Photos of the week
Asylum-seeking migrants stand near the border wall after crossing the Rio Bravo river to turn themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents to request asylum in El Paso, Texas, U.S., as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, December 11. REUTERS/Jose Luis...more
Sam Bankman-Fried, who founded and led FTX until a liquidity crunch forced the cryptocurrency exchange to declare bankruptcy, is escorted out of the Magistrate Court building after his arrest in Nassau, Bahamas, December 13. REUTERS/Dante Carrer
A worker in a protective suit guards an elevator, as coronavirus outbreaks continue in Shanghai, China, December 14. REUTERS/Aly Song
U.S. President Joe Biden holds up his pen to the cheers of the crowd, as well as U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Rep. Jerry Nadler, second gentleman Doug Emhoff,...more
France's Kylian Mbappe, wearing a Morocco jersey, celebrates after their semifinal match where they defeated Morocco to advance to the World Cup final in Al Khor, Qatar, December 14. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Morocco fans react after being knocked out of the World Cup after their semifinal match against France in Al Khor, Qatar, December 14. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Submerged statues are seen in a flooded street in Alges, Oeiras, Portugal, December 13. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes
England's Harry Kane looks dejected after the match as England are eliminated from the World Cup as France's Raphael Varane celebrates with teammates as France progress to the semi finals in Al Khor, Qatar, December 11. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
Medics from the First Volunteer Mobile Hospital unit treat soldiers transported from the frontlines, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in the Donbas region of the Ukraine, December 11, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
A police officer fires a shotgun as supporters of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro protest after supreme court justice Alexandre de Moraes ordered a temporary arrest warrant of indigenous leader Jose Acacio Serere Xavante for alleged anti-democratic...more
A woman struggles with a riot police officer during a protest demanding the dissolution of Congress and to hold democratic elections rather than recognize Dina Boluarte as Peru's President, after the ousting of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, in...more
Trees are covered in snow in front of The Elizabeth Tower, more commonly known as Big Ben, as cold weather continues, in London, Britain, December 12. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Members of the Ukrainian National guard demining team Battalion Dnipro 1 walk from clearing mine fields, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in the northern part of the Donetsk region of Ukraine, December 12. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo looks dejected after being eliminated from the World Cup as Morocco players celebrate as Morocco progress to the semi finals in Doha, Qatar, December 10. REUTERS/Carl Recine
A snow leopard, slowly bouncing back in numbers thanks to the introduction of more sustainable grazing methods and training of herders as conservation guards, looks into remote camera in Kyrgyzstan in an undated photo. Philippe Matheini and Michael...more
Argentina fans in the stands react during the match with Lionel Messi pictured in the foreground as they play Croatia in the World Cup semi-final in Qatar, December 13. REUTERS/Carl Recine
NASA's Orion Capsule is drawn to the well deck of the U.S.S. Portland after it splashed down following a successful uncrewed Artemis I Moon Mission as seen from aboard the U.S.S. Portland in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California, Mexico,...more
Croatia players celebrate qualifying for the semi finals after winning the penalty shootout against Brazil in their World Cup quarter final match in Doha, Qatar, December 9. REUTERS/Lee Smith
Relatives and friends of 16-year old Roma Costas Fragoulis, who was fatally shot by police, mourn next to his coffin in his house, in Thessaloniki, Greece, December 14. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
Switzerland's Gilles Roulin in action during training at the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in Val Gardena, Italy, December 13. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Triumph and tears at the World Cup
As the FIFA World Cup in Qatar edges towards the finale, here are some ecstatic and heart-breaking fan moments.
France end Morocco run to set up Argentina showdown
France will take on Argentina in the World Cup final after beating Morocco 2-0 in an absorbing semi-final to stay on course for a successful title defence and...
39 photos of devastatingly sad World Cup fans
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Migrant border crossings into Texas surge
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