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Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Gold medal winners in Pyeongchang

Winning gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Pyeongchang fans

Face painting, flags and fun at the Winter Olympics.

Pyeongchang Olympics: Day 9

Highlights from day nine of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

London Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from London.

Gun debate rages after Florida mass shooting

Student survivors and others rally to demand tougher gun laws after the mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school.

Mexico helicopter crashes in wake of earthquake

At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca.

Lunar New Year

The world celebrates the Year of the Dog with lanterns, lion dances and firecrackers.

Pyeongchang Olympics: Day 8

Highlights from day eight of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Olympic wipeouts

Athletes crash as they push themselves to the limit in Pyeongchang.

On the sidelines in Pyeongchang

Behind the scenes at events and venues during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics.

REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

What is your love story?

To mark Valentine's Day, Reuters photographers documented the stories of over 20 couples from around the globe.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

'Mad Max' violence stalks Venezuela's lawless roads

With hunger widespread amid a fifth year of painful economic implosion under President Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela has seen a frightening surge in attacks on increasingly lawless roads.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Istanbul: city of cats

In Istanbul's narrow backstreets, cats perch on rooftops and window sills, crouch on doorsteps and rest on nearly every corner. Whether lounging in sunlight, grooming themselves or scampering into shops in search of food, cats have become an inseparable part of neighborhood life in Europe's biggest city.  Full Coverage 


Skiing's origins in China's remote west

For much of the year, skiing is the only way to get around Khom, a village of wooden cabins heated by earthen stoves, five hours' drive from the nearest major town in the northern Altay region of Xinjiang.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

In Puerto Rico, a housing crisis U.S. storm aid won't solve

The illegal shantytown of Villa Hugo, home to thousands of squatters who were left homeless after Hurricane Hugo in 1989, is among countless Puerto Rico neighborhoods battered after Hurricane Maria.  Full Coverage