Wednesday 24 May 2017

Ten striking images from around the world

A child of migrants smiles as newly arrived migrants wait in front of the State Office for Health and Social Affairs to apply for asylum in Berlin, Germany. Reuters/Stefanie Loos
A child of migrants smiles as newly arrived migrants wait in front of the State Office for Health and Social Affairs to apply for asylum in Berlin, Germany. Reuters/Stefanie Loos
Children look out from the broken window of a house near the site of a car bomb blast at the entrance gate to Kabul airport, Afghanistan. A car bomb exploded near the entrance to Kabul airport today, killing at least four people and wounding 17. Reuters/Mohammad Ismail
Amarion Allen, 11-years-old stands in front of a police line shortly before shots were fired in a police-officer involved shooting in Ferguson. Photo: Reuters/Rick Wilking
Protesters take cover after shots were fired in a police-officer involved shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. Two people were shot in a late-night confrontation between riot police and protesters, after a day of peaceful events commemorating the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a white officer one year ago. Photo: Reuters/Rick Wilking
A Syrian refugee child is covered by thermal blanket in the port of Kos following a rescue mission off the Greek island. An Italian Coast Guard vessel rescued 60 Syrian refugees drifting on a dinghy between Greece and Turkey. Photo: Reuters/Yannis Behrakis
Hindu devotees help a boy take a holy dip on the Bagmati River during the "Bol Bom" pilgrimage in Kathmandu. Pilgrims run about 15 km barefooted toward Pashupatinath temple seeking good health, wealth and happiness. Photo: Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar
Jonathan Ollivier, lead ballet dancer of "Swan Lake" at Londons prestigious Sadlers Wells, has been killed in a traffic accident as he rode his motorcycle to the performance. Photo: AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File
Girls who help to organize the first TPG Deafblind Race cool off in a hydrant's water squirt in central Poland, as temperatures reached 35 degrees Celsius. Photo: AFP/Getty Images
A man examines the roof of his house which was destroyed in shelling between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists on August 10, 2015 in Golmovsky village, Donetsk region. Photo: AFP/Getty Images
The Cathar castle of Queribus in Cucugnan, southwestern France. The Cathar Castles applied to be added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, to attract more visitors and boost the economy growth of the rural hinterland of Southwestern France. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

Take a look at these images from around the world.

From the heartbreaking to the uplifting, from Kathmandu to Missouri, our picture story is brought to you by photographers from around the world.

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