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From Haiti's Devastating Earthquake to Syria War, A Look at Reuters Pictures of the Decade

India | Reuters | December 24, 2019, 11:30 pm
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 From Haiti's devastating earthquake to war in Syria, Reuters photographers have covered the biggest news stories of the decade, capturing images of armed conflict, natural disasters, the plight of migrants and the drama of the sport. See the best Reuters pictures taken between 2010 and 2019. <br /><br />Men use ropes to try and right a supply truck overloaded with wheat straw, used as animal feed, along a road in Dargai, in the Malakand district, about 165 km northwest of Pakistan's capital Islamabad. (Image: Reuters)
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From Haiti's devastating earthquake to war in Syria, Reuters photographers have covered the biggest news stories of the decade, capturing images of armed conflict, natural disasters, the plight of migrants and the drama of the sport. See the best Reuters pictures taken between 2010 and 2019.

Men use ropes to try and right a supply truck overloaded with wheat straw, used as animal feed, along a road in Dargai, in the Malakand district, about 165 km northwest of Pakistan's capital Islamabad. (Image: Reuters)

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 A woman cries while sitting on a road after an earthquake and tsunami destroyed the city of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan. (Image: Reuters)
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A woman cries while sitting on a road after an earthquake and tsunami destroyed the city of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan. (Image: Reuters)

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 A wave approaches Miyako City from the Heigawa estuary in Iwate Prefecture after a magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck the area in Miyako, Japan. (Image: Reuters)
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A wave approaches Miyako City from the Heigawa estuary in Iwate Prefecture after a magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck the area in Miyako, Japan. (Image: Reuters)

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 An aerial view of the Atibainha dam, part of the Cantareira reservoir, during a drought in Nazare Paulista, Sao Paulo state, Brazil. (Image: Reuters)
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An aerial view of the Atibainha dam, part of the Cantareira reservoir, during a drought in Nazare Paulista, Sao Paulo state, Brazil. (Image: Reuters)

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 Lone activist Ieshia Evans stands her ground while offering her hands for arrest as she is charged by riot police during a protest against police brutality outside the Baton Rouge Police Department in Louisiana. (Image: Reuters)
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Lone activist Ieshia Evans stands her ground while offering her hands for arrest as she is charged by riot police during a protest against police brutality outside the Baton Rouge Police Department in Louisiana. (Image: Reuters)

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 Anti-Gaddafi fighters fire a multiple rocket launcher near Sirte, previously one of Muammar Gaddafi's last remaining strongholds in Libya. (Image: Reuters)
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Anti-Gaddafi fighters fire a multiple rocket launcher near Sirte, previously one of Muammar Gaddafi's last remaining strongholds in Libya. (Image: Reuters)

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 A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his sniper rifle from a house in Aleppo, Syria. (Image: Reuters)
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A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his sniper rifle from a house in Aleppo, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man is doused with milk and sprayed with mist after being hit by an eye irritant from security forces in Ferguson, Missouri, US. (Image: Reuters)
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A man is doused with milk and sprayed with mist after being hit by an eye irritant from security forces in Ferguson, Missouri, US. (Image: Reuters)

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 A member of a Red Cross team walks in front of a boat sitting atop a building more than two weeks after the area was devastated by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in Otsuchi, northern Japan. (Image: Reuters)
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A member of a Red Cross team walks in front of a boat sitting atop a building more than two weeks after the area was devastated by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in Otsuchi, northern Japan. (Image: Reuters)

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 Usain Bolt (JAM) of Jamaica looks at Andre De Grasse (CAN) of Canada as they compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics, Men's 100m Semifinals at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: Reuters)
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Usain Bolt (JAM) of Jamaica looks at Andre De Grasse (CAN) of Canada as they compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics, Men's 100m Semifinals at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: Reuters)

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 Marooned flood victims looking to escape, grab the sidebars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district, Pakistan. (Image: Reuters)
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Marooned flood victims looking to escape, grab the sidebars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district, Pakistan. (Image: Reuters)

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 A demonstrator looks at a riot policeman during a protest marking the country's 1973 military coup in Santiago, Chile. (Image: Reuters)
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A demonstrator looks at a riot policeman during a protest marking the country's 1973 military coup in Santiago, Chile. (Image: Reuters)

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 The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of a volcano in Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland. (Image: Reuters)
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The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of a volcano in Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland. (Image: Reuters)

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 A garden with a swimming pool is inundated by the waters of the Elbe river during floods near Magdeburg in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, Germany. (Image: Reuters)
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A garden with a swimming pool is inundated by the waters of the Elbe river during floods near Magdeburg in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, Germany. (Image: Reuters)

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A man runs up the "gostra", a pole covered in grease, during the religious feast of St Julian, patron of the town of St Julian's, outside Valletta, Malta. (Image: Reuters)

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 Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, signs a copy of her book before an event launching her memoir,
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Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, signs a copy of her book before an event launching her memoir, "I Am Malala", at the Southbank Centre in central London, Britain. (Image: Reuters)

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 US Army soldiers from the 2nd Platoon, B battery 2-8 field artillery, fire a howitzer artillery piece at Seprwan Ghar forward fire base in Panjwai district, Kandahar province southern Afghanistan. (Image: Reuters)
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US Army soldiers from the 2nd Platoon, B battery 2-8 field artillery, fire a howitzer artillery piece at Seprwan Ghar forward fire base in Panjwai district, Kandahar province southern Afghanistan. (Image: Reuters)

