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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Trump's Hollywood star vandalized

Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced by a vandal wielding a sledgehammer and a pick-axe in an act captured on video, police said.

Philippines' deadly drug war

President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" has killed thousands of people since he took office.

Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for control of Mosul

Iraqi forces try to drive Islamic State from their last major stronghold in the country.

The burning Jungle of Calais

Migrants in Calais set more tents and shelters ablaze at the squalid camp that once housed more than 6,000 people.

Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Best of Sao Paulo Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Brazil.

American troops in Mosul

The battle to liberate Mosul from Islamic State control is supported by U.S. special forces and air cover.

Two weeks to Election Day

With 14 days to go until the election, a look back at the journeys of candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Clearing the Jungle of Calais

France begins clearing the "Jungle" migrant camp as hundreds give up on their dreams of reaching Britain following sporadic outbreaks of unrest overnight.

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Filming a drama in Damascus

A Syrian filmmaker who captured harrowing footage of sarin gas victims in 2013 is using his experience of the attack and war to make a short film looking at why people take up arms.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Jason Reed

Australian ute culture

On the edge of Australia's outback, around 20,000 lovers of "utes" — part car, part pickup truck — gathered for a two-day alcohol-fueled, muddy celebration of all things rural Australia.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Brick carrier builds social success

Chinese construction worker Shi Shenwei spends his midday break swinging from scaffolding poles on a building site, a gymnastics routine that has made him China's latest social media sensation.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Joe Penney

Sounds of the banlieue

New artists from the neglected suburbs of Paris find inspiration in their immigrant upbringings, producing some of the hottest contemporary acting, art and music formed by their own battles against entrenched stereotypes.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad

Risk of famine looms in Yemen

Intensive care wards in Yemen's hospitals are filled with emaciated children hooked up to monitors and drips - victims of food shortages that could get even worse due to a reorganization of the central bank that is worrying importers.  Full Coverage