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World Youth Day

Pilgrims descend on Krakow, Poland to see Pope Francis at the World Youth Day gathering.

Priest killed in France church attack

Assailants loyal to Islamic State forced an elderly priest to his knees before slitting his throat and took several worshipers hostage in a French church before police shot the attackers dead.

Japan's worst mass killing in decades JAPAN OUT

Nineteen people are killed and dozens wounded after an attack by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in central Japan.

Inside the DNC

Scenes from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Deadly wildfire near Los Angeles

The fast-moving Sand Fire has killed one person and destroyed more than a dozen homes in the drought-parched canyons northwest of Los Angeles.

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Rio at night

The lights of the Brazilian Olympic host city.

Bern-ing up the DNC

Supporters of Bernie Sanders rally outside the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Hunting Turkey's coup participants

Turkish authorities round up military personnel suspected of being involved in the failed military coup.

A man flies his kite in a cemetery in the Vila Operaria Favela of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 25, 2016. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Rio's kite runners

As dusk descends on a cemetery in one of Rio de Janeiro's northern slums, four young men stand on top of a wall vault of tombs and watch their kites flutter in the breeze. Across the graveyard's dusty expanse, some 20 others are doing the same in hopes of catching the wind.  Full Coverage 

A drawing made during a lesson at a school shows what a student ate during the course of a day in Caracas, Venezuela July 14, 2016. The student wrote, "Ate corn cake with cheese for breakfast; had spaghetti with egg for lunch and a cookie for dinner." The student said that pizza was their favourite dish. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Drawing child hunger in Venezuela

When children at a Catholic-run school in a poor neighborhood of Venezuela's Caracas capital began fainting from hunger, teachers asked them to draw or describe their most recent meals and what they expected to eat next. The responses were shocking.  Full Coverage 

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons during a battle with IS fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A battle against Islamic State fighters

Photographer Goran Tomasevic, who has been travelling to Libya since the 2011 revolution, seeking to capture the pain and politics of a country at war with itself. Since early May, Libyan fighters have been waging a stop-start battle to recapture Sirte from Islamic State.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Remembering a wartime childhood

Bosnians whose childhoods were traumatized by the 1990s war have donated thousands of cherished personal items from that era for a touring exhibition aimed in part at warning others about the folly of conflict.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Rescue in the Mediterranean Sea

Reuters photographer Darrin Zammit Lupi on board the Topaz Responder, operated by the privately funded Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), witnessed one major rescue operation, also involving other humanitarian and navy ships and the Italian coastguard.  Full Coverage