Photos of the week
Ukrainian serviceman Volodymyr proposes to his girlfriend Viktoriia after she came to visit him, at the train more
A backyard pool is left hanging on a cliffside after torrential rain brought havoc on the beachfront town of Smore
Ke Huy Quan wins the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for "Everything Everywhere All at Once" during the Oscarsmore
Oscar winners Jamie Lee Curtis and Michelle Yeoh watch backstage as Brendan Fraser (unseen) poses with his Oscmore
Migrants, mostly from Venezuela, try to cross a barrier, as they take part in a protest at the Paso del Norte more
Halle Berry poses on the champagne-colored red carpet during the Oscars arrivals at the 95th Academy Awards inmore
Lady Gaga and BloodPop react on the champagne-colored red carpet during the Oscars arrivals at the 95th Academmore
A police officer fires a tear gas shell to disperse the supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khmore
Mount Merapi volcano spews hot lava, as seen from Turi, in Sleman, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, March 13. Antaramore
A view of a street where garbage cans are overflowing, as garbage has not been collected, in Paris, France, Mamore
A dog approaches the body of a woman killed by recent shelling in the town of Volnovakha in the Donetsk regionmore
Army healthcare workers treat a wounded Ukrainian serviceman in a pre-hospital medical aid center in Donetsk rmore
Pall bearers carry the coffin of Brianna Ghey, a 16-year-old transgender girl, at her funeral, in Warrington, more
A Buddhist monk throws salt on a large bonfire of wood and Japanese cypress leaves, at the fire-walking festivmore
A supporter of Senegal opposition leader Ousmane Sonko holds a stone during clashes with security forces aheadmore
Auroras, caused by a coronal mass ejection on the Sun, illuminate the skies over Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finlandmore
Members of parliament of the left hold placards and sing the Marseillaise, French national anthem, as French more
A U.S. Secret Service agent helps a marine stay steady as the Marine One carrying U.S. President Joe Biden lanmore
A California plate is seen at an area affected by floods after days of heavy rain in Pajaro, California, Marchmore
A man walks on the cracked ground of the Baells reservoir as drinking water supplies have plunged to their lowmore
A petrol bomb explodes near riot police as they clash with protesters during a 24-hour nationwide strike over more
Mehmet Dogru, 6, plays inside an open coffin at Cankaya cemetery, where his family moved to in the aftermath omore
A drone view of vehicles after part of the ceiling collapsed at a mall in Osasco, Brazil, March 9. REUTERS/Carmore
A visitor levels a simulator of an infantry rocket flamethrower at "ExpoTechnoStrazh" exhibition of advanced tmore
Michelle Yeoh accepts the Oscar for Best Actress for "Everything Everywhere All at Once" during the Oscars shomore
Our oddest photos of the week
Odd and unusual images from around the world this week.
California menaced by heavy rain, flooding after relentless deluge
The latest deluge from dense streams of Pacific moisture sweeping California's skies soaked some mountain areas still clogged with piles of snow dumped by a...
Garbage piles up in Paris as strikes continue over French pension reform
Garbage piled up in Paris streets and fuel deliveries were blocked from refineries as workers continued rolling strikes as President Emmanuel Macron's pension...
Clashes in Pakistan as former PM Imran Khan faces arrest
Pakistani police and supporters of Imran Khan fought pitched battles on Tuesday outside the former prime minister's home in the eastern city of Lahore, injuring...
Life under lockdown: How our world looked three years ago
Three years ago our lives changed forever as much of the world locked down to curb the spread of the COVID pandemic.
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.
French police face off with protesters over pension reform
Violent unrest has erupted across the country and trade unions have promised to intensify their strike action, leaving Macron to face the most dangerous challenge to his authority since the "Yellow Vest" uprising over four years ago.
Netanyahu softens judicial overhaul after weeks of protest in Israel
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a softening of his judicial overhaul plan but an unallayed opposition said it would still challenge key legislation in the Supreme Court, setting the stage for a constitutional showdown.
Church tower reemerges from parched reservoir in drought-hit Spain
Spain is in the grip of a long-term drought after 36 months of below-average rainfall, with some parts so parched that officials have asked people to cut water use and meteorologists warn of worse to come.
Cyclone Freddy wreaks havoc in Malawi
Cyclone Freddy swept through the southern African region killing more than 500 people in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar since it first made landfall in Africa in late February and circled back for a second time over the weekend.
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day around the world
The world turns Irish for a day to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
Thousands protest over deadly Greek train crash
Thousands of Greek workers walked off the job and rallied in central Athens to protest failures of safety standards they claim helped cause the country's deadliest train crash, which killed 57 people on Feb. 28.
Israelis launch 'Day Of Resistance' against judicial overhaul
Israelis packed city streets in nationwide demonstrations against plans by the hard-right government to curb the Supreme Court's powers, which critics see as a threat to judicial independence.