Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Flooding in South Carolina

Torrential rains leave at least 17 people dead.

Inside North Korea

A rare glimpse of life inside the capital Pyongyang.

New York Comic Con

Costumed characters at the fan convention in Manhattan.

Apollo: mission to the moon

Highlights from the Apollo missions, NASA's lunar landing program, dating from 1968 to 1972.

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Israeli-Palestinian violence widens

A wave of violence has fueled talk of a new uprising against Israeli occupation.

Faces of Comic Con

Portraits from New York Comic Con.

Trump on the stump

The Republican front-runner on the campaign trail.

Mourning in Oregon

Funeral services begin for the victims of a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.

Lost at sea

Drowned migrants are laid to rest in the pauper's section of a cemetery on the Greek island of Lesbos.


China's small investors

Some are in it purely for the money. Others just want a few extra yuan to buy a meal. And then there are also those who trade for fun or to spend time among friends.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Earthprints: Andasol solar power station

On a barren, sun-baked plateau in southern Spain, row upon row of gleaming mirrors form one of the world's biggest solar power plants and harness the sun's power even after dark.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Welcome to The Villages

Reuters photographer Carlo Allegri looks at the world's largest retirement community, The Villages in Florida, ahead of World Older Persons Day on October 1.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

The Umbrella Movement: one year on

A year after Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters, Reuters photographer Tyrone Siu revisits the scenes of the demonstrations.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Joe Penney

Ivory Coast booming

From Abidjan's packed airport arrivals hall to the buildings mushrooming across the capital, Ivory Coast is booming after years of turmoil and civil war.  Full Coverage