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Here's our round-up of the best, most powerful images from around the world in the last seven days.

  • Reuters most popular instagram images
    Reuters most popular instagram images Fri, Jul 17, 2015


    Nearly a quarter of a million people follow the Reuters Instagram account - and it's still growing fast. To mark the mid-point of 2015, Reuters has compiled the twenty most-liked pictures so far. The Reuters Instagram account aims to reflect the beauty and diversity around the world – from the colors of Holi to cats crowding a Japanese harbor via a selfie in Sudan – spotted and captured by about
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  • Greece's debt crisis
    Greece's debt crisis Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    After months of acrimony, Greece finally clinched a bailout agreement with its European creditors that will, if implemented, secure the country's place in the euro and avoid financial collapse.

    The terms of the deal, however, will be painful both for Greeks and their radical left-led government, which since its election in January had vowed to stand up to the creditors and reject the budget

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  • The United States and Cuba restore full diplomatic relations
    The United States and Cuba restore full diplomatic relations Mon, Jul 20, 2015

    The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.

    The new era began with little fanfare when an agreement between the two nations to resume normal ties on July 20 came into force just after midnight Sunday and the diplomatic missions of each country were upgraded from interests sections to embassies. When

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  • Deadly suicide car bombing in Suruc, Turkey
    Deadly suicide car bombing in Suruc, Turkey Mon, Jul 20, 2015

    At least 28 people were killed Monday in a suicide attack in a Turkish town on the Syrian border, with officials pointing the finger of blame at the Islamic State group.

    The blast ripped through a cultural centre in Suruc, a town opposite the Syrian flashpoint of Kobane -- which was hit shortly afterwards by a suicide car bombing.

    The force of the explosion in Suruc smashed the windows of the … More »

  • Surfer Mick Fanning escapes shark attack at JBay Open
    Surfer Mick Fanning escapes shark attack at JBay Open Mon, Jul 20, 2015

    Australian surf champion Mick Fanning's shocked mother feared she had lost another son after he was attacked by a huge shark in South Africa, with the sport's top names also left shaken Monday by the terrifying close call.

    The 34-year-old was competing in the final heat of a world tour event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa's Eastern Cape province on Sunday when a looming black fin appeared behind

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  • The heroes of 7/7
    The heroes of 7/7 Mon, Jul 6, 2015

    Emergency services first responders pose for portraits ahead of the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 bombings, when four suicide bombers struck transport system in central London on Thursday 7 July 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 770 in simultaneous attacks.More »

  • In pictures: 7/7 attacks remembered
    In pictures: 7/7 attacks remembered Mon, Jul 6, 2015

    It's been 10 years since four bombers detonated devices on three Underground trains and a bus in Tavistock, killing 52 civilians and injuring over 700 more, making it the worst terror attack in Britain since the 1988 Lockerbie bombing. On July 7, we remember those we lost, those who were heroes, and the day the United Kingdom refused to bow to those who wanted us to live in fear. Here, a briefMore »

  • In pics: Dozens killed as military plane crashes in Indonesian village of Medan
    In pics: Dozens killed as military plane crashes in Indonesian village of Medan Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    A military plane has crashed into houses and hotels in the city of Medan in Indonesia, killing dozens of people. Local television showed black smoke and flames billowing from a residential neighbourhood. Red Cross worker Eko Triandi, who was helping emergency teams at a nearby hospital, said it had received 38 bodies, including that of a child. Twelve people, including the pilot, were aboard theMore »

  • Deadly Suicide Attack On Mosque In Kuwait
    Deadly Suicide Attack On Mosque In Kuwait Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Four people were killed in a suicide attack on Friday on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait City, the governor of Kuwait City Thabet al-Muhanna said.

    Speaking by telephone from Kuwait, Muhanna told Reuters that eight people were in critical condition. A witness said the bombing happened when the mosque was packed with some 2,000 worshippers during Friday prayers. (Reuters)

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  • Glastonbury 2015: Festival Goers Pour In As Gates Open
    Glastonbury 2015: Festival Goers Pour In As Gates Open Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    Tens of thousands of people are expected to pour through the gates of the Glastonbury Festival armed with wellies and rain coats today.

    Organisers believe around 90% of the 135,000 ticket-holders will have set up camp by the end of the day, in a bid to get the best camping spots.

    This years headline acts include Kanye West, The Who and Florence and the Machine, the latter being upgraded in the

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