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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

The gauchos of South America

Gauchos, the Latin American equivalent of the cowboy, vie for the title of best rider in Uruguay's Criolla Week.

Iraq retakes Tikrit

Iraqi troops have driven Islamic State out of central Tikrit, but the fight to retake all of Saddam Hussein's home town continues.

Holy Week

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

Photos of the month: March

Our top photos from the past month.

Solar France

The solar farm of the Colle des Mees, the biggest in France, consists of 112,780 solar modules covering an area of 494 acres (200 hectares) of land and representing 100 MW of power.

Nigeria chooses Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari returns to power through the ballot box, three decades after seizing power in a military coup.

Air strikes in Yemen

Saudi Arabia and Arab allies bomb Houthi militia targets across Yemen

Manhunt in Virginia

Police search for an armed prisoner after he escaped from a northern Virginia hospital.

Blowing in the wind

Londoners fight high winds while crossing Millennium Bridge.

Deadly landslide in Kashmir

Unseasonal rain triggers a landslide and flooding in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, collapsing a house where three families were sleeping.

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