Photos of the week
A house burns due to lava from an erupting volcano in the Cumbre Vieja national park at Los Llanos de Aridane, on the Canary Island of La Palma, September 20, 2021. Streams of black lava have advanced slowly westward for days, forcing thousands of...more
A U.S. law enforcement officer on horseback blocks migrants wading in the Rio Grande trying to return to the U.S. after buying food in Mexico, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, Mexico September 19, 2021. The White House criticized the use of horse reins to...more
Icebergs are seen at the mouth of the Jakobshavn ice fjord during sunset near Ilulissat, Greenland, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
A sequoia is sprayed down as the Windy Fire burns amid the towering trees in Sequoia National Forest near California Hot Springs, California, September 21, 2021 . REUTERS/David Swanson
Dr Coletta J. Bey takes a selfie in front of the Emancipation and Freedom Monument, designed by Oregon sculptor Thomas Jay Warren, in Richmond, Virginia, September 22, 2021. Two weeks after Richmond removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E....more
A riot police officer grabs a man by the throat as the Sinha Denim Limited garment factory workers protest to demand their due salaries for the last three months in Kanchpur, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammad...more
An elderly woman looks at the ballots as members of a local election commission visit her in her house on the last day of three-day long parliamentary elections in the village of Duplevo in Nizhny Novgorod Region, Russia September 19, 2021. United...more
Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande near the U.S.-Mexico border bridge as they wait to be processed in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. Some 15,000 Haitian migrants, around two-thirds of those families, were living in...more
A woman wearing clothing made from dried flowers attends the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, delayed from its usual spring dates because of COVID restrictions in London, Britain, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Kate Winslet poses for a picture with the award for outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or movie, for "Mare Of Easttown", at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kisses his wife Sophie Gregoire during the Liberal election night party in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 21, 2021. Trudeau's Liberals were handed another minority mandate, in an election that ended...more
Children take part in the Settrington Cup Pedal Car Race as motoring enthusiasts attend the Goodwood Revival, a three-day historic car racing festival in Goodwood, Chichester, southern Britain, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville
A migrant plays with a boy at a makeshift border camp along the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters outside his hotel during the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, September 21, 2021. Bolsonaro, a vaccine skeptic who has bragged about not being vaccinated, defied U.N. rules...more
Migrants take shelter along the Del Rio International Bridge at sunset as they await to be processed after crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Ciudad Acuna in Del Rio, Texas, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle look at each other during a visit to One World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York City, September 23, 2021. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the Big Apple ahead of the Global Citizen Live event to encourage equal...more
Critical Care Respiratory therapist Lauren Parsons collects a blood sample from a COVID-19 positive patient in their isolation room on the intensive care unit at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon...more
A child hugs Pope Francis during the weekly general audience at the Paul VI Audience Hall, at the Vatican, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
A Haitian passport is seen in a pile of trash near the U.S.-Mexico bridge, where migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. are waiting to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Marco Bello
A shopping basket is discarded next to empty shelves in the soft drinks aisle, in Sainsbury's supermarket in Harpenden, Britain, September 22, 2021. The soaring costs of wholesale natural gas has forced several domestic energy suppliers out of...more
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit the Big Apple ahead of Saturday's Global Citizen Live event to encourage equal access to COVID-19 vaccines, in their first...
Two weeks after Richmond, Virginia, removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee that had prompted protests over racial injustice, the city unveiled a...
Blooms are on display at the Chelsea Flower Show in London after the event was delayed from its usual spring dates because of COVID restrictions.
Amid deteriorating conditions in migrant camps on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. authorities try to deal with thousands of the mostly Haitian...