10 Fascinating And Haunting Photos From Around The World

From the festivities in Rio to the devastation in war-torn Middle East, here are some of the most powerful images from the past week.

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt of Jamaica looks at Andre De Grasse of Canada as they compete in Olympics 100m semi-final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Omran Daqneesh

Five-year-old Omran Daqneesh sits bloody and dazed inside an ambulance after he was rescued following an airstrike in the rebel-held al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria.


Police shooting of a man in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Police advance toward protesters during disturbances following the police shooting of a man in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Shaunae Miller

Shaunae Miller of Bahamas dives to beat United States’ Allyson Felix in Olympics 400m final.

Fire near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino, California.

Firefighters prepare hose lines to attempt to hold a road during the Pilot Fire near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino, California.


Panjat Pinang

Participants climb greased poles to collect prizes during a "Panjat Pinang" event organized in celebration of Indonesia's 71st Independence Day in Jakarta, Indonesia.


Funeral of Cleric Maulama Akonjee

A man cries as community members take part in a protest to demand stop hate crime after the funeral service of slain Cleric Maulama Akonjee and an associate in the Queens borough of New York City.


glass bridge at a gorge

People visit a glass bridge at a gorge as it opens to public in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China.


Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz

U.S. swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz walk into a police office of Rio de Janeiro's international airport after they were stopped from boarding a flight to the United States.


London Mayor Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan travels with passengers on a northbound Victoria line tube train during the launch of London's Night Tube, overnight service that seeks to make London a busier, more robust city at night.

Banner/thumbnail credit: Reuters 

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