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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Bolt struck down

A television cameraman and his Segway knock Usain Bolt off his stride, and his feet, during his lap of honor.

Venezuela-Colombia border crisis

People cross the Tachira river border as Venezuela steps up deportation of Colombians in what it says is an effort to crack down on paramilitary gangs. Shaken by the deportation of over a thousand compatriots, Venezuela's roughly 5 million Colombians are grappling with whether to stay on in the crisis-hit country that has become increasingly unliveable.

After dark in Tokyo's Shinjuku

Nightlife in the vibrant Shinjuku district of Japan's capital.

Katrina's Lower Ninth

Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood.

World Athletics Championships highlights

Highlights from the 15th IAAF World Championships in Beijing.

The life of Knut

Scientists can now say that polar bear Knut died from an autoimmune inflammation of the brain, according to media reports.

Supersonic jets

Planes that move faster than the speed of sound.

On-air shooting in Virginia

A television reporter and a cameraman were shot and killed during a live broadcast in Virginia in an attack authorities said was carried out by a former colleague.

Scrambling to Europe

Record numbers of migrants pass through razor wire into Hungary, as overwhelmed authorities reinforce the Serbian border with fences, helicopters and dogs.

Trump on the stump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump courts controversy on the campaign trail.

REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Hurricane Katrina, 10 years on

Carlos Barria returned to New Orleans after documenting events in 2005 and found a city much rebuilt and renovated, although abandoned homes show Katrina’s lingering impact.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Katrina scenes overlaid

Carlos Barria overlaid the photos he took in 2005 with the same locations to contrast the inundated New Orleans then with the city 10 years after the Hurricane Katrina disaster.  Full Coverage 

 REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

From Russia with love

While on assignment in Russia I saw people wearing T-shirts with Russian President Vladimir Putin's profile picture on them. That started to intrigue me…  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Paths to Europe

Reuters photographers on assignment in France, Greece and Malta capture the drama of migrants on the move.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

"Comfort women" recount abuse

"Comfort women" is the Japanese euphemism for women who were forced into prostitution and sexually abused at Japanese military brothels before and during World War Two.  Full Coverage