Our top photos from the past week.
Hundreds of Somali forces who back the opposition began returning to their barracks on Friday after reaching an agreement with the prime minister following clashes over the tenure of the president, a spokesman for the troops said.
Protests originally called in opposition to a now-canceled tax reform have become a broad cry for action against poverty, police violence and inequalities in the health and education systems.
Migrants from Central America cross the Rio Grande into the United States amid the biggest surge of asylum seekers at the southwestern border in 20 years.
A growing number of women are learning how to jump out of helicopters, leap from buildings and brawl at stunt double school at the Campus Univers Cascade in France.
Members of Lima Company survive a grueling training to become the first women to graduate as U.S. Marines in the 100-year history of Marine Corps Recruiting Depot San Diego.
At least 25 people were killed in a shootout in Rio de Janeiro's Jacarezinho slum, during one of the state's deadliest police raids, police said.
Many have died in ambulances and car parks waiting for a bed or oxygen, while morgues and crematoriums struggle to deal with a seemingly unstoppable flow of bodies.
A long-running legal case, in which several Palestinian families face eviction from homes on land claimed by settlers, is at the heart of the confrontations during the Muslim holy month.
India's second wave COVID crisis, a guilty verdict in the murder of George Floyd, migrant families on the banks of the Rio Grande, and more top photos from April 2021. Produced by Canice Leung.