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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

China's massive military parade

China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two.

Migrant train leaves Budapest

Hundreds of migrants left Budapest aboard a packed train bound for a town on the Austrian border after two days of chaos.

The end of WWII

Parades and ceremonies mark the 70th anniversary of Japan's formal surrender, signaling the end of World War Two.

Obama in Alaska

President Barack Obama visits Alaska aiming to shine a spotlight on how the United States is being affected by warming temperatures and rising oceans.

U.S. Open highlights

The world's top tennis players face off in New York.

Budapest train station closed to migrants

Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated after being barred from Budapest's Eastern Railway Terminus, demanding they be allowed to travel west to Germany.

Women in the U.S. military

A look at women who serve in America's military, as the first two women soldiers make history by passing the grueling Ranger Course.

Burning Man Festival

Scenes from the Playa in the remote Nevada desert.

Chaos at the border

Police attempt to regulate the flow of migrants crossing the Greek border into Macedonia.

Underground Tokyo

Inside the tunnels and passageways beneath Japan's capital.

REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Olympic evictions in Rio favela

As sports arenas rise up around them and neighbors' houses are demolished, around 50 families remain in Vila Autodromo, a favela bordering the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Sand baths of Siwa

In the searing summer heat in western Egypt, at the hottest time of the day, sufferers of rheumatism, joint pain, infertility or impotence lie buried neck-deep in the sand of Siwa.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/James Akena

Fighting the jigger parasite

Left untreated, the jigger parasite - sand fleas that burrow under the skin, widespread in parts of Uganda - can lead to secondary infections that can be fatal.  Full Coverage 

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 

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MTV Video Music Awards red carpet

Stars arrive for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.