The 20 photographs of the week

23 September 2017 @19:57 | The Guardian
The Mexico earthquake, the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar and the Catalan vote of independence – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists Continue reading... continue...


Hurricanes and earthquakes will cost insurance industry £72bn
2017 will be one of the worst years for insurance claims for natural disasters, says Hiscox, as rein...

Earthquake hits as doctors perform open heart surgery in dramatic video
The current condition of the patient is unknown.

Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost industry $95B
Swiss Re, one of the world’s biggest reinsurers, estimates that Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, p...

Why thousands of people in Mexico City raised their fists to the sky Thursday
It was a homage to victims of the earthquake a month ago — but so much more.

My Interview With a Rohingya Refugee: What Do You Say to a Woman Whose Baby Was Thrown Into a Fire?
I’ve covered genocide in Sudan and children being blown apart in Iraq. I’ve been dispatched to earth...

The Brief: Togo unrest, Mexico quake anniversary, Syria
There is more unrest in Togo, it's been one month since a deadly earthquake in Mexico, and a film on...

Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake
Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an...

5.2-magnitude earthquake jolts southern Iran
Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says a 5.2-magnitude earthquake has jolted the southern Kerman...

How Mexican millennials moved Twitter and earth after the earthquake
On a Tuesday afternoon in September, Ángel Rodríguez, 31, was at a coworking space in downtown Mexic...

My home, ruined in the Mexico earthquake – in pictures
Photographer Edgard Garrido finds the victims of Mexico’s earthquake are scared but determined to ge...