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Colombia's homemade prosthetics – in pictures

Since 1992, more than 11,500 Colombians have been killed or injured by landmines, a legacy of more than 50 years of internal conflict. Many impoverished amputees without access to the healthcare system have resorted to making homemade prosthetics from wood, leather, metal and plastic bottles Continue reading...
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Elizabeth Warren launches 2020 presidential campaign – in pictures

The Democrat officially announces campaign to be next American president at a rally in Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren officially launches 2020 presidential campaign Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Media, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, World news, US news, US politics, News photography, US elections 2020


India's military elite gears up for Republic Day - in pictures

The President’s Bodyguard, a 200-strong cavalry unit, have for centuries been assigned to India’s most prominent VIPs Continue reading...
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Violent protests in Athens as thousands rally against Macedonia deal – gallery

Greek parliament to vote this week to ratify proposed new name of its neighbour, the Republic of North Macedonia. Continue reading...
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India's Kumbh Mela festival – in pictures

Thought to be the world’s largest human gathering, more than 20 million Hindu pilgrims ritually bathed on the opening day of the festival Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, India, Religion, World news, South and Central Asia, News photography, Hinduism, Kumbh Mela


Haiti's isolated and forgotten village – in pictures

Near the bottom of the island of Hispaniola in south-east Haiti is a forgotten village, cut off from its own country, and slowly emptying as its residents leave. As well as health services or electricity, Boucan Ferdinand also lost its only road to the nearest town, Bois Negresse, in devastating floods in 2004. Some of its residents have left for the capital, Port-au-Prince, while others cling onto a precarious life. Many have crossed illegally into the more prosperous neighbouring Dominican Rep...
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Counting the cost of Honduran crime - in pictures

Honduras’ homicide rate has fallen significantly in recent years, yet since 2010 the country has had one of the highest murder rates in the world. The fall can be attributed to the initiatives of police and military forces against drug smugglers and gangs. In a country of 8 million people, there are an estimated 7,000-10,000 street gang members. Continue reading...
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Best photos of the day: snow in Athens and a Chinese medicine lesson

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you photo highlights from around the world Continue reading...
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Searching for scrap in Guatemala City – in pictures

Workers known as guajeros descend daily to search for recyclable items at one of the biggest rubbish dumps in Guatemala City. Hundreds carry out the work which is dangerous due to mud slides and collapses, but can earn them nearly twice the minimum daily wage Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Environment, World news, News photography, Waste, Guatemala, Guatemala City


Jair Bolsonaro takes office as Brazil’s president – in pictures

The inauguration of the Brazilian president took place in Brasilia Continue reading...
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The best photographs of 2018 – and the stories behind them

From California wildfires and an erupting volcano to a close-up crocodile snap – photographers recall how they captured some of the defining images of the year. Selected by Sarah GilbertIndia decriminalises homosexualityAbhishek Chinnappa/Reuters Continue reading...
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Agency photographer of the year 2018: Hannah McKay

This year the picture desk has chosen Reuters photojournalist Hannah McKay as agency photographer of the year. We talked to her about the past 12 months – and she picked out some of her favourite imagesHow would you describe the year from the point of a news photographer?This year has been non-stop but that’s exactly what you want as a news photographer. It keeps you on your toes and pushes you to tell the story in the best possible way. Continue reading...
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Festive fun in a Brazilian prison – in pictures

Female inmates at Nelson Hungria prison in Rio de Janeiro have been getting in the festive spirit as they prepare to spend Christmas away from their families Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Women, Americas, Life and style, World news, Culture, News photography, Art and design, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Nelson Hungria


Trumps, Obamas and Clintons attend funeral of George HW Bush – in pictures

The state funeral for the late president is attended by his fellow former presidents Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and their wives – as well as their successor Donald Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump. The Bush family has feuded with Trump in the past, although both sides seem to have set aside their enmity for this ceremonyFollow the latest US politics news Continue reading...
Tags: US, World news, US news, US politics, News photography, George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Donald Trump, Trump, Bush, George Hw Bush, Melania Trump, Clintons, Barack Obama George W Bush Bill Clinton, Trumps Obamas


Words on the street: graffiti of the Paris protests – in pictures

As the cleanup operation continues across across the French capital after violent demonstrations against rising taxes and the high cost of living, the messages left behind reveal some of the motives and emotions behind the unrest Continue reading...
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29th car festival in Medellin – in pictures

Participants descend a hill in homemade vehicles or on gravity bikes Continue reading...
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Best photos of the day: from skywalkers to skaters

Our picture editors choose their favourite images from the past 24 hours, from demonstrations in Athens to a Latvian light festival Continue reading...
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Celebrations as India unveils world’s tallest statue – in pictures

