Photos of the week
Angry parents and community members protest after a Loudoun County School Board meeting was halted by the schomore
A supporter gestures while holding the final edition of Apple Daily in Hong Kong, China June 24, 2021. Hong Komore
Dance captain Shair'Mae Harris, 17, leads members from "For The Love of Dance Studio" during a parade to celebmore
A bunk bed is seen in a partially collapsed building in Surfside near Miami Beach, Florida, June 24, 2021. Resmore
A person celebrates the summer solstice at the Kokino megalithic observatory, near the city of Kumanovo, Northmore
Scotland fans gather before the Euro 2020 match against England, in Leicester Square, London, June 18, 2021. Tmore
Pope Francis greets a person dressed as Spider-Man after the general audience at the Vatican, June 23, 2021. Rmore
Democratic New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang walks past a person in a subway station during the New more
Transgender woman Daniella Milla Tokodi smiles during a drag queen show at a bar in Budapest, Hungary, June 12more
A person protests in support of pop star Britney Spears on the day of her conservatorship case hearing at Stanmore
Sha'Carri Richardson celebrates after winning the women's 100-meter finals in 10.87 during the U.S. Olympic Temore
Hundreds of armed men attend a gathering to announce their support for Afghan security forces and that they armore
Abandoned fishing nets cover a reef in a protected area of Ko Losin, as a group of 40 divers worked to remove more
Terrence Floyd, brother of the late George Floyd who was murdered by a police officer, reacts during the unveimore
A minor migrant is transferred to a Red Cross tent, in the port of Arguineguin, on the island of Gran Canaria,more
A protester holds a rainbow flag as Hungary players line up during the national anthem before the Euro 2020 mamore
Security and police try to prevent supporters from entering a homeless encampment as the camp's occupants awaimore
An Iranian woman holds her passport as she shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote during Iranian more
An aerial view shows Elizabeth Lake, which has been dried up for several years, as the region experiences extrmore
Seagulls fly near Shinobazu Pond in Ueno Park in Tokyo, Japan, March 29, 2021. As Tokyo prepares to host an Olmore
Inside Canada's residential school system
A look inside Canada's residential school system after an indigenous group in Saskatchewan said it had found the unmarked graves of 751 people, just weeks after...
Indonesia's COVID toll mounts
The world's fourth most populous country reported the highest daily coronavirus increase since the beginning of the pandemic, taking its overall cases past the...
Hong Kong pro-democracy paper Apple Daily prints last edition
Hong Kong's most vocal pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, printed its last edition on Thursday after a stormy year in which its tycoon owner and other staff...
Fans rally as Britney Spears tells judge: 'I just want my life back' and to end conservatorship
"I'm traumatized. I'm not happy, I can't sleep," Britney Spears told a Los Angeles judge overseeing her controversial conservatorship, that she wanted her life...
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.