Pictures of the Year 2017

Pictures of the Year 2017
A girl reacts as colored water is thrown on her face while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Mumbai, India, March 13. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
A medic holds the body of a girl recovered from under the rubble of a house destroyed by a Saudi-led air strike in Sanaa, Yemen, August 25.
REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
Smoke fills the sky above a burning hillside as tourists relax on the beach in Bormes-les-Mimosas, in the Var department, France, July 26.
REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
A worker uses a table to move along a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Sao Paulo, Brazil April 7.
REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Aibhin Kenneally aged 13 from the Flynn-O’Kane dance group warms up backstage before performing during the World Irish Dancing Championships in Dublin, Ireland April 11.
REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
Cockfighting enthusiasts show a rooster through the window of a vintage car on their way to a cockfighting arena at the outskirts of Ciro Redondo, central region of Ciego de Avila province, Cuba, February 15.
REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
A demonstrator kicks a vehicle in a protest against President Michel Temer’s proposal to reform Brazil’s social security system during a general strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 28.
REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Damaged houses, buildings and a mosque are seen inside Marawi city, Philippines, October 25.
REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
Migrants walk during a snowfall inside a derelict customs warehouse in Belgrade, Serbia, January 11.
REUTERS/Marko Djurica
A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter sit as medics treat his comrades injured by sniper fired by Islamic State militants in a field hospital in Raqqa, Syria, June 28.
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Flames and smoke billow as firefighters deal with a serious fire in the Grenfell Tower apartment block at Latimer Road in West London, Britain, June 14.
REUTERS/Toby Melville
Attendees partake in the inauguration ceremonies to swear in Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 20.
REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Residents wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston, Texas, August 28.
REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
Kandy Freeman participates in a Black Lives Matter protest in front of Trump Tower in New York City, January 14.
REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
People cross a flooded street after a massive landslide and flood in the Huachipa district of Lima, Peru, March 17.
REUTERS/Guadalupe Pard
The sun is obscured by the moon during a solar eclipse as seen from an Alaska Airlines commercial jet at 40,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Depoe Bay, Oregon, August 21.
REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
Salah Skaff, 25, reacts over the body of his daughter Amira Skaff, 1.5 years old, after an airstrike on the rebel held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria April 7.
REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Vessels that sank during Hurricane Irma are seen in a Saint John bay 12 days after the devastating storm raked the island, on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, September 16.
REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
People collect scattered oranges amidst rubble after an airstrike on a market in rebel held Maarrat Misrin city in Idlib province, Syria January 14.
REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
A rebel fighter carries an injured boy after a car bomb explosion in Jub al Barazi east of the northern Syrian town of al-Bab, Syria, January 15.
REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
Hamida, a Rohingya refugee woman, cries as she holds her 40-day-old son, who died as a boat capsized in the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, September 14.
REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
A man who was set on fire by people accusing him of stealing during a rally against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro runs amidst opposition supporters in Caracas, Venezuela, May 20.
REUTERS/Marco Bello
Air Force One departs Las Vegas past the broken windows on the Mandalay Bay hotel, where shooter Stephen Paddock conducted his mass shooting along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 4.
REUTERS/Mike Blake
Men feed seagulls along the Yamuna river on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, November 17.
REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
Plane debris is seen at the crash site of a Turkish cargo jet near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport outside Bishkek, January 16.
REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
Hosne Ara, 4, a Rohingya refugee who fled Myanmar two months ago, listens to children singing at a children’s centre in the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, November 5.
REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Steam rises from chimneys of a heating power plant near a monument of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, with the air temperature at about minus 17 degrees Celsius (1.4 degrees Fahrenheit), during sunset in Moscow, Russia, January 9.
REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Benedito, 66, smokes prawns as he checks it on a wood-fired oven in Corumbau village on the coast of Bahia state, Brazil, February 19.
REUTERS/Nacho Doce
A worker, known as a “Tecchiaiolo”, examines marble at the Cervaiole quarry on Monte Altissimo in the Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy, July 18.
REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Photographers help a Rohingya refugee to come out of Nad River as they cross the Myanmar-Bangladesh border in Palong Khali, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, November 1.
REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Migrants try to stay afloat after falling off their rubber dinghy during a rescue operation by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship in the central Mediterranean in international waters some 15 nautical miles off the coast of Zawiya in Libya, April 14. All 134 sub-Saharan migrants survived and were rescued by MOAS.
REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho celebrates with coaching staff at the Europa League Final versus Ajax Amsterdam.
Phil Noble Livepic/via REUTERS
Displaced Iraqi women who just fled their home,rest in the desert as they wait to be transported while Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants in western Mosul, February 27.
REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Burning forest is seen during “Operation Green Wave” conducted by agents of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, or Ibama, to combat illegal logging in Apui, in the southern region of the state of Amazonas, Brazil, August 4.
REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
An opposition politician of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition, reacts after a gas canister fired by policemen hits his car during a protest along a street in Nairobi, Kenya, October 13.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner
A long time exposure shows molten lava which flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world’s most active volcanoes on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island, February 3.
REUTERS/Gilles Adt
Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine, February 1.
REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka serves during his Men’s singles fourth round match against Italy’s Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open, January 22.
REUTERS/Issei Kato
An Iraqi special forces soldier shot dead an Islamic State suicide bomber in Mosul, Iraq March 3.
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
A man cries as he carries his daughter while walking from an Islamic State-controlled part of Mosul towards Iraqi special forces soldiers during a battle in Mosul, Iraq March 4.
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
People gather to pray in baggage claim during a protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order, at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas, January 29.
REUTERS/Laura Buckman
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7.
REUTERS/Carlos Barria
An aerial view shows the remains of burnt homes from what residents said was the latest attack by armed men in Thonyor, Leer County, South Sudan February 23.
REUTERS/Siegfried Modola
Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal July 28. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival.
REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
A Burning Man participant (L) evades a chasing firefighter and falls into the flames of the “Man Burn” after evading the attempted tackles of multiple rangers and law enforcement personnel at the annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, September 2017.
Farmer Osvaldo Lemas, 83, looks to the camera as he picks tobacco leaves at a farm in Cuba’s western province of Pinar del Rio, Cuba, February 28.
REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
A man walks with a bloody lip as demonstrators yell at him outside the location where Richard Spencer, an avowed white nationalist and spokesperson for the so-called alt-right movement, is delivering a speech on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, October 19.
REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
A protester holds a national flag as a bank branch, housed in the magistracy of the Supreme Court of Justice, burns during a rally against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela June 12.
REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Police investigators and forensic technicians investigate a crime scene where a man was killed in Manaus, Brazil, January 6. Police erected roadblocks and increased patrols around Manaus to hunt down more than 100 inmates who escaped from a prison in Manaus during a riot. According to local media, police reported more than 12 murders in Manaus in the 24 hours after the escape.
REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
Model Elsa Hosk poses on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.
REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Residents view the first iceberg of the season as it passes the South Shore, also known as “Iceberg Alley”, near Ferryland Newfoundland, Canada, April 16.
REUTERS/Jody Martin
North Korean soldiers march during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country’s founding father Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea, April 15.
REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow, Russia, March 26.
REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Pigs are herded off a platform into water by breeders during a daily exercise at a pig farm in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, August 2017.
SPLA-IO (SPLA-In Opposition) rebels carry an injured rebel after an assault on government SPLA (Sudan People’s Liberation Army) soldiers, on the road between Kaya and Yondu, South Sudan, August 26.
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, September 11.
REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
A woman assists an injured person after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22.
REUTERS/Toby Melville
A wounded man lies on the ground at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan May 31.
REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
Hindu priests sit inside a cave as they perform evening prayers on the banks of the river Ganges in Devprayag, India, March 28.
REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile, September 16.
Light from a mobile phone illuminates a Saudi woman’s face during Iraqi singer Majid Al Muhandis’ live performance as part of Spring of Culture 2017 in Manama, Bahrain, March 10.
REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
Afghan policemen try to rescue four-year-old Ali Ahmad at the site of a suicide attack followed by a clash between Afghan forces and insurgents after an attack on a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 25.
REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
Qi Guangpu of China performs an aerial as he trains during the Snowboarding and Freestyle Skiing World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, March 9.
REUTERS/Paul Hanna
Traffic cones are seen on the bank of the River Thames during low tide in London, Britain, January 19.
REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Flood victims work on the Jute plant at the flood affected area at Saptari District, Nepal, August 14.
REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
J Class boats compete in a regatta between race days of the America’s Cup finals.
REUTERS/Mike Segar
A migrant arrives at a naval base after he was rescued by Libyan coastal guards in Tripoli, Libya, November 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah