Editor's choice

Our top photos from the past 24 hours.

Indigenous festival

The festival is held as a counter-celebration to Columbus Day and to promote Native American culture and history.

Nobel Prize winners

The winners of the prestigious Nobel Prizes.

Bolivia's female wrestlers

Bolivia's female wrestlers battle it out.

Guarding Assange

The Metropolitan Police are withdrawing their round the clock guard of the Ecuador embassy, where Julian Assange is taking refuge.

Mourning in Turkey

Turkey's government said Islamic State was the prime suspect in suicide bombings that killed at least 97 people in Ankara.

North Korea celebrates anniversary

Isolated North Korea marks the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party with a massive military parade.

Apollo: mission to the moon

Highlights from the Apollo missions, NASA's lunar landing program, dating from 1968 to 1972.

Deadly blasts in Turkey

Two suspected suicide bombers hit a rally of pro-Kurdish and leftist activists in Ankara.

Flooding in South Carolina

Torrential rains leave at least 17 people dead.

Inside North Korea

A rare glimpse of life inside the capital Pyongyang.


China's small investors

Some are in it purely for the money. Others just want a few extra yuan to buy a meal. And then there are also those who trade for fun or to spend time among friends.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Earthprints: Andasol solar power station

On a barren, sun-baked plateau in southern Spain, row upon row of gleaming mirrors form one of the world's biggest solar power plants and harness the sun's power even after dark.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Welcome to The Villages

Reuters photographer Carlo Allegri looks at the world's largest retirement community, The Villages in Florida, ahead of World Older Persons Day on October 1.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

The Umbrella Movement: one year on

A year after Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters, Reuters photographer Tyrone Siu revisits the scenes of the demonstrations.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Joe Penney

Ivory Coast booming

From Abidjan's packed airport arrivals hall to the buildings mushrooming across the capital, Ivory Coast is booming after years of turmoil and civil war.  Full Coverage