Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Fri Mar 14, 2014 | 8:50pm GMT

Photos of the week

<p>A relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries as she talks on her phone at the Beijing Capital International Airport, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon</p>

A relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries as she talks on her phone at the Beijing Capital International Airport, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries as she talks on her phone at the Beijing Capital International Airport, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Close
1 / 20
<p>New York City firefighters work at the site of a building explosion and collapse in the Harlem section of New York, March 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City firefighters work at the site of a building explosion and collapse in the Harlem section of New York, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City firefighters work at the site of a building explosion and collapse in the Harlem section of New York, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Close
2 / 20
<p>An anti-government protester jumps through a window after setting fire to an office as they loot a public building in Caracas, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins</p>

An anti-government protester jumps through a window after setting fire to an office as they loot a public building in Caracas, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

An anti-government protester jumps through a window after setting fire to an office as they loot a public building in Caracas, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Close
3 / 20
<p>A girl sits at the back of a truck as she prepares to flee sectarian violence with other Muslim families in a convoy escorted by African Union peacekeepers towards the border with Cameroon, in the town of Bouar, west of the Central African Republic, March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola</p>

A girl sits at the back of a truck as she prepares to flee sectarian violence with other Muslim families in a convoy escorted by African Union peacekeepers towards the border with Cameroon, in the town of Bouar, west of the Central African Republic,...more

A girl sits at the back of a truck as she prepares to flee sectarian violence with other Muslim families in a convoy escorted by African Union peacekeepers towards the border with Cameroon, in the town of Bouar, west of the Central African Republic, March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

Close
4 / 20
<p>Employees work inside a limestone powder factory in an industrial area in Mumbai, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Employees work inside a limestone powder factory in an industrial area in Mumbai, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Employees work inside a limestone powder factory in an industrial area in Mumbai, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Close
5 / 20
<p>Military personnel work within the cockpit of a helicopter belonging to the Vietnamese airforce during a search and rescue mission off Vietnam's Tho Chu island, March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha</p>

Military personnel work within the cockpit of a helicopter belonging to the Vietnamese airforce during a search and rescue mission off Vietnam's Tho Chu island, March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Military personnel work within the cockpit of a helicopter belonging to the Vietnamese airforce during a search and rescue mission off Vietnam's Tho Chu island, March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Close
6 / 20
<p>Israeli soldiers take up position during clashes with Palestinian stone-throwers following a rally marking International Woman's Day at Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman</p>

Israeli soldiers take up position during clashes with Palestinian stone-throwers following a rally marking International Woman's Day at Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Israeli soldiers take up position during clashes with Palestinian stone-throwers following a rally marking International Woman's Day at Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Close
7 / 20
<p>Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland carry an empty coffin at a WWI memorial during a rehearsal for a reburial ceremony at the Loos-en-Gohelle Commonwealth war cemetery near Lens in northern France, March 13, 2014. 

REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol</p>

Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland carry an empty coffin at a WWI memorial during a rehearsal for a reburial ceremony at the Loos-en-Gohelle Commonwealth war cemetery near Lens in northern France, March 13, 2014....more

Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland carry an empty coffin at a WWI memorial during a rehearsal for a reburial ceremony at the Loos-en-Gohelle Commonwealth war cemetery near Lens in northern France, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Close
8 / 20
<p>Anti-government protesters run as police fires tear gas to push back thousands of demonstrators close to central Taksim square in Istanbul, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer</p>

Anti-government protesters run as police fires tear gas to push back thousands of demonstrators close to central Taksim square in Istanbul, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Anti-government protesters run as police fires tear gas to push back thousands of demonstrators close to central Taksim square in Istanbul, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Close
9 / 20
<p>A passenger jet flies past the setting sun in Shanghai, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song</p>

A passenger jet flies past the setting sun in Shanghai, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song

A passenger jet flies past the setting sun in Shanghai, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song

Close
10 / 20
<p>Two women wearing nun outfits drink beer while watching the playoff draw between Quebec and Manitoba at the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier curling championships in Kamloops, British Columbia, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Ben Nelms</p>

Two women wearing nun outfits drink beer while watching the playoff draw between Quebec and Manitoba at the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier curling championships in Kamloops, British Columbia, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Ben Nelms

Two women wearing nun outfits drink beer while watching the playoff draw between Quebec and Manitoba at the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier curling championships in Kamloops, British Columbia, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Ben Nelms

Close
11 / 20
<p>Riot policemen shield themselves as fireworks thrown by protesters explode next to the statue of a bull, during an anti-government protest in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Riot policemen shield themselves as fireworks thrown by protesters explode next to the statue of a bull, during an anti-government protest in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Riot policemen shield themselves as fireworks thrown by protesters explode next to the statue of a bull, during an anti-government protest in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Close
12 / 20
<p>A Tibetan activist gestures from a police vehicle after getting detained by Nepalese police for protesting near the Chinese Embassy Consular office in Kathmandu, March 10, 2014.  REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar</p>

