Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

The eruptions of Mount Sinabung

The Indonesian volcano was dormant for 400 years before erupting in 2010.

Wreckage in the Alps

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

Iraq retakes Tikrit

The Iraqi government claims victory over Islamic State insurgents in Tikrit after a month-long battle, saying that only small pockets of resistance remain.

New York Auto Show

New looks and designs at the New York International Auto Show.

Children of North Korea

Young citizens of North Korea at school, at work and at play.

California's devastating drought

California's governor orders a 25 percent reduction in water usage, in the face of a multi-year drought.

Photos of the month: March

Our top photos from the past month.

Best of Banksy

Works from the elusive British street artist.

Bald eagles back in NY

After decades of protection and conservation efforts the birds have successfully rebounded with many nesting along the shores of the lower Hudson River where in winter they use the river ice to fish from.

Holy Week

Christians around the world celebrate the week leading up to Easter Sunday.

REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Cleaning up shipbreaking

The EU plans to impose strict new rules on how companies scrap old tankers and cruise liners, run aground and dismantled on beaches in South Asia.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Joe Penney

After Boko Haram

Reuters photographer Joe Penney traveled with Nigerian troops taking part in the offensive and describes documenting the fight against the Islamist group.  Full Coverage 


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 

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