Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Republicans debate in New Hampshire

The Republican presidential candidates take to the stage just days out from the New Hampshire primary.

Earthquake hits Taiwan

A powerful quake strikes southern Taiwan before dawn on Saturday.

Pentagon releases Abu Ghraib photos

The Pentagon releases photographs linked to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Manhattan crane collapse

A massive construction crane collapse in downtown Manhattan crushes cars and closes roads.

The Secret Service campaign

The Secret Service detail on the presidential campaign trail.

Living with microcephaly

Rosana Vieira Alves is a mother in Brazil caring for her four-month-old daughter with microcephaly.

The world's jobless

A look at unemployment rates around the world.

Editor's Choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Rivers in India

India is home to a number of rivers that have witnessed flourishing human civilizations as well as natural disasters and accidents. Here are some pictures from the archives.

REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Tunisia: five years after the "Arab Spring"

Returning to where Mohamed Bouazizi set himself ablaze in a suicide protest over unemployment and police abuse that spread revolt across the Arab world.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Anna Filipova

Snow, science, solitude

A Norwegian chain of Arctic islands is seeking to turn numbing cold and total winter darkness into a draw for tourists.   Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Haiti slaughterhouse

The market of Croix des Bossales, an area that once held a slave market, stands among impoverished Haiti's interim parliament compound, shipping ports, and downtown Port-au-Prince.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Death in San Salvador

El Salvador is racked by drug-fueled violence and gang warfare, turning the Central American country into one of the most violent in the world.  Full Coverage