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A glamorous red carpet entrance, North Korean female soldiers on parade and Venezuela in flames all feature among Reuters’ incredible photos of the year

www.dailymail.co.uk. From US president Donald Trump greeting a young boy who offered to help with the White House’s gardening to North Korean soldiers honouring the birth of their country’s founder, these are the stunning shots crowned Pictures of the Year.

The images selected by Reuters news agency in London show protests that have dogged Venezuela alongside model Elsa Hosk posing on the 70th Cannes Film Festival’s red carpet in France. 

After a year that has seen increased controversy surrounding Russian president Vladimir Putin’s relationship with his Washington counterpart, one of the photographs summing of 2017 is a nod to Soviet history, as a monument of Yuri Gagarin appears against a backdrop of power plant steam in Moscow.   

Other conflicts and controversies captured in the collection include NFL players kneeling while their national anthem is played, the Spanish fallout over the question of Catalan independence and the push-back against Islamic State. 

Set against floods and landslides are the Grenfell fire tragedy of Kensington in west London, the fleeing of Rohingya refugees from Buddhist persecution in Myanmay and the plight of migrants dragged to safety by non-governmental organisations as the migrant crisis came to the shores of Europe.  

North Korean soldiers march during a military parade in Pyongyang on April 15 to mark the 105th birth anniversary of the dictator Kim Il-sung, who in 1948 founded the Kim regime, which still rules the state to this day

Swedish model Elsa Hosk poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of 'The Beguiled', a movie running in competition at the 70th Cannes Film Festival in France on May 24

A monument of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin - the first man to travel to space - appears against a backdrop of steam rising from a heating power plant's chimneys at sunset in Moscow, where the air temperature was about -17 degrees Celcius on January 9

A protester holds the Venezuelan flag as a bank branch - housed in the magistracy of the Supreme Court of Justice - burns during a rally against the country's president, Nicolás Maduro, in the capital, Caracas, on June 12

Some members of the Cleveland Browns team kneel while the National Anthem is played before the start of their game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on September 24. Colts fans booed the protest against US president Donald Trump and Browns fans supporting the Republican brought sings pledging their allegiance

Russian president Vladimir Putin attends a wreath-laying ceremony to mark Defender of the Fatherland Day - a national holiday celebrating those who were or are serving in the Russian Armed Forces. He is pictured at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall in central Moscow on February 23

Detainees exercise in a recreation area at the Adelanto immigration detention center, which is run by the Geo Group Inc in California on April 13

Rescue teams walk during the burial of a companion who died after flooding and mudslides caused by heavy rain led several rivers to overflow, pushing sediment and rocks into buildings and roads, in Mocoa, Colombia on April 4

Rohingya refugee Nobi Hossain wades through water carrying his elderly relative Sona Banu, as hundreds of others fled Myanmar in wooden boats under the cover of darkness to arrive at the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on September 27

People react as they watch a session of the Catalonian regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, on October 10

A man takes a ride on a police wrecker truck following the G20 summit, in the Schanze district of Hamburg, Germany, on July 8, when the world leaders' meeting was marred by violence 

Rohingya refugee Hamida cries on September 24 as she holds the body of her 40-day-old son, who died when a boat capsized in the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, as they fled persecution in Myanmar. There have been more than 2,000 deaths of Rohingyas this year 

Hosne Ara, four, a Rohingya refugee who fled Myanmar in September listens to youngsters singing at a children's centre in the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on November 5. About 600,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since August 25

Kenyan opposition politician Caleb Amisi Luyai of the National Super Alliance coalition, reacts after police fire a gas canister at his car during a street protest in Nairobi on October 13

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrators are sprayed with water by Israeli police on February 9 as they block a street during a protest against members of their community serving in the country's army, part of ongoing demonstrations seen throughout 2017

A long exposure shows molten lava which flows from Reunion Island's Piton de la Fournaise - one of the world's most active volcanoes - on February 3. The 2,632 metre high shield volcano sites on the island's eastern side in the French Indian Ocean 

Polish revellers take part in a traditional event marking the last day of Kusaki carnival season. In line with tradition, an all-males cast performs at a folk party and a re-enactment showing the 'defeat of Death' on Shrove Tuesday. These  performers are pictured at the village of Jedlinsk near Radom on February 28

Ukrainian tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka on February 1 after Russia-backed activists stepped up their attacks against the country's government 

A crying man carries his daughter away from a part of Mosul in Iraq controlled by terrorist group Islamic State. The father is pictured fleeing from the Islamists toward Iraqi special forces soldiers during a battle on March 4

Displaced Iraqi women rest in the desert after fleeing their homes. They await transportation as the country's army battles with Islamic State jihadists in western Mosul on February 27

An aerial view shows the remains of burnt homes from what residents said was the latest attack by armed men in Thonyor, Leer County, South Sudan, on February 23. Some South Sudanese were forced to eat weeds and water lilies in their attempt to survive the famine that struck the country as they hid from marauding gunmen

President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, on April 27. During the interview he stated that the US could 'absolutely' end up having a 'major' conflict with North Korea, referring to the one-party state as his biggest global worry

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