Hurricane Maria hits, Mexico quake and Poseidon parade: The week in pictures
Top images from around the world, Sept. 16-22
CBC News Posted: Sep 24, 2017 1:48 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 24, 2017 1:48 PM ET
A rescuer removes rubble and debris from a collapsed building using a shovel. Volunteers and emergency personnel continue to search for survivors after a powerful quake in Mexico City on Tuesday. According to official tallies the quake has killed more than 200 people.
Young Rohingya refugees use an umbrella to seek shelter from the rain, while sitting at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia, Bangladesh, close to the Myanmar border, on Tuesday. Pressure grew on Myanmar as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on its military, which is accused of driving out more than 410,000 Rohingya Muslims in an orchestrated "ethnic cleansing" campaign.
Librada voluntarily left her house to take refuge at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, prior to the arrival of Hurricane Maria. It could be months before power is restored to the island. Maria headed toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico after battering the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.
Students pray during a ceremony to mark International Day of Peace in Ahmedabad, India, on Thursday. This year's theme aims to engage and mobilize people throughout the world to show support for refugees and migrants.
World road cycling
Costa Rica's Jason Andrey Huertas Araya competes during the men's under 23 individual time trial at the Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios Cycling Road World Championships on Monday in Bergen, Norway.
A man rides a decorated buffalo during the last day of Pchum Ben festival, also known as the festival of the dead, at Virhear Sour village in Kandal province, Cambodia, on Wednesday. The two-week festival pays tribute to deceased relatives.
Catalonia independence crackdown
People hold Esteladas, a Catalan pro-independence flag, during a protest at the entrance of Catalonia's regional government economy headquarters in Barcelona on Wednesday. Thousands took to the streets of Barcelona as Spanish police detained 13 Catalan government officials in a crackdown ahead of an independence referendum that Madrid says is illegal.
Canadian Civil War reenactment ceremony
Re-enactors take part in a dedication ceremony for a monument honouring Canadians who fought in the U.S. Civil War, at Ault Park in Long Sault, Ont., on Saturday.
Prime Ministers meeting
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May walk in the Hall of Honour on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday. Trudeau and May discussed post-Brexit trade during her visit to Canada.
A placard on a boat featuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her challenger Martin Schulz leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party drinking water with a straw out of the Spree river is pictured in front of the German parliament (Bundestag) in Berlin on Monday. Germans head to the polls on Sunday.
Gladys Ngwenya, 77, spars in the ring during a Boxing Gogos, or boxing grannies, training session hosted by the A Team Gym in Cosmo City, Johannesburg, on Tuesday. The grandmothers, many of whom are over 70, have been training with coach Claude Maphosa and claim that they no longer suffer from the ailments they had before, and are stronger than ever.
Participants dress in most creative, seaside and ocean-themed costumes for the art parade known as Poseidon's Parade in Queens, New York City, on Saturday.
Yousef Al-Bahtini, a twelve-year-old Palestinian boy invited to attempt the record attempt for fastest time to travel 20 metres in a contortion roll by Guinness World Records, shows off his acrobatic skills at the seaport in Gaza City on Wednesday. Al-Bahtini is currently awaiting permission to travel to Jordan where he is to perform the attempt.
Pride in Belgrade
A rainbow flag is reflected in a participant's glasses during an annual LGBT pride parade in Belgrade, Serbia, on Sunday.
Apple fan Shoko Kimura holds a mask depicting Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as she waits for the release of the new Apple Watch in Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district on Thursday.