India has inaugurated the world’s tallest statue, a £314m effigy of the independence hero Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel that is nearly twice the height of New York’s Statue of Liberty. The 182-metre Statue of Unity in Gujarat is part of Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party’s efforts to rebrand what it calls ‘forgotten’ leaders Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, New York, India, Narendra Modi, World news, South and Central Asia, News photography, Gujarat, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel


The work of jailed Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam

Alam is an internationally recognised and award-winning photojournalist, teacher and activist, and has been imprisoned after speaking out on recent student protests in Bangladesh. His work focuses on exposing abuses of powerA selection of images from his show A Struggle for Democracy are on display in galleries around the UK Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, UK, Media, World news, Culture, South and Central Asia, News photography, Art and design, Global development, Bangladesh, Alam, Shahidul Alam


Panama City bears brunt of Hurricane Michael – in pictures

Hurricane Michael, the fiercest to hit Florida in 80 years, made landfall on Wednesday afternoon near Mexico Beach, about 20 miles south-east of Panama City in Florida Panhandle. More than 700,000 homes and businesses were left without power in Florida, Alabama and Georgia, and thousands of people have taken refuge in shelters Continue reading...
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Hurricane Michael leaves trail of devastation through Florida - in pictures

Hurricane Michael, the fiercest to hit Florida in 80 years, made landfall on Wednesday afternoon hitting Panama City and Mexico Beach in Florida’s Panhandle. More than 700,000 homes and businesses were left without power in Florida, Alabama and Georgia, and thousands of people have taken refuge in sheltersHurricane Michael – live updates Continue reading...
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Castellers, human towers of Catalonia

The 27th Human Tower Competition in Tarragona, Spain. The ‘Castellers’ who build the human towers with precise techniques compete in groups, know as ‘colles’, at local festivals with the aim of building the highest and most complex human tower. The Catalan tradition is believed to have originated from human towers built at the end of the 18th century by dance groups and is part of the Catalan culture. Continue reading...
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California stages 10th annual Surf City surf dog competition – in pictures

Solo surfing, two-dog surfing and human/dog surfing were among the events held at Huntington Beach Continue reading...
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Typhoon Jebi batters Japan – in pictures

The most powerful storm in a quarter of a century has left a trail of devastation in Japan. At least 10 people have been killed and hundreds more injured by Typhoon Jebi after it hit the area around Osaka, Japan’s second cityTyphoon Jebi: thousands stranded at island airport in Japan Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Japan, World news, Asia Pacific, News photography, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Osaka Japan, Jebi


A Venezuelan journey – in pictures

On foot, by bus, on the back of juddering trucks, like tens of thousands of others they slogged for days along the Pan-American highway through Colombia and Ecuador. Grubby and sleepless, their goal was to reach Peru, a sanctuary of sorts for a desperate Venezuelan family. Exhausted and sleepless from the endless wash of traffic noise on the highway’s shoulder, the Mendoza Landinez family had the additional pressure of a deadline: to enter Peru before new rules required them to produce a passpo...
Tags: Americas, Colombia, News photography, Migration, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Mendoza Landinez


No one's home: Europe's abandoned houses

Urban photographer Roman Robroek spent five years scouring the continent for the grandest examples of forgotten architectural beauty Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, World news, Culture, Architecture, News photography, Art and design, Roman Robroek


Charlottesville, one year on: far right and antifa clash again – in pictures

Unite the Right rally in Washington DC outnumbered by opposing groups 12 months after Heather Heyer was hit by a car and killed‘Hell no’: counterprotesters outnumber white supremacists at White House rally Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Protest, White House, World news, US news, News photography, Washington Dc, The far right, Charlottesville, Heather Heyer


Migrants marooned in Bosnia – in pictures

Migrants live in hard conditions in makeshift camps in Bihać, Bosnia-Herzegovina, near the border with Croatia as they wait to pass to other European countries. Thousands are seeking out alternative passage to the EU after the western Balkan route was closed by European leaders in 2016. Bosnia is experiencing an economic meltdown after years of war that left tens of thousands dead and hundreds of thousands internally displaced. The country applied to join the EU in 2016, but has been told that m...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Eu, World news, News photography, Migration, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Refugees, Croatia, Bosnia, Balkan, Bihac Bosnia Herzegovina


Mosques, markets and motoring women: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – in pictures

Not many photographers visit the desert kingdom, but Guardian photographer David Levene recently went to Jeddah, its second-largest city, and spent some time wandering the streets Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Saudi Arabia, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, News photography, Art and design, Guardian, Jeddah, Jeddah Saudi Arabia, David Levene


Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe election – in pictures

Voters are casting their ballots in the country’s first election since the authoritarian leader was ousted last year. Emmerson Mnangagwa, Mugabe’s former ally in the ruling Zanu-PF party, faces Nelson Chamisa of the MDC Alliance in a historic vote for the southern African nation Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Africa, World news, News photography, Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, Mugabe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zanu PF, Nelson Chamisa, MDC Alliance, Emmerson Mnangagwa Mugabe