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Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Mourning for Munich

A gunman opened fire killing 9 people and wounding 27 others near a busy shopping mall in Munich, Germany.

Munich shooting attack

Our latest photos from the scene of the 'shooting rampage' at a shopping center in Germany.

Hillary chooses Kaine

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton selects Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate.

Best of Comic-Con

Highlights from the annual Comic-Con gathering in San Diego.

Police funerals in Baton Rouge

Funerals begin for the three police officers gunned down in Louisiana.

RNC closing night

The final night of the Republican National Convention.

Frontlines of Libya

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government battle with Islamic State fighters in Sirte.

Rio's Olympic venues

The stadiums and locations that will host the athletes at the Olympic Games in Rio.

On the RNC floor

Among the delegates on the floor of the Republican National Convention.

Hamas summer camp

Hamas stages military-style summer camps for young Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

REUTERS/Joe Penney

Nigeria's booming music scene

Each night as darkness descends on Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, sweat-drenched young men and women descend on the megacity's numerous nightclubs to dance to the latest hit songs.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Remembering a wartime childhood

Bosnians whose childhoods were traumatized by the 1990s war have donated thousands of cherished personal items from that era for a touring exhibition aimed in part at warning others about the folly of conflict.  Full Coverage 


Mongolia's unbreakable flower

Battsetseg Soronzonbold became a national hero in her native Mongolia after winning wrestling bronze at the London Olympics, and is determined to turn the medal into gold in Rio next month.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Rescue in the Mediterranean Sea

Reuters photographer Darrin Zammit Lupi on board the Topaz Responder, operated by the privately funded Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), witnessed one major rescue operation, also involving other humanitarian and navy ships and the Italian coastguard.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fishing with fire

Under the darkness of the night sky, a small group of Taiwan fishermen set sail off the northeast coast, light a fire on the end of a bamboo stick using chemicals and wait for the fish to come.  Full Coverage