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50 stunning moments captured by the award-winning Reuters photography team in 2017 Part 3

By Sarah Jacobs From Business Insider

This year, 600 award-winning Reuters photojournalists worked across the world to document both major historic moments and the human stories that might otherwise have gone unnoticed.

The team won the Pulitzer Prize in the Breaking News Photography category in 2016, and in 2017, their efforts have only continued.

Ahead, take a look at 50 of the most amazing photos captured by Reuters in 2017.

Editor’s note: Many of the images in this slideshow depict graphic violence and injury, and many are upsetting. All captions are by Reuters.

A man carries his daughter on his back after fleeing their home due to fighting between the Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants in Mosul’s al-Zanjili’s district in Iraq on June 7, 2017.
Erik De Castro/Reuters

A protester holds a national flag as a bank branch, housed in the magistracy of the Supreme Court of Justice, burns during a rally against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, on June 12, 2017.
Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

People gather for Iftar (breaking fast), organized by Adaleh Foundation, amidst damaged buildings during the holy month of Ramadan in the rebel-held besieged Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, on June 18, 2017.
Bassam Khabieh/Reuters

A firefighter watches a forest fire near the village of Fato, central Portugal, on June 18, 2017.
Rafael Marchante/Reuters

A gymnast performs on a trampoline at the Petit Palais in , , on June 23, 2017, as transforms into a giant Olympic park to celebrate International Olympic Days with a variety of sporting events for the public across the city.
Jean Paul Pelissier/Reuters

A woman rides a horse as the pack of riders from the 104th Tour de France cycling race passes, on July 6, 2017.
Christian Hartmann/Reuters

A full moon rises over the Temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the seas, in Cape Sounion, east of Athens, Greece, on July 8, 2017.
Costas Baltas /Reuters

People dressed as Santa Claus take a canal tour of Copenhagen as they take part in the World Santa Claus Congress, an annual event held every summer at the amusement park Dyrehavsbakken, in Copenhagen, Denmark, on July 24, 2017.
Scanpix Denmark/Reuters

Tourists stand on the beach and watch as smoke fills the sky above a burning hillside in Bormes-les-Mimosas, in the Var department, France, on July 26, 2017.
Jean Paul Pelissier /Reuters

Residents use boats to evacuate flood waters from Hurricane Harvey along Tidwell Road east Houston, Texas, on August 28, 2017.
Adrees Latif/Reuters

A supporter of opposition leader Raila Odinga gestures with a machete in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, on August 11, 2017.
Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

A composite image of 21 separate photographs taken with a single fixed camera shows the solar eclipse as it creates the effect of a diamond ring at totality as seen from Clingmans Dome, which at 6,643 feet is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, on August 21, 2017.
Jonathan Ernst /Reuters

For more on this story go to: http://www.businessinsider.com/best-photos-of-year-2017-11/#imam-hatip-religious-school-students-wave-national-flags-as-they-wait-for-arrival-of-turkish-president-tayyip-erdogan-during-a-graduation-ceremony-in-istanbul-turkey-on-may-26-2017-25

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