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Photos of the week

Our top photos from the last week.

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the past week.

Flooding in Chile

Deadly flooding batters the north of Chile.

Earth from above

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

Wreckage in the Alps

Images from the French Alps terrain where the Germanwings plane crashed.

Sleeping volcano awakens

Chile's Volcano Villarrica has recently entered a more active phase.

The Amanda Knox trial

Italy's top court aquits Knox for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

Building collapse in New York

A residential apartment building collapses in New York City's East Village.

Nigeria votes

Nigeria's citizens go to the polls amid threats of post-election bloodshed and a Boko Haram insurgency.

Islamist militants storm Mogadishu hotel

Islamist militants blast their way into a popular hotel in the Somali capital, killing at least seven people and trapping government officials inside.

The rich give away their wealth

Apple CEO Tim Cook joins the roster of the very wealthy who are donating their fortunes to charity.

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Iowa: America's heartland

Iowa, with its endless farm fields and quiet towns, is gearing up for its starring role in the U.S. presidential elections.  Full Coverage 

Soburn, an 11-year-old girl, collects what can be used as food for pigs at a landfill dumpsite outside Siem Reap March 19, 2015. A second-grade student, she helps her parents in the morning collecting usable items at the dumpsite where they live before going to school in the afternoon. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Living on rubbish

Anlong Pi, an eight-hectare dumpsite situated close to the famous Cambodian resort province of Siem Reap, has recently become a tourist attraction in its own right.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

In pursuit of the American dream

As recently as last spring, unskilled workers could show up in oil-producing North Dakota and vie for salaries north of $100,000 per year. Not anymore.  Full Coverage 

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Lynched by the crowd

An enraged crowd lynches a man they suspect of being involved in a suicide attack on a church in Lahore. Reuters Photographer Mohsin Raza tells the story behind the picture.   Full Coverage 

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