Photos of the week
A green comet named Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF), which last passed by our planet about 50,000 years ago, is seen fromore
RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, a young Black man who was killed during a traffic stop by Memphis polmore
AJ Dereume holds up Phil the groundhog as he is to make his prediction on how long winter will last during themore
U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) faces reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 31. REUTERS/Lemore
A dog stands near a body inside a damaged building, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Bakhmut, Donetsk regiomore
An artwork of the famous street artist Tvboy is seen on a wall of the House of Culture, which was heavily damamore
People gather for Pope Francis' address at the Stade des Martyrs during his apostolic journey, in Kinshasa, Demore
Actor Alec Baldwin departs his home, as he will be charged with involuntary manslaughter for the fatal shootinmore
A protester holds a red flare during a demonstration against French government's pension reform plan in Paris more
People and rescue workers gather to look for survivors under a collapsed roof, after a suicide blast in a mosqmore
Grandmother Olha hugs her granddaughter Arina, 6, while saying goodbye before her evacuation from front line cmore
Demonstrators take part in a protest to demand Peru's President Dina Boluarte to step down, in Lima, Peru, Janmore
Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka kisses the trophy after winning her final match against Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina amore
A woman lies on a counter at the Canape Vert Market days after Haiti police blocked streets and broke into themore
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after winning the AFC Championship game againstmore
Dozens of German-made Leopard 1 tanks, owned by Freddy Versluys the CEO of Belgian defence company OIP Land Symore
Restorer from Appia Antica archaeological park Sara Iovine cleans a life-sized statue of a Roman emperor posinmore
Pope Francis watches a performance as he attends a meeting with young people and catechists at the Stade des Mmore
Flanked by Rev. Al Sharpton and her husband Rodney Wells, RowVaughn Wells speaks during the funeral service fomore
A Pug sleeps during the American Kennel Club's (AKC) Meet the Breeds event in New York, January 29. REUTERS/Jemore
Our oddest photos of the week
Odd and unusual images from around the world this week.
Cracks begin to show in India's Himalayan building spree
The buildings and land beneath houses had been weakened - geologists, residents and officials say - by the rapid construction in the geologically unstable...
Tens of thousands welcome Pope Francis in Democratic Republic of Congo
The pope urged the Congolese people to grant each other a "great amnesty of the heart" and called on any Christians engaged in battle to lay down their arms....
In pictures: Tom Brady's record-setting NFL career
Tom Brady, widely considered the greatest player in NFL history, announces his retirement after an age-defying career with seven Super Bowl championships.
Iconic images from the Iraq War, 20 years after it began
The 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq was meant to topple a dictator who had inflicted reckless wars and economic misery on his fellow Iraqis, and then to usher in a thriving democracy. Instead, Iraqis faced years of upheaval and chaos.
From blizzards to landslides, California's surreal winter weather
Twelve atmospheric rivers have pounded California since late December, inundating parts of the drought-stricken state with raging floodwaters.
Drone wars: UAVs on the frontlines of Ukraine
Russian and Ukrainian forces launch reconnaissance and attack drones in what has been called the first full-scale drone war in history.
Peak bloom in Tokyo and more from cherry blossom season
Peak bloom arrived in Japan's capital this week on March 22, one of the earliest in recorded history, according to national broadcaster NHK, citing the weather agency.
In photos: The holy month of Ramadan
Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan.
French police face off with protesters over pension reform
Labor unions fear the protests, now in their second week, could turn more violent if the government does not heed the growing popular anger over pension curbs.
NYC braces for Trump indictment
Workers erected barricades around a Manhattan courthouse on Monday as New York City braced for a possible indictment of Donald Trump, in what would be the first-ever criminal case against any U.S. president.
Protesters and police clash across France in day of strife
Police fired tear gas and fought with violent black-clad anarchists in Paris on Thursday as hundreds of thousands of mainly peaceful protesters marched across France against President Emmanuel Macron's plan to raise the pension age.
Photos of the week
A selection of some of our top news photography from around the world this week.