January 27, 2021

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50 stunning moments captured by the award-winning Reuters photography team in 2017 Part 2

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 girl reacts as colored water is thrown on her while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colors, in Mumbai, , on March 13, 2017.
Shailesh Andrade/Reuters
Two young girls walk through a massive spring wildflower bloom caused by a wet winter in Lake Elsinore, California, on March 14, 2017.
Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Hindu priests sit inside a cave as they perform evening prayers on the banks of the river Ganges in Devprayag, India, on March 28, 2017.
Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Spanish rescuer Daniel Calvelo carries a four-day-old baby girl into a RHIB, during a search and rescue operation by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, in central Mediterranean Sea, some 22 nautical miles north of the Libyan town of Sabratha, on April 1, 2017.
Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Two teens demonstrate their Parkour skills amid damaged buildings in the rebel-held city of Inkhil, west of Deraa, Syria, on April 7, 2017.
Alaa Faqir/Reuters

An altar of a damaged church is seen in the town of Qaraqosh, south of Mosul, Iraq, on April 11, 2017.
Marko Djurica/Reuters

A demonstrator throws back a tear gas grenade while clashing with riot police during the so-called “mother of all marches” against ’s President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017.
Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

A man driving a vintage car reacts as he passes by crabs crossing a highway on their way to spawn in the sea in Playa Giron, Cuba, on April 21, 2017.
Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters

An Indonesian man is publicly caned for having gay sex, in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia, on May 23, 2017.

Scarlet ibis fly near the banks of a mangrove swamp located at the mouth of the Calcoene River on the coast of Amapa state, northern Brazil, on April 6, 2017.
Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

Workers clean the floor next to empty shelves and refrigerators in a supermarket after it was looted in San Cristobal, Venezuela, on May 17, 2017.
Carlos Eduardo Ramirez/Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders react to a wall of computer screens coming online as they tour the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on May 21, 2017.
Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

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.
Murad Sezer/Reuters

For more on this story go to: http://www.businessinsider.com/best-photos-of-year-2017-11/#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-8-2017-32

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