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Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Tokyo Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Tokyo.

Celebrities turned politicians

Celebrities who have entered the world of politics.

Austin on edge after fourth explosion

Residents of a west side neighborhood are told to stay indoors after two men on bicycles were wounded in an explosion that may have been detonated by a trip wire.

Turkish forces drive Kurds from Afrin

Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin, raising their flags in the town centre and declaring full control after an eight-week campaign to drive out Kurdish YPG forces.

Preparing for the International Space Station

American and Russian astronauts get ready for their mission to the ISS, where they will spend the next five months living and working.

Retrospective: Fifteen years in Iraq

Fifteen years have passed since the U.S.-led coalition invaded Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein.

Best of the Paralympics

Our top photos from the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

Thousands protest murder of Brazilian activist politician

Thousands took to the streets of Brazil's largest cities to protest the execution-style murder of Marielle Franco, a popular Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman and an outspoken critic of police killings of poor residents.

The handmaid's protest

Demonstrators evoke the dystopian future of "The Handmaid's Tale" book and television series in their present-day protests.

Saudi woman learns to ride motorcycle

Maryam Ahmed Al-Moalem obtains her motorcycle license in Bahrain ahead of a Saudi royal decree allowing women to drive.

REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A journey on a caravan of misery

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans migrated elsewhere in South America last year. Reporter Alexandra Ulmer and photographer Carlos Garcia Rawlins join them in a nearly 5,000-mile bus journey south to Chile.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Charred bodies, wounded soldiers after Congo army victory

Discarded military fatigues, boots, trash, a charred corpse inside a smouldering hut: this is all that remains of a Ugandan rebel base in the wake of what the Congolese army says was an important victory.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Parents of Nigeria's abducted girls cherish keepsakes

The mundane items belonging to 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram are the only connection parents have as they wait news of their daughters.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Banishing toxic waste from lifeline river

Indonesia's Citarum river, often labelled the world's most polluted, descends past crowded zones of factories and homes that dump a pungent stew of garbage, waste and sewage into its 190-mile stretch.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Life in Tunisia's underground houses

In the arid valleys of the southern Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds.  Full Coverage