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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Battle for Tikrit

Inside the Iraqi offensive to retake the city from Islamic State militants.

Earth from above

A bird's eye view of remarkable places on our planet.

Countdown to execution

Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transferred from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners.

China's knockoff world wonders

China brings the world to its doorstep with scale replicas of famous tourist destinations.

Flashback: Boston Marathon bombing

A look back at the Boston Marathon bombing, as the trial begins for accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

World's most expensive cities

The most expensive cities in the world.

World's cheapest cities

The world's cheapest cities to live in.

Plane overshoots Nepal runway

A Turkish Airlines plane lands in a field after overshooting the runway in Kathmandu.

Paris Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Paris.

Protests against LAPD shooting

Marches following the shooting death of a homeless man in Los Angeles.

REUTERS/Thomas Peter

It's raining cats

An army of feral cats rules a remote fishing island in southern Japan, outnumbering humans six to one.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Capturing 'The Butcher'

The Chadian military captures a man accused of belonging to the Boko Haram insurgency. Accused of killing five people, the soldiers nicknamed him 'The Butcher.'  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

The big smoke

Decades of red-hot economic growth in China has lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty, but industrialization has taken its toll on the environment and led to dangerous levels of air pollution in Beijing.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Minzayar

Reunions and ransoms

In a camp for displaced Rohingya Muslims, residents frequent bamboo internet huts where they can communicate with relatives who have left the country successfully or the human traffickers who are holding them.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The winner takes all

Reuters photographers share their experience covering the Academy Awards.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Life in the High Atlas

The snowy foothills of the High Atlas mountains in Morocco are home to several Berber villages where the inhabitants make their living by farming, baking bread in traditional ovens, herding cattle, and the making and selling of honey, olive oil and pottery.   Full Coverage