Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 5:10pm BST

Funeral for Shimon Peres

The flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres is carried by an honor guard at the start of his funeral ceremony at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem September 30, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

The flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres is carried by an honor guard at the start of his funeral ceremony at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem September 30, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

The flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres is carried by an honor guard at the start of his funeral ceremony at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem September 30, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
1 / 20
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) during the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres. Amos Ben Gershom/Government Press Office (GPO)/Handout via REUTERS

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) during the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres. Amos Ben Gershom/Government Press Office (GPO)/Handout via REUTERS

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) during the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres. Amos Ben Gershom/Government Press Office (GPO)/Handout via REUTERS
Close
2 / 20
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton touches the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, after eulogizing him during his funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton touches the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, after eulogizing him during his funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton touches the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, after eulogizing him during his funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Close
3 / 20
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu observes a moment of silence after laying a wreath near the grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during the burial ceremony. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu observes a moment of silence after laying a wreath near the grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during the burial ceremony. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu observes a moment of silence after laying a wreath near the grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during the burial ceremony. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
Close
4 / 20
President Barack Obama offers a tissue to Chemi Peres, son of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, during the funeral ceremony. Kobi Gideon/Government Press Office (GPO)/Handout via REUTERS

President Barack Obama offers a tissue to Chemi Peres, son of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, during the funeral ceremony. Kobi Gideon/Government Press Office (GPO)/Handout via REUTERS

President Barack Obama offers a tissue to Chemi Peres, son of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, during the funeral ceremony. Kobi Gideon/Government Press Office (GPO)/Handout via REUTERS
Close
5 / 20
Zvia Valdan, daughter of former Israeli president Shimon Peres, reacts before her father's casket. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Zvia Valdan, daughter of former Israeli president Shimon Peres, reacts before her father's casket. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Zvia Valdan, daughter of former Israeli president Shimon Peres, reacts before her father's casket. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Close
6 / 20
Family members of former Israeli President Shimon Peres walk behind his flag-draped coffin during a ceremony at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, before it is transported to Mount Herzl Cemetery ahead of the funeral. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Family members of former Israeli President Shimon Peres walk behind his flag-draped coffin during a ceremony at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, before it is transported to Mount Herzl Cemetery ahead of the funeral. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Family members of former Israeli President Shimon Peres walk behind his flag-draped coffin during a ceremony at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, before it is transported to Mount Herzl Cemetery ahead of the funeral. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
Close
7 / 20
Tsvia, the daughter of former Israeli President Shimon Peres is comforted by her family as she mourns during her father's funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Tsvia, the daughter of former Israeli President Shimon Peres is comforted by her family as she mourns during her father's funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Tsvia, the daughter of former Israeli President Shimon Peres is comforted by her family as she mourns during her father's funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
8 / 20
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands before the coffin of Shimon Peres after delivering his eulogy during the elder statesman's funeral. REUTERS/Abir Sultan/Pool

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands before the coffin of Shimon Peres after delivering his eulogy during the elder statesman's funeral. REUTERS/Abir Sultan/Pool

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands before the coffin of Shimon Peres after delivering his eulogy during the elder statesman's funeral. REUTERS/Abir Sultan/Pool
Close
9 / 20
Yael Pedazur, who works at the Peres Center for Peace, mourns beside the grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during the burial ceremony at his funeral at Mount Herzl Cemetery in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Yael Pedazur, who works at the Peres Center for Peace, mourns beside the grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during the burial ceremony at his funeral at Mount Herzl Cemetery in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Yael Pedazur, who works at the Peres Center for Peace, mourns beside the grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during the burial ceremony at his funeral at Mount Herzl Cemetery in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
Close
10 / 20
A still image taken from a video shows personnel of the Israeli Defense Ministry pouring sand into the grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during his funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Pool via Reuters TV

A still image taken from a video shows personnel of the Israeli Defense Ministry pouring sand into the grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during his funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Pool via Reuters TV

