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Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Life under lockdown in Kashmir

Life under lockdown in Kashmir

Rare images from inside Indian-controlled Kashmir after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and moved to quell widespread unrest by shutting down communications and clamping down on freedom of movement.

Six Philadelphia cops shot during drug raid

Six Philadelphia cops shot during drug raid

A suspect was taken into custody early on Thursday after a seven-hour armed standoff at a Philadelphia home in which six police officers were wounded in a barrage of bullets.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for a United Nations summit in New York, crossing the Atlantic on board the 60-ft yacht, the Malizia II, fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity on board, with the aim of making the journey zero-carbon.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in Sham Shui Po streets

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in Sham Shui Po streets

Hong Kong police shot tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station to shine laser beams and burn joss papers in the residential area of Sham Shui Po.

Our ocean of plastic

Our ocean of plastic

Globally, public awareness is growing about the harm being done by plastic, which hurts marine life and instead of biodegrading breaks down into ubiquitous microplastics.

Wildfires rage across Greece

Wildfires rage across Greece

A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia after fires burned in at least four other regions, and the fire brigade said it had been called to put out 182 fires in the last three days.

'Eye for an eye': Hong Kongers protest with patches

'Eye for an eye': Hong Kongers protest with patches

Protesters in Hong Kong wear eye patches in solidarity with a young woman who was shot in the right eye with a pellet round in a violent police crackdown.

Artifacts of slavery

Artifacts of slavery

On the 400-year anniversary, Reuters photographers visited museums in Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa and Britain displaying items from the Africa to North America slave trade.

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