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Mini Waterloo

Waterloo enthusiast Willy Smout says he spent 40,000 hours and around 150,000 euros over the past 40 years to recreate the 1815 Battle of Waterloo.

Extreme multiples

When facial massages, barbecues and bikinis draw a crowd.

Smuggled animals

From cockatoos in water bottles to fish under a dress, some of the exotic animals that are illegally trafficked around the world.

Celebrating Star Wars Day

Fans celebrate May the 4th as Star Wars Day.

Met Costume Gala

Style at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Benefit gala celebrating the opening of "China: Through the Looking Glass."

Tensions in Baltimore

A man's firearm goes off accidentally while officers were arresting him drawing a crowd of protesters to a corner that was the site of recent riots.

Shooting at Mohammad cartoon exhibit

Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

Living in the ruins of Gaza

Daily life amid the ruins of Gaza.

Rescued from Boko Haram

The Nigerian army rescued hundreds of women and children last week from the Islamist fighters in a major operation.

Chanel cruise collection

Karl Lagerfeld unveils his colorful 2015/2016 cruise collection, inspired by traditional South Korean dress, in Seoul.

REUTERS/MHM/Georgiy Samsonov

Battleground Berlin

A Russian army photographer's views of the battle for Berlin, and the same views today.   Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The legacy of Agent Orange

As the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War approaches, people in Vietnam with severe mental and physical disabilities still feel the lingering effects of Agent Orange.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Handout/Vladimir Pirogov

Soviet veterans of World War Two

As the world marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, Reuters photographers capture portraits of Red Army veterans.  Full Coverage 


China's online hostesses

In China's online hostessing world, men can find virtual company and women can find riches.  Full Coverage 


Bedrooms of the remembered

Nearly a year after the Sewol ferry disaster, many of the grieving parents have left their lost children's bedrooms intact, unable to put away mementos and items of daily use.  Full Coverage