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 US President Barack Obama has his tie adjusted by first lady Michelle Obama as they await the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington. (Image: Reuters)
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US President Barack Obama has his tie adjusted by first lady Michelle Obama as they await the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington. (Image: Reuters)

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 Residents sift through the ruins of their houses after a fire in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)
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Residents sift through the ruins of their houses after a fire in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

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 Venezuela's President and presidential candidate Hugo Chavez speaks in the rain during his closing campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela. (Image: Reuters)
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Venezuela's President and presidential candidate Hugo Chavez speaks in the rain during his closing campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela. (Image: Reuters)

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 US President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Panmunjom, South Korea. (Image: Reuters)
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US President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Panmunjom, South Korea. (Image: Reuters)

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 Lesleigh Coyer, 25, of Saginaw, Michigan, lies down in front of the grave of her brother, Ryan Coyer, who served with the US Army in both Iraq and Afghanistan, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, US. (Image: Reuters)
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Lesleigh Coyer, 25, of Saginaw, Michigan, lies down in front of the grave of her brother, Ryan Coyer, who served with the US Army in both Iraq and Afghanistan, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, US. (Image: Reuters)

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 Cats crowd the harbour on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern Japan. (Image: Reuters)
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Cats crowd the harbour on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern Japan. (Image: Reuters)

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 A boy holds his mother's leg as he cries in front of their damaged house after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake at Longmen village, Lushan county in Ya'an, Sichuan province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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A boy holds his mother's leg as he cries in front of their damaged house after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake at Longmen village, Lushan county in Ya'an, Sichuan province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Syrian rebels dodge debris after the wall which they were taking cover behind is hit by a shell fired from a government-controlled checkpoint during fighting in the Ain Tarma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)
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Syrian rebels dodge debris after the wall which they were taking cover behind is hit by a shell fired from a government-controlled checkpoint during fighting in the Ain Tarma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, US. (Image: Reuters)
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, US. (Image: Reuters)

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 An injured child receives medical treatment after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Image: Reuters)
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An injured child receives medical treatment after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Image: Reuters)

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 Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, kiss on the balcony at Buckingham Palace, watched by bridesmaids Grace van Cutsem, Margarita Armstrong-Jones and pageboy Tom Pettifer, after their wedding in Westminster Abbey in London, Britain. (Image: Reuters)
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Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, kiss on the balcony at Buckingham Palace, watched by bridesmaids Grace van Cutsem, Margarita Armstrong-Jones and pageboy Tom Pettifer, after their wedding in Westminster Abbey in London, Britain. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man cries as he carries his daughter while walking from Mosul towards Iraqi special forces soldiers during a battle in Mosul, Iraq. (Image: Reuters)
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A man cries as he carries his daughter while walking from Mosul towards Iraqi special forces soldiers during a battle in Mosul, Iraq. (Image: Reuters)

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 Anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo, Egypt. (Image: Reuters)
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Anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo, Egypt. (Image: Reuters)

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 A female Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighter stands near a security position in Sinjar, Iraq. (Image: Reuters)
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A female Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighter stands near a security position in Sinjar, Iraq. (Image: Reuters)

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 Homes with swimming pools are seen in the Palm Springs area, California, US. (Image: Reuters)
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Homes with swimming pools are seen in the Palm Springs area, California, US. (Image: Reuters)

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 A Syrian refugee kisses his daughter as he walks through a rainstorm towards Greece's border with Macedonia, near the Greek village of Idomeni. (Image: Reuters)
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A Syrian refugee kisses his daughter as he walks through a rainstorm towards Greece's border with Macedonia, near the Greek village of Idomeni. (Image: Reuters)

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 Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, Ivy-Fleur Boileau, Virgile Mouquet, Adelaide Charlier and Alicia Arquetoux, French activists from the Youth for Climate movement, attend the questions to the government session, at the National Assembly in Paris, France. (Image: Reuters)
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Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, Ivy-Fleur Boileau, Virgile Mouquet, Adelaide Charlier and Alicia Arquetoux, French activists from the Youth for Climate movement, attend the questions to the government session, at the National Assembly in Paris, France. (Image: Reuters)

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 British comedian known as Lee Nelson (unseen) throws banknotes at FIFA President Sepp Blatter as he arrives for a news conference after the Extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee Meeting at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. (Image: Reuters)
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British comedian known as Lee Nelson (unseen) throws banknotes at FIFA President Sepp Blatter as he arrives for a news conference after the Extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee Meeting at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. (Image: Reuters)

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 A lone tree stands near a water trough in a drought-effected paddock located on the outskirts of Walgett, in New South Wales, Australia. (Image: Reuters)
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A lone tree stands near a water trough in a drought-effected paddock located on the outskirts of Walgett, in New South Wales, Australia. (Image: Reuters)

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 Luis Acosta holds 5-year-old Angel Jesus, both from Honduras, as a caravan of migrants from Central America en route to the United States crossed through the Suchiate River into Mexico from Guatemala in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. (Image: Reuters)
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Luis Acosta holds 5-year-old Angel Jesus, both from Honduras, as a caravan of migrants from Central America en route to the United States crossed through the Suchiate River into Mexico from Guatemala in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. (Image: Reuters)

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 Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York, US. (Image: Reuters)
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Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York, US. (Image: Reuters)

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 Pro-European integration protesters take cover from water sprayed from a fire engine at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev, Ukraine. (Image: Reuters)
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Pro-European integration protesters take cover from water sprayed from a fire engine at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev, Ukraine. (Image: Reuters)

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 A plane flies through the
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A plane flies through the "Tribute in Lights" marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in lower Manhattan, New York. (Image: Reuters)

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