Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Tue Nov 26, 2019 | 12:40pm GMT

Powerful earthquake topples buildings in Albania

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. The most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocks the capital Tirana and surrounding region.  


REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. The most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocks the capital Tirana and surrounding region. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. The most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocks the capital Tirana and surrounding region. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
1 / 15
Military personnel and locals work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military personnel and locals work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military personnel and locals work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
2 / 15
Military and emergency personnel helps an injured man in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel helps an injured man in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel helps an injured man in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
3 / 15
A damaged building is seen in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is seen in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is seen in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
4 / 15
Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
5 / 15
Military and emergency personnel carry an injured man on a stretcher in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel carry an injured man on a stretcher in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel carry an injured man on a stretcher in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
6 / 15
Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
7 / 15
Military and emergency personnel put an injured man on a stretcher near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel put an injured man on a stretcher near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel put an injured man on a stretcher near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
8 / 15
Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
9 / 15
Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
10 / 15
Emergency personnel work at the site of collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work at the site of collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work at the site of collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
11 / 15
A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
12 / 15
Police officers stand in front of a collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Police officers stand in front of a collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Police officers stand in front of a collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
13 / 15
Emergency workers carry a women in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency workers carry a women in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency workers carry a women in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
14 / 15
A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Close
15 / 15

Next Slideshows

Photos show dramatic Swiss glacier retreat

Where mighty glaciers once spilled into Swiss valleys like frozen rivers of ice, a residue of gray scree and boulders remains, spliced through with raging...

26 Nov 2019

Our most popular Instagram photos of 2019

Our top Instagram posts from the past year.

25 Nov 2019

Week in sports

A selection of some of our top sports photos from the past week.

25 Nov 2019

Hong Kong democrats romp to local election landslide

Hong Kong's democrats romped to a landslide and symbolic majority in district council elections after residents turned out in record numbers to vote following...

25 Nov 2019

MORE IN PICTURES

Best of Paris Fashion Week

Best of Paris Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Paris Fashion Week.

Inside Wuhan, epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak

Inside Wuhan, epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak

China has put millions of people on lockdown in the city where the coronavirus is believed to have first surfaced in a seafood market.

Inside Italy's coronavirus red zone

Inside Italy's coronavirus red zone

Primary school teacher Marzio Toniolo shares images from inside San Fiorano, a northern Italian town that was placed under coronavirus quarantine.

Carnival in Brazil

Carnival in Brazil

Highlights from samba parades and block parties in Brazil.

Notable deaths in 2020

Notable deaths in 2020

Newsmakers and celebrities who have died this year.

Deadly riots in Delhi over India's citizenship law

Deadly riots in Delhi over India's citizenship law

At least seven people have been killed and around 150 injured in clashes between opposing groups in New Delhi, as riots in parts of the city overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump's first visit to India.

Top Photos of the Day

Top Photos of the Day

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Trump visits India

Trump visits India

U.S. President Donald Trump takes a two-day trip to India, aimed at reinvigorating ties between the world's biggest democracies that have been strained by trade rows.

Fears grow as coronavirus outbreaks spread beyond China

Fears grow as coronavirus outbreaks spread beyond China

With coronavirus cases rising in Italy and several Middle East countries dealing with their first infections, fears of a global pandemic sent markets into a tailspin, even as China eased curbs with no new cases reported in Beijing and other cities.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast