Photos of the week
A man reacts as he tries to extinguish a burning Christmas tree, after protesters overran the nearby City University campus and smashed up glass panels in the adjacent Festival Walk shopping mall and set fire to the holiday display, in Kowloon Tong,...more
George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, and William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, are sworn in during a House Intelligence Committee public hearing in the impeachment inquiry against...more
The flooded crypt of St. Mark's Basilica is pictured during exceptionally high water levels in Venice, Italy November 13, 2019. Venice's mayor declared a state of emergency after "apocalyptic" floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its...more
Palestinians gather around the remains of a house destroyed in an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip November 13, 2019. Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border but a...more
Bolivia's ousted President Evo Morales is welcomed by Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard during his arrival in Mexico, in Mexico City, Mexico, November 12, 2019. Morales resigned on November 10 after a damning audit found electoral...more
A demonstrator dives to the ground from a water cannon during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile November 11, 2019. The country's four weeks of intense unrest started over a hike in public transport fares but have broadened to...more
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva waves the Brazilian flag after being released from prison in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil November 9, 2019. A judge ordered that Lula be freed, after the country's top court issued a broader...more
Sharnie Moren and her 18-month-old daughter Charlotte look on as thick smoke rises from bushfires near Nana Glen, near Coffs Harbour, Australia, November 12, 2019. Wildfires in New South Wales and Queensland states have killed four people, destroyed...more
U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan at the White House in Washington, November 13, 2019. After the much anticipated meeting, both leaders fell short of explaining in concrete terms how they would overcome the...more
A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro fights with an opposition leader Juan Guaido's supporter outside the Venezuelan embassy in Brasilia, Brazil, November 13, 2019. Backers of Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido left the embassy...more
Mohammad Said Yasseen, an Iraqi demonstrator, poses for a photograph during the ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq, November 5, 2019. "We are only carrying flags, we don't have anything else in our hands. But they keep hitting us --...more
DACA plaintiffs walk arm-in-arm down from the U.S. Supreme Court after justices heard oral arguments in the consolidation of three cases before the court regarding the Trump administration's bid to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...more
Lance Corporal James Duggan, 23, of the United States Marine Corps, speaks with Sergeant Michael Sulsona, 67, a Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran and recipient of a Purple Heart and Bronze Star, before the Veterans Day Parade in Manhattan, New York...more
Members of the Haiti national cycling team take a break from a training session in front of a vintage car with tourists in Havana, Cuba, November 1, 2019. Cycling is not an easy sport to practice in Haiti, a country wracked by poverty, natural...more
Hindu devotees sit together on the floor of a temple to observe Rakher Upabash, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
A migrant stands in front of the main tent inside Vucjak camp near Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 13, 2019. Hundreds of migrants from the Middle East and Asia living in a freezing camp in the forests of Bosnia are short of food and bedding...more
A still image from a social media video shows a police officer aiming his gun at a protester in Hong Kong, China November 11, 2019. Police fired live rounds at close range at protesters in Sai Wan Ho on the eastern side of Hong Kong island and one...more
Carmen Perez cries while sitting next to three-month-old Euvis Gabriel, the baby of her son Euvis Peroza, who died after officers of the Special Action Force of the Venezuelan National Police (FAES) shot him, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela September 19,...more
Erik Prince arrives for the New York Young Republican Club Gala at The Yale Club of New York City in Manhattan, November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
A relative reacts during the burial of Rhonita Miller and her children Howard, Kristal, Titus and Teana, who were killed by unknown assailants, in LeBaron, Chihuahua, Mexico November 8, 2019. Members of a breakaway Mormon community tucked in the...more
Sports action from around the world this week.
Iraqi protesters occupied part of a main bridge in Baghdad on Saturday and more protesters blocked entry to Iraq's main commodities port Monday while schools...
A second day of televised impeachment hearings opened in the House of Representatives with the spotlight on Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to...
Hong Kong protesters have turned several universities into fortresses, stockpiled with petrol bombs and bows and arrows, amid some of the worst violence in the...