy rain in the morning in front of the President's house in the Red Zone during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

An anti-government protester covers himself with a plastic sheet during heavy rain in the morning in front of the President's house in the Red Zone during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Close
10 / 24
Shi'ite militia fighters take their position at the frontline during their fight against Islamic State militants in Al Bohassan village September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Shi'ite militia fighters take their position at the frontline during their fight against Islamic State militants in Al Bohassan village September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Shi'ite militia fighters take their position at the frontline during their fight against Islamic State militants in Al Bohassan village September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
11 / 24
Military musicians perform before a friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina in Duesseldorf September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Military musicians perform before a friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina in Duesseldorf September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Military musicians perform before a friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina in Duesseldorf September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
12 / 24
A craftsman from a model-making company applies final touches to a full-sized model of a Typhoon fighter jet at the Celtic Manor Hotel, ahead of the NATO summit, in Newport, Wales, September 3, 2014. REUTERS

A craftsman from a model-making company applies final touches to a full-sized model of a Typhoon fighter jet at the Celtic Manor Hotel, ahead of the NATO summit, in Newport, Wales, September 3, 2014. REUTERS

A craftsman from a model-making company applies final touches to a full-sized model of a Typhoon fighter jet at the Celtic Manor Hotel, ahead of the NATO summit, in Newport, Wales, September 3, 2014. REUTERS
Close
13 / 24
Radical Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr attends the funeral of fighters loyal to his Brigades of Peace, who were killed when an improvised explosive device exploded near the town of Amerli, in Najaf, south of Baghdad September 3, 2014. REUTERS/ Alaa Al-Marjani

Radical Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr attends the funeral of fighters loyal to his Brigades of Peace, who were killed when an improvised explosive device exploded near the town of Amerli, in Najaf, south of Baghdad September 3, 2014. REUTERS/ Alaa...more

Radical Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr attends the funeral of fighters loyal to his Brigades of Peace, who were killed when an improvised explosive device exploded near the town of Amerli, in Najaf, south of Baghdad September 3, 2014. REUTERS/ Alaa Al-Marjani
Close
14 / 24
A youth rides a bicycle on the hills in Kathmandu September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A youth rides a bicycle on the hills in Kathmandu September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A youth rides a bicycle on the hills in Kathmandu September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
Close
15 / 24
More than 1,000 Paramilitary policemen take park in an exercise in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China September 2, 2014. REUTERS

More than 1,000 Paramilitary policemen take park in an exercise in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China September 2, 2014. REUTERS

More than 1,000 Paramilitary policemen take park in an exercise in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China September 2, 2014. REUTERS
Close
16 / 24
A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter inspects the burnt, former media office of Islamic State militants in Sulaiman Pek, Iraq after the town was recaptured on Monday, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter inspects the burnt, former media office of Islamic State militants in Sulaiman Pek, Iraq after the town was recaptured on Monday, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter inspects the burnt, former media office of Islamic State militants in Sulaiman Pek, Iraq after the town was recaptured on Monday, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
17 / 24
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talks with Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi and Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Sanae Takaichi as they prepare for a photo session at his official residence in Tokyo September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talks with Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi and Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Sanae Takaichi as they prepare for a photo session at his official residence in Tokyo September 3, 2014....more

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talks with Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi and Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Sanae Takaichi as they prepare for a photo session at his official residence in Tokyo September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Close
18 / 24
Tennis fans watch as the sun sets during the quarter-final match between Kei Nishikori of Japan and Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Tennis fans watch as the sun sets during the quarter-final match between Kei Nishikori of Japan and Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Tennis fans watch as the sun sets during the quarter-final match between Kei Nishikori of Japan and Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Close
19 / 24
Relatives and soldiers from the Lebanese army carry the coffin of Lebanese soldier Ali al-Sayyed, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Arsal,  during his funeral in his hometown of Fnideq in Akkar September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Relatives and soldiers from the Lebanese army carry the coffin of Lebanese soldier Ali al-Sayyed, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Arsal, during his funeral in his hometown of Fnideq in Akkar September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Relatives and soldiers from the Lebanese army carry the coffin of Lebanese soldier Ali al-Sayyed, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Arsal, during his funeral in his hometown of Fnideq in Akkar September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
20 / 24
Volunteers attend a training session at the base of Ukrainian self-defense battalion "Azov" in the southern coastal town of Mariupol September 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Volunteers attend a training session at the base of Ukrainian self-defense battalion "Azov" in the southern coastal town of Mariupol September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Volunteers attend a training session at the base of Ukrainian self-defense battalion "Azov" in the southern coastal town of Mariupol September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
Close
21 / 24
Actress Cameron Diaz attends a photocall to promote the movie "Sex Tape" in Paris September 4, 2014 . REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Actress Cameron Diaz attends a photocall to promote the movie "Sex Tape" in Paris September 4, 2014 . REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Actress Cameron Diaz attends a photocall to promote the movie "Sex Tape" in Paris September 4, 2014 . REUTERS/Charles Platiau
Close
22 / 24
Fresa, 5, stands inside the dog shelter "Santuario Milagros Caninos" on the outskirts of Mexico City August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Fresa, 5, stands inside the dog shelter "Santuario Milagros Caninos" on the outskirts of Mexico City August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Fresa, 5, stands inside the dog shelter "Santuario Milagros Caninos" on the outskirts of Mexico City August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
Close
23 / 24
Kashmiri women and a child are transported in a boat through a flooded road to a safer place during incessant rains in Srinagar September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri women and a child are transported in a boat through a flooded road to a safer place during incessant rains in Srinagar September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri women and a child are transported in a boat through a flooded road to a safer place during incessant rains in Srinagar September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
Close
24 / 24

Next Slideshows

Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Sep 03 2014

Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Sep 02 2014

Editor's Choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Sep 01 2014

Editor's Choice

Our best photos from the last 24 hours.

Aug 31 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

First 100 days of Trump

First 100 days of Trump

Major moments from the first days of the Trump administration.

Republicans pull healthcare bill

Republicans pull healthcare bill

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul Obamacare, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

The Sewol ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerges from a gray sea.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the week.

The scramble for healthcare bill votes

The scramble for healthcare bill votes

GOP lawmakers struggle to overcome differences as a dramatic vote on healthcare looms.

Flashback: Egypt's Arab Spring

Flashback: Egypt's Arab Spring

A look back at the Egypt uprising that led to the overthrow of president Mubarak in 2011. Mubarak, the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring protests that swept the region, was freed after six years in detention.

Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week

Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Tokyo.

Iraqi forces edge further into Mosul

Iraqi forces edge further into Mosul

Iraqi forces enter Mosul's Old City as Islamic State militants put up fierce resistance from the close-packed houses and narrow streets.

Mourning for London

Mourning for London

The world grieves after a deadly attack near parliament in London.

Newer Slideshows Older Slideshows

Trending Collections

Pictures