Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 5:30pm GMT

Army takes control in Zimbabwe

Soldiers are seen on the armoured vehicle outside the parliament in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers are seen on the armoured vehicle outside the parliament in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers are seen on the armoured vehicle outside the parliament in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
1 / 18
A street vendor reads a newspaper in central Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

A street vendor reads a newspaper in central Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

A street vendor reads a newspaper in central Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
2 / 18
Soldiers are seen on the street in central Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers are seen on the street in central Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers are seen on the street in central Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
3 / 18
Armoured vehicle is seen outside the parliament in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Armoured vehicle is seen outside the parliament in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Armoured vehicle is seen outside the parliament in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
4 / 18
A vendor picks up a copy of a special edition of the state-owned daily newspaper The Herald in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

A vendor picks up a copy of a special edition of the state-owned daily newspaper The Herald in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

A vendor picks up a copy of a special edition of the state-owned daily newspaper The Herald in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
5 / 18
Soldiers are seen next to and on the armoured vehicle on the street in central Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers are seen next to and on the armoured vehicle on the street in central Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers are seen next to and on the armoured vehicle on the street in central Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
6 / 18
Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare. Zimbabwe's military seized power early on Wednesday saying it was targeting "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe, the only ruler the country has known in its 37 years of independence.  REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare. Zimbabwe's military seized power early on Wednesday saying it was targeting "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe, the only ruler the country has known in its 37 years of independence....more

Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare. Zimbabwe's military seized power early on Wednesday saying it was targeting "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe, the only ruler the country has known in its 37 years of independence. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
7 / 18
Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare.


 REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
8 / 18
People queue to draw money outside a bank in Harare. 


REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

People queue to draw money outside a bank in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

People queue to draw money outside a bank in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
9 / 18
Zimbabwe Defence Forces Major-General SB Moyo (R) makes an announcement on state broadcaster ZBC. 

ZBC/Handout via REUTERS

Zimbabwe Defence Forces Major-General SB Moyo (R) makes an announcement on state broadcaster ZBC. ZBC/Handout via REUTERS

Zimbabwe Defence Forces Major-General SB Moyo (R) makes an announcement on state broadcaster ZBC. ZBC/Handout via REUTERS
Close
10 / 18
Soldiers stand on the streets in Harare. 


REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand on the streets in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand on the streets in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
11 / 18
Youth washes a minibus adorned with picture of President Robert Mugabe at a bus terminus in Harare. 

REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Youth washes a minibus adorned with picture of President Robert Mugabe at a bus terminus in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Youth washes a minibus adorned with picture of President Robert Mugabe at a bus terminus in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
12 / 18
Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare, Zimbabwe. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare, Zimbabwe. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Military vehicles and soldiers patrol the streets in Harare, Zimbabwe. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
13 / 18
Soldiers stand on the streets in Harare. 

REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand on the streets in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand on the streets in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
14 / 18
People queue to draw money outside a bank in Harare. 


REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

People queue to draw money outside a bank in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

People queue to draw money outside a bank in Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
15 / 18
Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare. 


REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
16 / 18
Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare. 


REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
17 / 18
Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare. 


REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Soldiers stand beside military vehicles just outside Harare. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
Close
18 / 18

Next Slideshows

Deadly flash floods in Greece

A raging torrent sweeps through towns west of Athens after heavy rains, killing at least 15 people.

16 Nov 2017

Mourning in Texas

Vigils and prayers following the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

16 Nov 2017

Australians vote for same-sex marriage

Australians vote overwhelmingly for same-sex marriage, paving the way for legislation by the end of 2017.

15 Nov 2017

Crisis at Manus Island detention center

Hundreds of asylum seekers have barricaded themselves into the Manus Island center for two weeks without regular food or water supplies, defying attempts by...

14 Nov 2017

MORE IN PICTURES

Ukraine's line of contact

Ukraine's line of contact

Images from along the line of contact between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine.

U.S. ambassador to EU testifies in Trump impeachment hearings

U.S. ambassador to EU testifies in Trump impeachment hearings

Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the E.U., told the inquiry that Giuliani's efforts to push Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy for investigations into Trump's political rivals "were a quid pro quo for arranging a White House visit" for the Ukrainian leader.

Protesters in Hong Kong university search for escape route

Protesters in Hong Kong university search for escape route

The last band of anti-government protesters trapped inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University are weighing a narrowing range of options of escape as police outside appeared ready to simply wait them out.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Autumn beauty

Autumn beauty

Scenes of fall foliage around the world.

Key quotes from the third public Trump impeachment hearing

Key quotes from the third public Trump impeachment hearing

Senior U.S. officials told impeachment investigators in Congress on the third day of public impeachment hearings they were concerned by President Donald Trump's effort to get Ukraine to investigate a political rival, with one White House official calling it a "shock."

Morales supporters clash with police in Bolivia

Morales supporters clash with police in Bolivia

Supporters of ousted Bolivian President Evo Morales ramp up protests and blockades of key transport routes, calling for caretaker President Jeanine Anez to step down and for Morales to return amid deadly clashes in the South American nation.

Raging street protests grip Chile

Raging street protests grip Chile

Protests over a hike in metro fares have spun out of control, leading to riots, arson and looting that have left at least 23 people dead in Chile.

Standoff at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Standoff at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Anti-government protesters holed up in a Hong Kong university were frantically searching for escape routes on Tuesday after more than two days of clashes with police and dramatic breakouts by rope and motorcycle.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast