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Living on the edge, Pakistani Hindus still feel safer in India
40 PICTURES
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/CHINA
RTX7CKLJ
April 13, 2020
A temporary temperature checkpoint is seen behind the once bustling markets of Guangzhou's Sanyuanli...
Guangzhou, China
Temporary temperature checkpoint is seen behind the once bustling markets of Guangzhou's Sanyuanli area,...
A temporary temperature checkpoint is seen behind the once bustling markets of Guangzhou's Sanyuanli area, as the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in the country, in Guangdong province, China April 13, 2020. REUTERS/David Kirton
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37GC5
March 27, 2020
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter...
New Orleans, UNITED STATES
Normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon in New Orleans...
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter in place orders to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an aerial photograph in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37GC4
March 27, 2020
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter...
New Orleans, UNITED STATES
Normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon in New Orleans...
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter in place orders to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an aerial photograph in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37GC3
March 27, 2020
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter...
New Orleans, UNITED STATES
Normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon in New Orleans...
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter in place orders to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an aerial photograph in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37GC2
March 27, 2020
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter...
New Orleans, UNITED STATES
Normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon in New Orleans...
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter in place orders to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an aerial photograph in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37GC1
March 27, 2020
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter...
New Orleans, UNITED STATES
Normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon in New Orleans...
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter in place orders to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an aerial photograph in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37GC0
March 27, 2020
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter...
New Orleans, UNITED STATES
Normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon in New Orleans...
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter in place orders to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an aerial photograph in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37GBZ
March 27, 2020
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter...
New Orleans, UNITED STATES
Normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon in New Orleans...
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter in place orders to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an aerial photograph in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37GBV
March 27, 2020
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter...
New Orleans, UNITED STATES
Normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon in New Orleans...
The normally bustling tourist mecca of Bourbon Street lies deserted in the early afternoon during shelter in place orders to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an aerial photograph in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS36OS9
March 19, 2020
San Francisco’s Embarcadero Center, typically bustling during the work week, is seen empty during the...
San Francisco, UNITED STATES
San Francisco’s Embarcadero Center, typically bustling during the work week, is seen empty during the...
San Francisco’s Embarcadero Center, typically bustling during the work week, is seen empty during the mandatory shelter-in-place order in San Francisco, California, U.S. March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS36OS8
March 19, 2020
Embarcadero Plaza, typically bustling during the work week, is seen empty during the mandatory shelter-in-place...
San Francisco, UNITED STATES
Embarcadero Plaza, typically bustling during the work week, is seen empty during the mandatory shelter-in-place...
Embarcadero Plaza, typically bustling during the work week, is seen empty during the mandatory shelter-in-place order in San Francisco, California, U.S. March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-EMERGENCY
RTS36ATT
March 16, 2020
A few subway riders stand on the platform, normally bustling with rush hour commuters, at the Union Station...
Washington, UNITED STATES
A few subway riders stand on the platform, normally bustling with rush hour commuters, at the Union Station...
A few subway riders stand on the platform, normally bustling with rush hour commuters, at the Union Station Metro station in Washington, U.S. March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-EMERGENCY
RTS36ATQ
March 16, 2020
No riders stand on the platform, normally bustling with rush hour commuters, at the Judiciary Square...
Washington, UNITED STATES
No riders stand on the platform, normally bustling with rush hour commuters, at the Judiciary Square...
No riders stand on the platform, normally bustling with rush hour commuters, at the Judiciary Square Metro station in Washington, U.S. March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-EMERGENCY
RTS36ATK
March 16, 2020
A few subway riders stand on the platform, normally bustling with rush hour commuters, at the Union Station...
Washington, UNITED STATES
A few subway riders stand on the platform, normally bustling with rush hour commuters, at the Union Station...
A few subway riders stand on the platform, normally bustling with rush hour commuters, at the Union Station Metro station in Washington, U.S. March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA-EMERGENCY
RTS369CR
March 16, 2020
A worker stands in the empty doorway of a normally bustling Starbucks coffee shop near the White House...
Washington, UNITED STATES
A worker stands in the empty doorway of a normally bustling Starbucks coffee shop near the White House...
A worker stands in the empty doorway of a normally bustling Starbucks coffee shop near the White House in Washington, U.S. March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Russian village's last teacher stays on for her one remaining pupil
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Russian village's last teacher stays on for her one remaining pupil
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RUSSIA-VILLAGE/
RTX76I8J
October 07, 2019
Ravil Izhmukhametov, 9, and teacher Uminur Kuchukova, 61, attend the ceremony on the first day of the...
SIBILYAKOVO, Russia
The Wider Image: Russian village's last teacher stays on for her one remaining pupil
Ravil Izhmukhametov, 9, and teacher Uminur Kuchukova, 61, attend the ceremony on the first day of the new school year next to a WWII monument in the village of Sibilyakovo, Omsk region, Russia, September 2, 2019. Kuchukova has taught at the school for 42 years. She could have retired years ago, but continues to teach at once bustling school for the sake of its last pupil. When she leaves next year, the school will close. She thinks Izhmukhametov will be old enough to travel to the neighbouring village for lessons. "I feel sorry for him. His parents don't want to leave (Sibilyakovo) yet and it's scary to send a little boy like him over the Irtysh, there are such big waves," she said. REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko SEARCH "SIBILYAKOVO MALGAVKO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
RUSSIA-VILLAGE/
RTX76I8B
October 07, 2019
Ravil Izhmukhametov, 9, attends a class with teacher Uminur Kuchukova, 61, on the first day of the new...
SIBILYAKOVO, Russia
The Wider Image: Russian village's last teacher stays on for her one remaining pupil
Ravil Izhmukhametov, 9, attends a class with teacher Uminur Kuchukova, 61, on the first day of the new school year in the village of Sibilyakovo, Omsk region, Russia, September 2, 2019. Kuchukova has taught at the school for 42 years. She could have retired years ago, but continues to teach at once bustling school for the sake of its last pupil. When she leaves next year, the school will close. She thinks Izhmukhametov will be old enough to travel to the neighbouring village for lessons. "I feel sorry for him. His parents don't want to leave (Sibilyakovo) yet and it's scary to send a little boy like him over the Irtysh, there are such big waves," she said. REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko SEARCH "SIBILYAKOVO MALGAVKO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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Khartoum's Equestrian Club struggles amid Sudan upheaval
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Khartoum's Equestrian Club struggles amid Sudan upheaval
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CHINA-ECONOMY/HENAN
RTS2I2YY
May 17, 2019
Considered the cradle of Chinese civilization, the central province of Henan and its 100 million-strong...
Luoyang, China
The Wider Image: China's slowing economy: the view from the Henan heartland
Considered the cradle of Chinese civilization, the central province of Henan and its 100 million-strong population typifies China's transformative yet often tumultuous economic ascent. Long the sort of impoverished backwater that people left in search of better lives, Henan has in recent years enjoyed the fruits of an economic boom that has raised incomes and given people a taste of middle class lifestyles and aspirations. Zhengzhou, the provincial capital, was transformed into a transportation and logistics hub complete with a futuristic skyline and luxury malls, crisscrossed with freeways and connected by high-speed rail to more affluent cities like Beijing and Shanghai. A vast Foxconn factory in the city, employs almost a quarter of a million people and churns out most of the world's iPhones. However, the gains achieved in Henan and other inland provinces appear fragile, as living and housing costs rise, and China's economy slows. That is threatening the aspirations of a generation of young Chinese in cities like Zhengzhou. The slowdown also undermines one of the government's main hopes for transforming the economy by spurring domestic spending, as well as spreading wealth to the interior of China, which has long lagged the coastal regions that gave birth to China's four-decades-long economic boom. Reuters reporters travelled to six cities across Henan, from bustling Zhengzhou to the smog-choked industrial hub of Anyang in the north, interviewing dozens of residents from all walks to life to document how the economic slowdown feels in the heart of China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SEARCH "CHINA HENAN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: CHINA-ECONOMY/HENAN
CHINA-ECONOMY/HENAN
RTS2I1WT
May 17, 2019
Considered the cradle of Chinese civilization, the central province of Henan and its 100 million-strong...
Luoyang, China
The Wider Image: China's slowing economy: the view from the Henan heartland
Considered the cradle of Chinese civilization, the central province of Henan and its 100 million-strong population typifies China's transformative yet often tumultuous economic ascent. Long the sort of impoverished backwater that people left in search of better lives, Henan has in recent years enjoyed the fruits of an economic boom that has raised incomes and given people a taste of middle class lifestyles and aspirations. Zhengzhou, the provincial capital, was transformed into a transportation and logistics hub complete with a futuristic skyline and luxury malls, crisscrossed with freeways and connected by high-speed rail to more affluent cities like Beijing and Shanghai. A vast Foxconn factory in the city, employs almost a quarter of a million people and churns out most of the world's iPhones. However, the gains achieved in Henan and other inland provinces appear fragile, as living and housing costs rise, and China's economy slows. That is threatening the aspirations of a generation of young Chinese in cities like Zhengzhou. The slowdown also undermines one of the government's main hopes for transforming the economy by spurring domestic spending, as well as spreading wealth to the interior of China, which has long lagged the coastal regions that gave birth to China's four-decades-long economic boom. Reuters reporters travelled to six cities across Henan, from bustling Zhengzhou to the smog-choked industrial hub of Anyang in the north, interviewing dozens of residents from all walks to life to document how the economic slowdown feels in the heart of China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SEARCH "CHINA HENAN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: CHINA-ECONOMY/HENAN
MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-LIFE
RTX6G5U9
October 23, 2018
Some people in the Syrian capital Damascus have been able to enjoy a semblance of normality since fighting...
Damascus, Syria
The Wider Image: Normality returns for some in Damascus after fighting
Some people in the Syrian capital Damascus have been able to enjoy a semblance of normality since fighting in the area ended in May, but in the rubble of shattered, destitute towns nearby, life could not be more different. Central Damascus was held by the government throughout the war and suffered much less damage than opposition-held areas - evidence of the huge gulf in fire power between the two sides. Parts of the eastern Ghouta region just outside Damascus were all but flattened during a government offensive this spring to retake it from rebels. When the area surrendered, tens of thousands of its people, both fighters and civilians, chose to leave eastern Ghouta under safe passage for opposition areas in northern Syria rather than come back under government rule. Others decided to stay. The risk of being hit by bullets or shellfire near the capital has now ended, but conditions in central Damascus, with its relaxed nightlife and bustling business district, seem a world away from the hardship of eastern Ghouta. REUTERS/Marko Djurica SEARCH "SYRIA LIFE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-LIFE
MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-LIFE
RTX6FZ2E
October 22, 2018
Some people in the Syrian capital Damascus have been able to enjoy a semblance of normality since fighting...
Damascus, Syria
The Wider Image: Normality returns for some in Damascus after fighting
Some people in the Syrian capital Damascus have been able to enjoy a semblance of normality since fighting in the area ended in May, but in the rubble of shattered, destitute towns nearby, life could not be more different. Central Damascus was held by the government throughout the war and suffered much less damage than opposition-held areas - evidence of the huge gulf in fire power between the two sides. Parts of the eastern Ghouta region just outside Damascus were all but flattened during a government offensive this spring to retake it from rebels. When the area surrendered, tens of thousands of its people, both fighters and civilians, chose to leave eastern Ghouta under safe passage for opposition areas in northern Syria rather than come back under government rule. Others decided to stay. The risk of being hit by bullets or shellfire near the capital has now ended, but conditions in central Damascus, with its relaxed nightlife and bustling business district, seem a world away from the hardship of eastern Ghouta. REUTERS/Marko Djurica SEARCH "SYRIA LIFE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-LIFE
MONGOLIA-COAL/TRUCKS
RTS1JT47
November 13, 2017
In Mongolia's Gobi desert, thousands of heavy-duty trucks laden with coal inch along a cluttered highway...
KHANBOGD, Mongolia
The Wider Image: Border jam puts Mongolia's coal lifeline under threat
In Mongolia's Gobi desert, thousands of heavy-duty trucks laden with coal inch along a cluttered highway towards the Chinese border in a journey that can take more than a week. Truckers cook, eat and sleep in vehicles covered in coal dust, many subsisting on the same meat soup that fuelled Genghis Khan's Mongol Horde more than eight centuries ago. Alongside the trucks a bustling microeconomy has sprung up of traders peddling cigarettes, water and diesel as drivers wait to clear Chinese customs in a queue that can stretch for 130 kilometres (80 miles). REUTERS/B. Rentsendorj SEARCH "RENTSENDORJ KHANBOGD" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: MONGOLIA-COAL/TRUCKS
SERBIA-POPULATION/
RTS1CYC7
August 23, 2017
Repusnica was once a bustling village on the slopes of Mount Stara Planina in Serbia. Now its bars lie...
REPUSNICA, Serbia
The Wider Image: Depopulation turns Serbia's villages into ghost towns
Repusnica was once a bustling village on the slopes of Mount Stara Planina in Serbia. Now its bars lie empty, its houses stand shuttered and nobody walks its streets. Authorities declared the village near the border with Bulgaria closed in 1998 due to depopulation caused by mechanisation of the economy, the closure of state factories and an exodus from Serbia linked to the Balkan Wars of the 1990s. In many nearby villages, the population has dwindled to an elderly couple or just a single person. Schools, clinics, veterinary stations and shops are closed. Visitors are rare. Roads are peppered with potholes. REUTERS/Marko Djurica SEARCH "DEPOPULATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: SERBIA-POPULATION/
MIDEAST-CRISIS/IRAQ-MOSUL
RTS1828P
June 21, 2017
An Iraqi boy at a bustling market in East Mosul, Iraq June 21, 2017, where businesses have re-opened...
Mosul, Iraq
An Iraqi boy at a bustling market in East Mosul
An Iraqi boy at a bustling market in East Mosul, Iraq June 21, 2017, where businesses have re-opened after Islamic State was pushed out of the eastern part of Iraq's second largest city where Iraqi security forces are still fighting to liberate the Western side. REUTERS/Marius Bosch
GLOBAL-COMMUTING/
RTS16XAH
June 13, 2017
Commuters walk during the evening rush after arriving at a subway station in Budapest, Hungary, June...
Budapest, Hungary
Commuters walk during the evening rush after arriving at a subway station in Budapest
Commuters walk during the evening rush after arriving at a subway station in Budapest, Hungary, June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
RELIGION-RAMADAN/JERUSALEM
RTX37GF4
May 24, 2017
Jerusalem buzzes with renewed energy in the days before the start of Ramadan, Islam's holy month, when...
Jerusalem, Israel
The Wider Image: Lights, Korans as Jerusalem holy site meets Ramadan
Jerusalem buzzes with renewed energy in the days before the start of Ramadan, Islam's holy month, when the faithful abstain from eating and drinking during daylight hours. There's the bustle to prepare the al-Aqsa Mosque, the 8th-century Muslim shrine in Jerusalem's Old City, for the hundreds of thousands of Muslims who will come to pray. Around the Muslim Quarter of the Old City, shopkeepers stock up on Ramadan essentials, including bright lights for decorations and Korans and prayer beads for recitations. REUTERS/Ammar Awad SEARCH "AWAD AQSA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. Matching text: RELIGION-RAMADAN/JERUSALEM TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPQ2
January 27, 2017
Tabitha Cunningham shaves Dave Clen's head at Men's Den, a barber shop that caters to the high number...
Dickinson, United States of America
Tabitha Cunningham shaves Dave Clen's head at Men's Den, a barber shop that caters to the high number...
Tabitha Cunningham shaves Dave Clen's head at Men's Den, a barber shop that caters to the high number of men working in the oil fields around Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPQ1
January 27, 2017
Elizabeth Vreswyk, founder and president of AWTY Logistics, talks to GIS technician Brock Kralicek in...
Dickinson, United States of America
Elizabeth Vreswyk, founder and president of AWTY Logistics, talks to GIS technician Brock Kralicek in...
Elizabeth Vreswyk, founder and president of AWTY Logistics, talks to GIS technician Brock Kralicek in the company's office in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. Vreswyk founded the oil field mapping company in 2009. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPPX
January 27, 2017
Rosa Torrestrueba cuts Philip Neumann's hair at Men's Den, a barber shop that caters to the high number...
Dickinson, United States of America
Rosa Torrestrueba cuts Philip Neumann's hair at Men's Den, a barber shop that caters to the high number...
Rosa Torrestrueba cuts Philip Neumann's hair at Men's Den, a barber shop that caters to the high number of men working in the oil fields around Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPPS
January 27, 2017
Meghan Ziegs, the operations manager at AWTY Logistics in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. The...
Dickinson, United States of America
Meghan Ziegs, the operations manager at AWTY Logistics in Dickinson, North Dakota
Meghan Ziegs, the operations manager at AWTY Logistics in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPPN
January 27, 2017
Elizabeth Vreswyk, founder and president of AWTY Logistics, talks to GIS technician Brock Kralicek in...
Dickinson, United States of America
Elizabeth Vreswyk, founder and president of AWTY Logistics, talks to GIS technician Brock Kralicek in...
Elizabeth Vreswyk, founder and president of AWTY Logistics, talks to GIS technician Brock Kralicek in the company's office in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. Vreswyk founded the oil field mapping company in 2009. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPPM
January 27, 2017
Meghan Ziegs, the operations manager at AWTY Logistics in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. The...
Dickinson, United States of America
Meghan Ziegs, the operations manager at AWTY Logistics in Dickinson, North Dakota
Meghan Ziegs, the operations manager at AWTY Logistics in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPPK
January 27, 2017
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt exits a house after showing it to prospective buyers in Dickinson, North...
Dickinson, United States of America
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt exits a house after showing it to prospective buyers in Dickinson, North...
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt exits a house after showing it to prospective buyers in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. Nantt and her business partner, Marie Swenson, opened a RE/MAX franchise in 2014. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPPG
January 27, 2017
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt (Center) shows a house to prospective buyers in Dickinson, North Dakota...
Dickinson, United States of America
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt (Center) shows a house to prospective buyers in Dickinson, North Dakota...
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt (Center) shows a house to prospective buyers in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. Nantt and her business partner, Marie Swenson, opened a RE/MAX franchise in 2014. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPPF
January 27, 2017
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt organizes files in her office in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015....
Dickinson, United States of America
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt organizes files in her office in Dickinson, North Dakota
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt organizes files in her office in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. Nantt and her business partner, Marie Swenson, opened a RE/MAX franchise in 2014. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
USA-NORTH DAKOTA/SMALLBUSINESS
RTSXPPC
January 27, 2017
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt shows off her American flag-themed nails in her office in Dickinson,...
Dickinson, United States of America
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt shows off her American flag-themed nails in her office in Dickinson,...
Real estate broker Lorrie Nantt shows off her American flag-themed nails in her office in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. Nantt and her business partner, Marie Swenson, opened a RE/MAX franchise in 2014. The women of North Dakota's oil patch are fighting back. In dozens of interviews, women across the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state are flatly rejecting the widespread perception that prostitution or stripping are their only career paths amidst the bustle of the stereotypically male-dominated oilfield economy. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
TURKEY-PIGEONS/
RTX2YSAZ
January 13, 2017
As night-time approaches in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, most of the alleyways of the city's old bazaar...
Sanliurfa, Turkey
The Wider Image: Beauty, money and feathers
As night-time approaches in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, most of the alleyways of the city's old bazaar are emptying out of buyers and vendors, except for one. The bustle of daytime trading has died down, but on this little street, a stream of men carry cardboard boxes filled with pigeons to a cluster of three teahouses. Here, they sell the birds at Sanliurfa's famed auctions to a dedicated band of pigeon keepers and breeders, a pastime that has been thriving for hundreds of years across the region and over the nearby border into war-torn Syria. In a country where the minimum wage is about 1,400 Liras ($367) a month, enthusiasts regularly easily spend hundreds of dollars for one bird. "I once sold a pair of pigeons forÊ35,000 Turkish Lira," says auctioneer Imam Dildas. "This is a passion, a hobby you cannot quit. I've been known to sell the fridge and my wife's gold bracelets to pay for pigeons." REUTERS/Umit Bektas SEARCH "PIGEONS AUCTION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-NIGHTS
RTX2WAA1
December 23, 2016
Stars fill the night sky over the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, and the streets are eerily quiet....
Idlib, Syria
The Wider Image: Starry nights and empty streets in Syria
Stars fill the night sky over the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, and the streets are eerily quiet. The calm might not last much longer. Now that Syrian government forces have recaptured Aleppo in a crushing offensive, they are likely to turn their attentions to Idlib. Thousands of refugees from Aleppo have been evacuated there, and U.N. Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura has warned the city could face the same fate as Aleppo. Idlib used to bustle with people before the Syrian war began in 2011, but now few residents venturing outside their homes at night. Sometimes aircraft can be heard overhead. Syrian and Russian warplanes and helicopters have carried out strikes for months against rebels in Idlib province, which lies southwest of Aleppo. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah SEARCH "STARRY NIGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-NIGHT
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May 21, 2016
Commuters stop near a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam...
Hanoi, Vietnam
The Wider Image: Vietnam: Communist Party election posters
Commuters stop near a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam May 20, 2016. Communist Vietnam holds its five-yearly day of democracy on Sunday with an election for its parliament, and the only national poll in a country tightly controlled by one party for 41 years. The secretive Communist Party has been on a publicity blitz to showcase its democratic credentials, with the rural roads and the streets of its bustling cities festooned with billboards of a hammer and sickle and the workers, farmers and soldiers synonymous with the stateÕs socialist foundations. The poster reads: "Voting for members of the National Assembly and People's councils is a citizen's right." REUTERS/Kham SEARCH "COMMUNIST POSTERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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May 21, 2016
A cow farmer rides a motorcycle on a grass field near a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election...
Hanoi, Vietnam
The Wider Image: Vietnam: Communist Party election posters
A cow farmer rides a motorcycle on a grass field near a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election at a village outside Hanoi, Vietnam May 20, 2016. Communist Vietnam holds its five-yearly day of democracy on Sunday with an election for its parliament, and the only national poll in a country tightly controlled by one party for 41 years. The secretive Communist Party has been on a publicity blitz to showcase its democratic credentials, with the rural roads and the streets of its bustling cities festooned with billboards of a hammer and sickle and the workers, farmers and soldiers synonymous with the stateÕs socialist foundations. The poster reads: "Warmly welcome the National Assembly and the People's councils' election day." REUTERS/Kham SEARCH "COMMUNIST POSTERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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May 21, 2016
A man waters flowers in front of a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election on a street in...
Hanoi, Vietnam
The Wider Image: Vietnam: Communist Party election posters
A man waters flowers in front of a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam May 20, 2016. Communist Vietnam holds its five-yearly day of democracy on Sunday with an election for its parliament, and the only national poll in a country tightly controlled by one party for 41 years. The secretive Communist Party has been on a publicity blitz to showcase its democratic credentials, with the rural roads and the streets of its bustling cities festooned with billboards of a hammer and sickle and the workers, farmers and soldiers synonymous with the stateÕs socialist foundations. The poster (L) reads: "Vote for MPs who are directly contributing to building a socialist Vietnam of the people, by the people and for the people." REUTERS/Kham SEARCH "COMMUNIST POSTERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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May 21, 2016
A man rides an electric bike under a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election on a street...
Hanoi, Vietnam
The Wider Image: Vietnam: Communist Party election posters
A man rides an electric bike under a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam May 20, 2016. Communist Vietnam holds its five-yearly day of democracy on Sunday with an election for its parliament, and the only national poll in a country tightly controlled by one party for 41 years. The secretive Communist Party has been on a publicity blitz to showcase its democratic credentials, with the rural roads and the streets of its bustling cities festooned with billboards of a hammer and sickle and the workers, farmers and soldiers synonymous with the stateÕs socialist foundations. The poster (R) reads: "All voters of the country actively vote for members of the National Assembly and People's councils." REUTERS/Kham SEARCH "COMMUNIST POSTERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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May 21, 2016
Posters promoting 14th National Assembly election are seen on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam May 20, 2016....
Hanoi, Vietnam
The Wider Image: Vietnam: Communist Party election posters
Posters promoting 14th National Assembly election are seen on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam May 20, 2016. Communist Vietnam holds its five-yearly day of democracy on Sunday with an election for its parliament, and the only national poll in a country tightly controlled by one party for 41 years. The secretive Communist Party has been on a publicity blitz to showcase its democratic credentials, with the rural roads and the streets of its bustling cities festooned with billboards of a hammer and sickle and the workers, farmers and soldiers synonymous with the stateÕs socialist foundations. The poster (R) reads: "Clever to choose the people with ethics and talent." REUTERS/Kham SEARCH "COMMUNIST POSTERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
VIETNAM-POLITICS/
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May 21, 2016
Posters promoting the 14th National Assembly election are seen on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam May 20,...
Hanoi, Vietnam
The Wider Image: Vietnam: Communist Party election posters
Posters promoting the 14th National Assembly election are seen on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam May 20, 2016. Communist Vietnam holds its five-yearly day of democracy on Sunday with an election for its parliament, and the only national poll in a country tightly controlled by one party for 41 years. The secretive Communist Party has been on a publicity blitz to showcase its democratic credentials, with the rural roads and the streets of its bustling cities festooned with billboards of a hammer and sickle and the workers, farmers and soldiers synonymous with the stateÕs socialist foundations. The poster (L) reads: Voting for the members of the National Assembly and People's councils 2016-2021." REUTERS/Kham SEARCH "COMMUNIST POSTERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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May 21, 2016
People drive past posters promoting the 14th National Assembly election outside Nhan Dan daily, the Vietnam...
Hanoi, Vietnam
The Wider Image: Vietnam: Communist Party election posters
People drive past posters promoting the 14th National Assembly election outside Nhan Dan daily, the Vietnam Communist Party's paper, on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam May 20, 2016. Communist Vietnam holds its five-yearly day of democracy on Sunday with an election for its parliament, and the only national poll in a country tightly controlled by one party for 41 years. The secretive Communist Party has been on a publicity blitz to showcase its democratic credentials, with the rural roads and the streets of its bustling cities festooned with billboards of a hammer and sickle and the workers, farmers and soldiers synonymous with the stateÕs socialist foundations. The poster (1st L) reads: "Voting for members of the National Assembly and People's councils is a citizen's right." REUTERS/Kham SEARCH "COMMUNIST POSTERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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May 21, 2016
A girl walks past a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam...
Hanoi, Vietnam
The Wider Image: Vietnam: Communist Party election posters
A girl walks past a poster promoting the 14th National Assembly election on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam May 20, 2016. Communist Vietnam holds its five-yearly day of democracy on Sunday with an election for its parliament, and the only national poll in a country tightly controlled by one party for 41 years. The secretive Communist Party has been on a publicity blitz to showcase its democratic credentials, with the rural roads and the streets of its bustling cities festooned with billboards of a hammer and sickle and the workers, farmers and soldiers synonymous with the stateÕs socialist foundations. The words on the poster read: "Voting ballot." REUTERS/Kham SEARCH "COMMUNIST POSTERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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March 06, 2016
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A customer walks past Arcadia group concessions in a Tesco Extra store in Woolwich, southeast London, Britain February 26, 2016. As online deliveries surge and shop sales fall, Britain's retailers are looking to refit their once bustling superstores with new attractions such as rivals' fashion brands to fill empty spaces and keep shoppers coming through the door. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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March 06, 2016
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