Edition:
United States
Pictures | Fri Apr 12, 2019 | 12:52pm EDT

Photos of the week

The Boeoegg, a snowman made of wadding and filled with firecrackers, burns in a bonfire in the Sechselaeuten square in Zurich, Switzerland, April 8. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The Boeoegg, a snowman made of wadding and filled with firecrackers, burns in a bonfire in the Sechselaeuten square in Zurich, Switzerland, April 8. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The Boeoegg, a snowman made of wadding and filled with firecrackers, burns in a bonfire in the Sechselaeuten square in Zurich, Switzerland, April 8. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
Close
1 / 25
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at the Westminster Magistrates' Court, after he was arrested in London, April 11. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at the Westminster Magistrates' Court, after he was arrested in London, April 11. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at the Westminster Magistrates' Court, after he was arrested in London, April 11. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Close
2 / 25
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara wave as Netanyahu speaks following the announcement of exit polls in Israel's parliamentary election at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv, April 10.  
 REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara wave as Netanyahu speaks following the announcement of exit polls in Israel's parliamentary election at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv, April 10. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara wave as Netanyahu speaks following the announcement of exit polls in Israel's parliamentary election at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv, April 10. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
Close
3 / 25
The first-ever photo of a black hole, taken using a global network of telescopes. The somewhat fuzzy photo of the black hole at the center of Messier 87, or M87, a massive galaxy residing in the center of the relatively nearby Virgo galaxy cluster, shows a glowing ring of red, yellow and white surrounding a dark center.  Event Horizon Telescope/National Science Foundation/via REUTERS

The first-ever photo of a black hole, taken using a global network of telescopes. The somewhat fuzzy photo of the black hole at the center of Messier 87, or M87, a massive galaxy residing in the center of the relatively nearby Virgo galaxy cluster,...more

The first-ever photo of a black hole, taken using a global network of telescopes. The somewhat fuzzy photo of the black hole at the center of Messier 87, or M87, a massive galaxy residing in the center of the relatively nearby Virgo galaxy cluster, shows a glowing ring of red, yellow and white surrounding a dark center. Event Horizon Telescope/National Science Foundation/via REUTERS
Close
4 / 25
Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Champions League Quarter Final First Leg in London, April 9.   
REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Champions League Quarter Final First Leg in London, April 9. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Champions League Quarter Final First Leg in London, April 9. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Close
5 / 25
A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, April 8.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, April 8. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, April 8. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
6 / 25
Identical twins Taiwo Adejare and Kehinde Adejare pose for a picture in Igbo Ora, Oyo State, Nigeria, April 4.  
 REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Identical twins Taiwo Adejare and Kehinde Adejare pose for a picture in Igbo Ora, Oyo State, Nigeria, April 4. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Identical twins Taiwo Adejare and Kehinde Adejare pose for a picture in Igbo Ora, Oyo State, Nigeria, April 4. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
Close
7 / 25
A military officer is carried by the crowd as demonstrators chant slogans and carry their national flags, after Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was detained by the armed forces, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 11.    
 REUTERS/Stringer

A military officer is carried by the crowd as demonstrators chant slogans and carry their national flags, after Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was detained by the armed forces, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 11. ...more

A military officer is carried by the crowd as demonstrators chant slogans and carry their national flags, after Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was detained by the armed forces, outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, April 11. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
8 / 25
The 40-meter-high Rain Vortex, which is the world's tallest indoor waterfall, is seen from inside Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore, April 11. REUTERS/Feline Lim

The 40-meter-high Rain Vortex, which is the world's tallest indoor waterfall, is seen from inside Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore, April 11. REUTERS/Feline Lim

The 40-meter-high Rain Vortex, which is the world's tallest indoor waterfall, is seen from inside Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore, April 11. REUTERS/Feline Lim
Close
9 / 25
A U.S. Border Patrol agent searches for undocumented migrants after they illegally crossed the Rio Grande near Palmview, Texas, April 6.   REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A U.S. Border Patrol agent searches for undocumented migrants after they illegally crossed the Rio Grande near Palmview, Texas, April 6. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A U.S. Border Patrol agent searches for undocumented migrants after they illegally crossed the Rio Grande near Palmview, Texas, April 6. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
Close
10 / 25
Indigenous Macuxi children play at the community of Maturuca on the Raposa Serra do Sol reservation, Roraima state, Brazil. A decade after the Macuxi people won a bloody legal battle to expel rice planters from their reservation in a remote part of Brazil, their hold over ancestral lands has come under threat again from new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro. Picture taken February 8. 



REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Indigenous Macuxi children play at the community of Maturuca on the Raposa Serra do Sol reservation, Roraima state, Brazil. A decade after the Macuxi people won a bloody legal battle to expel rice planters from their reservation in a remote part of...more

Indigenous Macuxi children play at the community of Maturuca on the Raposa Serra do Sol reservation, Roraima state, Brazil. A decade after the Macuxi people won a bloody legal battle to expel rice planters from their reservation in a remote part of Brazil, their hold over ancestral lands has come under threat again from new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro. Picture taken February 8. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
Close
11 / 25
President Trump talks about the U.S.-Mexico border during a fundraising roundtable with campaign donors in San Antonio, Texas, April 10. Picture taken through a chair.  

REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Trump talks about the U.S.-Mexico border during a fundraising roundtable with campaign donors in San Antonio, Texas, April 10. Picture taken through a chair. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Trump talks about the U.S.-Mexico border during a fundraising roundtable with campaign donors in San Antonio, Texas, April 10. Picture taken through a chair. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Close
12 / 25
Omar Nabi, originally from Afghanistan, and his friend Apa slaughter a sheep to offer as a sacrifice for his late father Haji-Daoud Nabi, at his father's property in Christchurch, New Zealand March 31. Haji-Daoud was killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings.  REUTERS/Edgar Su

Omar Nabi, originally from Afghanistan, and his friend Apa slaughter a sheep to offer as a sacrifice for his late father Haji-Daoud Nabi, at his father's property in Christchurch, New Zealand March 31. Haji-Daoud was killed in the Christchurch mosque...more

Omar Nabi, originally from Afghanistan, and his friend Apa slaughter a sheep to offer as a sacrifice for his late father Haji-Daoud Nabi, at his father's property in Christchurch, New Zealand March 31. Haji-Daoud was killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Close
13 / 25
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at an extraordinary European Union leaders summit to discuss Brexit, in Brussels, Belgium, April 10. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at an extraordinary European Union leaders summit to discuss Brexit, in Brussels, Belgium, April 10. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at an extraordinary European Union leaders summit to discuss Brexit, in Brussels, Belgium, April 10. REUTERS/Susana Vera
Close
14 / 25
A view shows a facility, where nearly 100 whales including orcas and belugas are held in cages, during a visit from  scientists representing explorer and founder of the Ocean Futures Society Jean-Michel Cousteau in a bay near the Sea of Japan port of Nakhodka in Primorsky Region, Russia, April 7.   Press Service of Administration of Primorsky Krai/Alexander Safronov/via REUTERS

A view shows a facility, where nearly 100 whales including orcas and belugas are held in cages, during a visit from scientists representing explorer and founder of the Ocean Futures Society Jean-Michel Cousteau in a bay near the Sea of Japan port of...more

A view shows a facility, where nearly 100 whales including orcas and belugas are held in cages, during a visit from scientists representing explorer and founder of the Ocean Futures Society Jean-Michel Cousteau in a bay near the Sea of Japan port of Nakhodka in Primorsky Region, Russia, April 7. Press Service of Administration of Primorsky Krai/Alexander Safronov/via REUTERS
Close
15 / 25
Tesla CEO Elon Musk exits after attending a S.E.C. hearing at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York, April 4. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Tesla CEO Elon Musk exits after attending a S.E.C. hearing at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York, April 4. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Tesla CEO Elon Musk exits after attending a S.E.C. hearing at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York, April 4. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
Close
16 / 25
Maria Jofresse, 25, holds a stuffed toy she received for her seventh birthday as she stands where her house stood, in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, outside the village of Cheia, which means 'flood' in Portuguese, near Beira, Mozambique, April 2. Maria Jofresse lost her two children to the storm. In the midst of the floods, she dug their small graves but can't find them anymore. "People suffered indeed but no one suffered as I did because I lost the most precious things I had - my kids," she said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Maria Jofresse, 25, holds a stuffed toy she received for her seventh birthday as she stands where her house stood, in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, outside the village of Cheia, which means 'flood' in Portuguese, near Beira, Mozambique, April 2....more

Maria Jofresse, 25, holds a stuffed toy she received for her seventh birthday as she stands where her house stood, in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, outside the village of Cheia, which means 'flood' in Portuguese, near Beira, Mozambique, April 2. Maria Jofresse lost her two children to the storm. In the midst of the floods, she dug their small graves but can't find them anymore. "People suffered indeed but no one suffered as I did because I lost the most precious things I had - my kids," she said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Close
17 / 25
A 'Baby Trump' balloon floats during a protest against President Donald Trump's visit to Calexico, California, as seen from Mexicali, Mexico, April 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A 'Baby Trump' balloon floats during a protest against President Donald Trump's visit to Calexico, California, as seen from Mexicali, Mexico, April 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A 'Baby Trump' balloon floats during a protest against President Donald Trump's visit to Calexico, California, as seen from Mexicali, Mexico, April 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
Close
18 / 25
Pigeons fly in front of a large poster of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Bursa, Turkey, April 6. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Pigeons fly in front of a large poster of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Bursa, Turkey, April 6. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Pigeons fly in front of a large poster of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Bursa, Turkey, April 6. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
19 / 25
Players rest at a baseball stadium in Havana, Cuba, April 8.  
 REUTERS/Fernando Medina

Players rest at a baseball stadium in Havana, Cuba, April 8. REUTERS/Fernando Medina

Players rest at a baseball stadium in Havana, Cuba, April 8. REUTERS/Fernando Medina
Close
20 / 25
Former U.S. President Barack Obama leaves after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, April 5. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Former U.S. President Barack Obama leaves after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, April 5. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Former U.S. President Barack Obama leaves after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, April 5. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
Close
21 / 25
An employee works at Rostvertol aviation plant, owned by Russian Helicopters company, part of Rostec State Corporation, which manufactures commercial and military aircraft including upgraded heavy Mi-26T2V helicopters, during a demonstration tour in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, April 4.   REUTERS/Sergey Pivovarov

An employee works at Rostvertol aviation plant, owned by Russian Helicopters company, part of Rostec State Corporation, which manufactures commercial and military aircraft including upgraded heavy Mi-26T2V helicopters, during a demonstration tour in...more

An employee works at Rostvertol aviation plant, owned by Russian Helicopters company, part of Rostec State Corporation, which manufactures commercial and military aircraft including upgraded heavy Mi-26T2V helicopters, during a demonstration tour in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, April 4. REUTERS/Sergey Pivovarov
Close
22 / 25
Kids row on a styrofoam block through a flooded street during heavy rains in the Guaratiba neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 10.   REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Kids row on a styrofoam block through a flooded street during heavy rains in the Guaratiba neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 10. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Kids row on a styrofoam block through a flooded street during heavy rains in the Guaratiba neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 10. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Close
23 / 25
Runners pass along discarded cups at a refreshment point during the Vienna City Marathon in Vienna, Austria, April 7.  
  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Runners pass along discarded cups at a refreshment point during the Vienna City Marathon in Vienna, Austria, April 7. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Runners pass along discarded cups at a refreshment point during the Vienna City Marathon in Vienna, Austria, April 7. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Close
24 / 25
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) wipes tears from her eyes as she speaks about the Trump administration policies toward Muslim immigrants at a news conference by members of the U.S. Congress "to announce legislation to repeal President Trump's existing executive order blocking travel from majority Muslim countries" outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, April 10.   REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) wipes tears from her eyes as she speaks about the Trump administration policies toward Muslim immigrants at a news conference by members of the U.S. Congress "to announce legislation to repeal President Trump's existing...more

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) wipes tears from her eyes as she speaks about the Trump administration policies toward Muslim immigrants at a news conference by members of the U.S. Congress "to announce legislation to repeal President Trump's existing executive order blocking travel from majority Muslim countries" outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, April 10. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Close
25 / 25

Next Slideshows

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Apr 12 2019

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Apr 12 2019

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Apr 11 2019

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Apr 11 2019

MORE IN PICTURES

World march for climate change and the environment

World march for climate change and the environment

Students around the world walked out of classes to back Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg's demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions.

Best of Cannes

Best of Cannes

Highlights from the 72nd Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera.

Tornadoes touch down in Missouri

Tornadoes touch down in Missouri

Tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri in the middle of the night, devastating the state capital of Jefferson City.

Suitcase bomb in Lyon

Suitcase bomb in Lyon

French police are hunting a suspected suitcase bomber after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said.

amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS gala

amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS gala

Inside the amfAR gala, the biggest, starriest party at the Cannes Film Festival, where top celebrities help persuade the super-rich to part with their cash to raise money for AIDS research.

Theresa May's tumultuous tenure

Theresa May's tumultuous tenure

Prime Minister Theresa May, once a reluctant supporter of EU membership who won the top job in the turmoil that followed the 2016 Brexit referendum, steps down with her central pledge - to lead the United Kingdom out of the bloc and heal its divisions - unfulfilled.

Key moments from Theresa May's three years as prime minister

Key moments from Theresa May's three years as prime minister

Highlights from Theresa May's tumultuous time in office as she bows out after nearly three years as prime minister, defeated by her inability to deliver Brexit.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Modi wins historic election victory

Modi wins historic election victory

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to unite the country after a big election win, with his party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast