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Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Deadly shooting at Washington mall

Police in northwest Washington state search for a gunman who opened fire in a shopping mall killing five people.

Protests continue in Charlotte

Scenes of unrest in Charlotte over the fatal police shooting of Keith Scott.

Cruz and Trump's love-hate relationship

In an abrupt shift Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump saying he is the only candidate who can stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from winning the White House.

I am a Syrian refugee

The faces and experiences of those fleeing the violence in their homeland of Syria.

Milan Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Milan.

The art of space

Imagining the unknown regions of our universe.

Philippines' deadly drug war

President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" has killed about 3,000 people since he took office.

Syrian army declares offensive on Aleppo

Warplanes launched heavy air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo after the Russian-backed Syrian army declared an offensive to fully capture Syria's biggest city, killing off any hope of reviving a ceasefire.

Switzerland's Next Top Cheese

Judges look for the top slice among 777 entries at the Swiss Cheese Awards in Switzerland.

REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Dogs abandoned in crisis-hit Venezuela

Venezuelans struggling to feed their families -- let alone their pets amid an economic crisis -- are dumping scrawny animals in streets, parks and makeshift shelters.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Wedding in a Mogadishu camp

Newlyweds Mohamed Noor and Huda Omar make their home in Rajo camp in Mogadishu, where some 400 families live after being internally displaced by conflict and famine.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad

Living on a mountaintop

In villages perched high on a mountain in western Yemen, residents are a safe distance from a conflict raging through most of the country, but they face a medieval struggle for survival.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Lethal legacy of secret war in Laos

From 1964 to 1973, U.S. warplanes dropped more than 270 million cluster munitions on Laos, one-third of which did not explode, part of a CIA-run, secret operation aimed at destroying North Vietnamese supply routes that left a trail of devastation in Laos.  Full Coverage 


Eating street in Singapore

Singapore's beloved hawker industry faces an uncertain future with a wave of chef retirements imminent, raising questions about who will cook the city state's signature street-food delights.  Full Coverage