Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Rohingya flee Myanmar violence

Violence in Myanmar that began last month has forced more than 480,000 Rohingya to seek refuge in Bangladesh.

Mexico's desperate search for survivors

One week after an earthquake killed more than 300 people and damaged more than 11,000 homes, rescuers continue hand-picking through the debris.

At the epicenter of Mexico's earthquake

Picking up the pieces in San Juan Pilcaya and Axochiapan, two towns near the epicenter of last week's devastating earthquake in central Mexico.

St. Croix damage from above

Aerial photos of the destruction to St. Croix following Hurricane Maria.

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Puerto Rico in the dark

Much of the island is still without electricity five days after Maria struck with ferocious winds and torrential rains.

Jim Mattis visits India

U. S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is on a two-day official visit to India.

Celebrating Durga Puja

Glimpses of annual Hindu festival of Durga Puja that is celebrated across India.

Rio de Janeiro's drug war

Hundreds of Brazilian soldiers pour into Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha slum in a bid to help quell drug-related violence.

REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Rohingya baby dies in border crossing

A crying Rohingya mother in a yellow headscarf cradling her five-week-old infant son who died after their boat capsized is one of the most powerful Reuters images of Muslim refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Brazilians toil for gold in illegal mines

Informal mining in Brazil is seen by many as a scourge polluting the Amazon rainforest, poisoning indigenous tribes and robbing the nation of its wealth. For others it is a way of life.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Rooftop explorers defy death and gravity

A handful of young Muscovites spend their spare time braving the risk of arrest, injury and even death to scale tall buildings. Their motivation is simple: to feel more alive.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

Syrian family shares kisses through fence

After more than a year of separation Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho was finally, though briefly, reunited with his wife and four children through a chain link fence topped with barbed wire in Cyprus.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Gaza rapper hopes to make his mark

Ibrahim Ghunaim, or MC Gaza as he likes to be called, raps to a different beat in an Islamist-ruled Palestinian enclave rocked by internal conflict and three wars with Israel over the past decade.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Short on supplies, South Sudan rebels fight on

Before the South Sudanese rebels attacked the town of Kaya, they handed out supplies - a ragged strip of red cloth to identify themselves to each other as friendly forces, a packet of biscuits, and two precious magazines of ammunition per fighter.  Full Coverage