A Tibetan activist gestures from a police vehicle after getting detained by Nepalese police for protesting near the Chinese Embassy Consular office in Kathmandu, March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A Tibetan activist gestures from a police vehicle after getting detained by Nepalese police for protesting near the Chinese Embassy Consular office in Kathmandu, March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Close
13 / 20
<p>Members of the media and TEPCO employees, wearing protective suits and masks, stand near a banner reading "Decrease 0.01 mSv par a day for a person" inside the No. 5 reactor building at TEPCO's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, March 10, 2014.  REUTERS/Toru Hanai</p>

Members of the media and TEPCO employees, wearing protective suits and masks, stand near a banner reading "Decrease 0.01 mSv par a day for a person" inside the No. 5 reactor building at TEPCO's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant...more

Members of the media and TEPCO employees, wearing protective suits and masks, stand near a banner reading "Decrease 0.01 mSv par a day for a person" inside the No. 5 reactor building at TEPCO's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Close
14 / 20
<p>A widow throws flowers into the air during the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a widows' ashram in Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 14, 2014.

 REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

A widow throws flowers into the air during the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a widows' ashram in Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 14, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood more

A widow throws flowers into the air during the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a widows' ashram in Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 14, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Close
15 / 20
<p>A woman prays in the snow fall for the deceased of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami at a place where she was employed at a photo studio at the time, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kyodo</p>

A woman prays in the snow fall for the deceased of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami at a place where she was employed at a photo studio at the time, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kyodo

A woman prays in the snow fall for the deceased of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami at a place where she was employed at a photo studio at the time, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kyodo

Close
16 / 20
<p>A doctor conducts a thyroid examination on five-year-old girl as her older brother and a nurse take care of her at a clinic in temporary housing complex in Nihonmatsu, west of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Fukushima prefecture, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai</p>

A doctor conducts a thyroid examination on five-year-old girl as her older brother and a nurse take care of her at a clinic in temporary housing complex in Nihonmatsu, west of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Fukushima...more

A doctor conducts a thyroid examination on five-year-old girl as her older brother and a nurse take care of her at a clinic in temporary housing complex in Nihonmatsu, west of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Fukushima prefecture, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Close
17 / 20
<p>West Indies' Darren Sammy leaps to celebrate after the West Indies won their second T20 international cricket match against England at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Philip Brown</p>

West Indies' Darren Sammy leaps to celebrate after the West Indies won their second T20 international cricket match against England at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Philip Brown

West Indies' Darren Sammy leaps to celebrate after the West Indies won their second T20 international cricket match against England at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Philip Brown

Close
18 / 20
<p>Cast member Ricky Gervais takes a "selfie" with some fans at the premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood, March 11, 2014. The movie opens in the U.S. on March 21. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>

Cast member Ricky Gervais takes a "selfie" with some fans at the premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood, March 11, 2014. The movie opens in the U.S. on March 21. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Cast member Ricky Gervais takes a "selfie" with some fans at the premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood, March 11, 2014. The movie opens in the U.S. on March 21. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Close
19 / 20
<p>British comedian Russell Brand performs at his Messiah Complex show at Brixton Academy in London, March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Olivia Harris</p>

British comedian Russell Brand performs at his Messiah Complex show at Brixton Academy in London, March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

British comedian Russell Brand performs at his Messiah Complex show at Brixton Academy in London, March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

Ukrainian military exercises

Ukraine conducts multiple military exercises.

14 Mar 2014

Two sides to Crimea

Pro Ukraine and Russian supporters rally ahead of the referendum.

14 Mar 2014

Best of the Paralympics

Highs and lows from the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi.

14 Mar 2014

Deadly clash in Donetsk

Days before a referendum in Crimea, rival protesters fight in the eastern Ukrainian city.

13 Mar 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Thousands march against hate speech in Boston

Thousands march against hate speech in Boston

Thousands of people took to the streets of Boston to protest hate speech a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist demonstration, and their shouts drowned out the "Free Speech" rally that sparked their march.

Bannon out at the White House

Bannon out at the White House

President Donald Trump has fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon, a person familiar with the decision told Reuters.

Mourning for Barcelona

Mourning for Barcelona

Vigils and moments of silence are held for those killed in the attack on Barcelona.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Van plows through crowd in Barcelona

Van plows through crowd in Barcelona

A van plowed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona and a regional official said more than a dozen people were killed in what police said they were treating as a terrorist attack.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone

Deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone

Hundreds are dead after a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.

Fight like a girl

Fight like a girl

Women take it to the mat at an all-women wrestling event in London.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast