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Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

The internment of Japanese-Americans

This week marks the 75th anniversary of FDR signing executive order 9066, authorizing the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War Two.

Trump's political picks

The cabinet members, officials and appointees chosen by Donald Trump for senior roles in his administration and judiciary.

Islamic State militants behind bars

Two Islamic State militants captured in Kirkuk, Iraq, one of whom claimed he raped hundreds of women and killed hundreds more, now spend their days in tiny jail cells.

Fleeing to Canada from the U.S.

Some cross by foot, others take taxis close to the Canada-U.S. border, crossing into Quebec in an effort to claim asylum.

Flooding in Gaza

Heavy rains bring flooding to the Gaza Strip.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

First 100 days of Trump

Major moments from the first days of the Trump administration.

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REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

Reunited amid South Sudan's civil war

In the chaos of South Sudan's civil war, it took three years for Nyagonga Machul to find her lost children.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Brazil's race to save drought-hit city

Brazil's arid northeast is weathering its worst drought on record and Campina Grande, which has 400,000 residents that depend on the reservoir, is running out of water.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Election uncertainty in France

The high level of uncertainty in Chartres underlines how wide open the French presidential race remains. It also points to the disaffection many voters feel towards the political elite.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Sold by Islamic State, Yazidi boy returns

After Islamic State militants had killed or enslaved Ayman's parents in their purge of the Yazidi minority to which he belongs, they sold the four-year-old to a Muslim couple. For 18 months his relatives assumed he was dead, but after Iraqi forces retook east Mosul, Ayman was reunited with his family.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Fighting prejudice with martial arts

A group of Afghan girls learn the flowing movements of Wushu, a sport developed from ancient Chinese kung fu, in a country where women's sport is severely restricted.  Full Coverage