Photos of the week
A man carrying a gun walks with a family on a flooded street after Hurricane Ian caused widespread destruction, in North Port, Florida, September 30. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
A view shows destroyed Russian tanks and armored vehicles in the recently liberated town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine, October 5. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
A woman attends a protest at Catalunya square in support of Iranian women and against the death of Mahsa Amini in Barcelona, Spain, October 4. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Swedish geneticist Svante Paabo, who won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries that underpin our understanding of how modern day humans evolved from extinct ancestors, reacts after being thrown into the water by co-workers,...more
A man runs past a burning street barricade during a protest against the government and rising fuel prices, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, October 3. REUTERS/Ralph Tedy Erol
Commander Nicole Mann greets her family while departing crew quarters for launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, October 5. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
Two men practice boxing on Sea Point promenade at sunset in Cape Town, South Africa, October 3. REUTERS/Esa Alexander
Former U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during a rally in Warren, Michigan, October 1. REUTERS/Chery Dieu-Nalio
A woman reacts as people gather outside a day care center which was the scene of a mass shooting and stabbing, in the town of Uthai Sawan, around 500 km northeast of Bangkok in the province of Nong Bua Lam Phu, Thailand, October 6. REUTERS/Athit...more
A newly-mobilized Russian reservist fires a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launcher during combat training on a range in Donetsk region, Russian-controlled Ukraine, October 4. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
People greet Britain's King Charles at an official ceremony to mark Dunfermline as a city, in Dunfermline, Scotland, October 3. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
A priest sprinkles holy water at dogs at a drive-through pet blessing, ahead of World Animal Day, at a mall in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, October 2. REUTERS/Lisa Marie David
Supporters evacuate a man hit by tear gas fired by police during a riot after a soccer match between at Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang, East Java province, Indonesia, October 2. The stampede was among the world's worst sporting disasters, as hundreds of...more
Koonjh, 25, a flood-affected woman and suffering from fever, is taken care by a relative as she waits for medical assistance at Sayed Abdullah Shah Institute of Medical Sciences in Sehwan, Pakistan, September 29. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
Brazil's former President and presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva stands next to his wife Rosangela da Silva, on the day of Brazil's presidential election, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
A medium woman with her mouth pierced is portrayed during the Jui Tui Shrine procession amidst celebrations of the annual vegetarian festival, observed by Taoist devotees from the Thai-Chinese community in the ninth lunar month of the Chinese...more
Tina Ekiro from the Turkana pastoralist community affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, waters sheep from an open well dug on a dry riverbed in Loyoro village of Kalokol in Turkana, Kenya, September 28. REUTERS/Thomas...more
Kamilia Kuhail, 35, looks after her 2 month old son, Ahmed, in the Sheikh Shaban cemetery where she lives with her family, in Gaza City. The Kuhail family's house was built on the graves of two unknown people whose remains are now buried under the...more
U.S. President Joe Biden talks with residents affected by Hurricane Ian as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis accompanies him during a tour of hurricane destruction in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, October 5. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
A woman takes a bath on a flooded road after heavy rainfall near Tha-it mosque in Nonthaburi province outskirt of Bangkok, Thailand, October 4. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
Destroyed homes and businesses on Pine Island, Florida as seen from a U.S. Army National Guard Blackhawk helicopter after Hurricane Ian caused widespread destruction in Pine Island, Florida, October 1. REUTERS/Kevin Fogarty
Sali Hafiz, who forced a bank to release her family savings in September, gestures after she was released, outside the Justice Palace in Beirut, Lebanon, October 6. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
South Korean and U.S. fighter jets take part in a joint bombing drill in this handout picture provided by the Defense Ministry, South Korea, October 4. South Korean Defense Ministry/Yonhap
Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen on a screen during a concert marking the declared annexation of the Russian-controlled territories of Ukraine's Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions, after holding what Russian authorities called...more
A goalpost is seen after a riot and stampede following a soccer match at Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java province, Indonesia, October 2. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
Odd and unusual images from around the world this week.
A former policeman killed 37 people, including 22 children, during a knife and gun rampage at a daycare center in Thailand.
The Democrat-led border city of El Paso, Texas, has sent more migrants on buses to New York City and Chicago than a campaign by Texas' Republican governor, a...
Residents around Ukraine face the daily reality of the Russian invasion.