A still image taken from a video shows personnel of the Israeli Defense Ministry pouring sand into the grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during his funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Pool via Reuters TV
Close
11 / 20
President Barack Obama eulogizes former Israeli President Shimon Peres during his funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Barack Obama eulogizes former Israeli President Shimon Peres during his funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Barack Obama eulogizes former Israeli President Shimon Peres during his funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Close
12 / 20
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) is seen upon his arrival to attend the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) is seen upon his arrival to attend the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) is seen upon his arrival to attend the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
13 / 20
A woman kneels near the wreath-covered grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, after the burial ceremony at his funeral. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A woman kneels near the wreath-covered grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, after the burial ceremony at his funeral. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A woman kneels near the wreath-covered grave of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, after the burial ceremony at his funeral. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Close
14 / 20
Britain's Prince Charles (L) and French President Francois Hollande (R) are seen upon their arrival to attend the funeral. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Britain's Prince Charles (L) and French President Francois Hollande (R) are seen upon their arrival to attend the funeral. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Britain's Prince Charles (L) and French President Francois Hollande (R) are seen upon their arrival to attend the funeral. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
15 / 20
Members of an Israeli Knesset guard stand beside the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during the burial ceremony. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Members of an Israeli Knesset guard stand beside the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during the burial ceremony. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Members of an Israeli Knesset guard stand beside the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during the burial ceremony. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
Close
16 / 20
Former British Prime Ministers David Cameron (C) and Tony Blair (R) attend the funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Abir Sultan/Pool

Former British Prime Ministers David Cameron (C) and Tony Blair (R) attend the funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Abir Sultan/Pool

Former British Prime Ministers David Cameron (C) and Tony Blair (R) attend the funeral ceremony. REUTERS/Abir Sultan/Pool
Close
17 / 20
President Barack Obama (C-L) stands alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C-R) before the flag draped coffin of Shimon Peres during his funeral. At left is Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. REUTERS/Abir Sultan/Pool

President Barack Obama (C-L) stands alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C-R) before the flag draped coffin of Shimon Peres during his funeral. At left is Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. REUTERS/Abir Sultan/Pool

President Barack Obama (C-L) stands alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C-R) before the flag draped coffin of Shimon Peres during his funeral. At left is Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. REUTERS/Abir Sultan/Pool
Close
18 / 20
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is seen upon his arrival to attend the funeral. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is seen upon his arrival to attend the funeral. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is seen upon his arrival to attend the funeral. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
19 / 20
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish youths sit atop a wall as they watch the funeral ceremony for former Israeli president Shimon Peres taking place at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish youths sit atop a wall as they watch the funeral ceremony for former Israeli president Shimon Peres taking place at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish youths sit atop a wall as they watch the funeral ceremony for former Israeli president Shimon Peres taking place at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

At play in a war zone

The children of Syria play amid the ruins and craters left from the ongoing war.

30 Sep 2016

Deadly Hoboken train crash

A New Jersey Transit train derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey during the morning rush hour.

30 Sep 2016

Will and Kate visit Canada

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Canada with their children.

30 Sep 2016

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

29 Sep 2016

MORE IN PICTURES

Tesla unveils Semi and Roadster

Tesla unveils Semi and Roadster

Tesla debuts an electric heavy duty truck and new $200,000 sports car.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Delhi's toxic smog

Delhi's toxic smog

A thick cloud of toxic smog 12 times the recommended limit has enveloped India's capital New Delhi.

Kenyan opposition leader returns

Kenyan opposition leader returns

Kenyan police try to disperse supporters cheering a convoy carrying opposition leader Raila Odinga from the airport to central Nairobi.

Editors Choice Pictures

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Best of the Latin Grammys

Best of the Latin Grammys

Highlights from the 18th Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas.

Latin Grammy red carpet

Latin Grammy red carpet

Fashion and style from the Latin Grammy Awards.

Bambi Awards

Bambi Awards

Germany's Bambi Awards honor individuals in entertainment, literature, sports and politics.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast