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Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

A woman's world

The role of women around the globe ahead of International Women's Day.

The disappearance of MH370

A look back at Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared on March 8, 2014, carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

On the Nusra Front

Al Qaeda's Syrian branch was left reeling after its military chief was killed in an apparent army air strike, adding to confusion over the future path of the most powerful group opposing both President Bashar al-Assad and Islamic State.

Celebrating Holi

Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, heralds the beginning of spring.

Hit like a girl

Young women in Nicaragua learn the art of boxing.

Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

Harrison Ford was seriously injured in the crash of a small airplane on a Los Angeles golf course a source told Reuters.

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the last week.

Two years after Chavez

Venezuela commemorates Hugo Chavez's death.

Paris Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Paris.

Plane slides off runway at LaGuardia

A Delta Air Lines jetliner with 125 passengers and five crew members aboard slid off the runway upon landing during a snowstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport.

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 

REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Capturing 'The Butcher'

The Chadian military captures a man accused of belonging to the Boko Haram insurgency. Accused of killing five people, the soldiers nicknamed him 'The Butcher.'  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

The big smoke

Decades of red-hot economic growth in China has lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty, but industrialization has taken its toll on the environment and led to dangerous levels of air pollution in Beijing.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Minzayar

Reunions and ransoms

In a camp for displaced Rohingya Muslims, residents frequent bamboo internet huts where they can communicate with relatives who have left the country successfully or the human traffickers who are holding them.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The winner takes all

Reuters photographers share their experience covering the Academy Awards.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Life in the High Atlas

The snowy foothills of the High Atlas mountains in Morocco are home to several Berber villages where the inhabitants make their living by farming, baking bread in traditional ovens, herding cattle, and the making and selling of honey, olive oil and pottery.   Full Coverage