Pictures of the Year 2015 Part Two


A man carries a girl as they rush away from a site hit by what activists said were airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria August 24, 2015. (Photo by Bassam Khabieh/Reuters)



Pope Francis waves as he arrives at the Kangemi slums on the outskirts of Kenya's capital Nairobi, November 27, 2015. (Photo by Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)



South Africa players compete in a scrum with New Zealand players during their Rugby World Cup Semi-Final match at Twickenham in London, Britain, October 24, 2015. (Photo by Russell Cheyne/Reuters)



A boy displays the winners' medal given to him by Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand after the Rugby World Cup Final against Australia at Twickenham in London, Britain, October 31, 2015. (Photo by Henry Browne/Reuters)



Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leaps off his car after winning the U.S. F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, United States, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Adrees Latif/Reuters)



Nestor Abad of Spain falls from the high bar during the men's qualification for the World Gymnastics Championships at the Hydro arena in Glasgow, Scotland, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Phil Noble/Reuters)



Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, October 20, 2015. (Photo by Alexei Druzhinin/Reuters/RIA Novosti/Kremlin)



A macaw flies over buildings with the Avila mountain behind in Caracas March 31, 2015. (Photo by Jorge Silva/Reuters)



Hot lava flows from Mount Sinabung volcano during eruption as seen from Tiga Serangkai village in Karo Regency, North Sumatra province, Indonesia June 25, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Beawiharta)



Local girls Bella (L) and Daisy run through a forest covered in bluebells near Marlborough in southern England, May 4, 2015. (Photo by Toby Melville/Reuters)



A meteor streaks across the sky over Leeberg hill during the Perseid meteor shower near Grossmugl in the early morning of August 13, 2015. (Photo by Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters)



Skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center (R) and Jin Mao Tower are seen during heavy rain at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai, May 15, 2015. (Photo by Aly Song/Reuters)



Afghan survivors of an avalanche run to get relief goods distributed by an Afghan army helicopter in the Paryan district of Panjshir province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan March 1, 2015. (Photo by Omar Sobhani/Reuters)



Residents with faces covered in ash ride on a motorcycle as Mount Sinabung volcano erupts, in Sukandebi village in Karo Regency, Indonesia's North Sumatra province, Indonesia June 13, 2015, in this photo taken by Antara Foto. (Photo by Rony Muharrman/Reuters/Antara Foto)



People set up sand bags to reinforce an embankment in front of an Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva statue as waves brought by Typhoon Dujuan slam the coastline in Quanzhou, Fujian province, China September 29, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)



People watch the sun set from the observatory deck of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore October 5, 2015. Slash-and-burn agriculture in neighboring Indonesia blanketed Singapore in a choking haze. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)



An excavator removes a dead bear at the zoo in Tbilisi, Georgia, June 17, 2015. Tigers, lions, bears and wolves were among more than 30 animals that escaped from a Georgian zoo and onto the streets of the capital Tbilisi during floods that killed at least 12 people. (Photo by David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters)



Residents cross a swelling dam, due to rising waters brought about by Typhoon Koppu, in Las Pinas city, metro Manila, Philippines October 19, 2015. (Photo by Ezra Acayan/Reuters)



Rescue workers search for victims at the Bento Rodrigues district that was covered with mud after a dam, owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd, burst in Mariana, Brazil, November 8, 2015. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)



Robert Hooper, exhausted after several days with little sleep, is overcome with emotion while surveying his property that was burnt by the so-called Valley Fire near Middleton, California September 14, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)



Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano as seen from the city of Puerto Montt, Chile April 22, 2015. (Photo by Rafael Arenas/Reuters)



A man cries as he walks on the street while passing through a damaged statue of Lord Buddha a day after an earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal April 26, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)



Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, who spent fifteen years under house arrest, was handed sweeping powers following her landslide victory in Myanmar's election in November. The ruling party, which was created by the country's former junta and is led by retired military officers, conceded defeat in a major milestone on Myanmar's rocky path from dictatorship to democracy. Pictured in Yangon, November 8, 2015. (Photo by Jorge Silva/Reuters)



More than 50 women have come forward to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them after plying them with drugs or alcohol, allegations Cosby has denied. The comedian has never been criminally charged and many of the alleged incidents date back decades so the statute of limitations for prosecution has long run out. Pictured in Denver, Colorado January 17, 2015. (Photo by Barry Gutierrez/Reuters)





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