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Feb 17, 2015

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures

We've only been using the Reuters Pictures service for about 5 years, but they've been bringing us the best in current affairs photography for 30 years now.
This is a look back at some of the most striking images from those past 30 years.

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Rescue workers carrying fatally injured New York City Fire Department Chaplain, Father Mychal Judge from the World Trade Centre SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Sgt. William Olas Bee, a U.S. Marine coming under Taliban fire in Helmand GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Petrol spraying on the Formula One racing car of Netherland's Jas Verstappen during refueling JOACHIM HERRMANN/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
4

A Russian police officer carrying a released baby from Beslan school VIKTOR KOROTAYEV/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Bucharest's residents protecting themselves from the crossfire between an army tank and pro-Ceausescu troops during clashes in the Republican square in Bucharest CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A would-be immigrant crawling on a beach after his arrival in Fuerteventura JUAN MEDINA/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Nagai of APF trying to take photographs as he lies injured after police and military officials fired upon and then charged at protesters in Yangon's city centre ADREES LATIF/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A Georgian man crying as he holds the body of his relative after a bombardment in Gori GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Israeli soldiers mourning during the funeral of their comrade Alex Mashavisky at a cemetery in Beersheba ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A man clinging to the top of a vehicle in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Staff members standing in a meeting room at Lehman Brothers offices in the financial district of Canary Wharf in London Kevin Coombs/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
12

A Turkish riot policeman using tear gas against protestors in Taksim Square OSMAN ORSAL/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A woman crying as she cannot find her 4-year-old daughter and husband on the top of the ruins of a destroyed school in earthquake-hit Beichuan county JASON LEE/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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The Northern Lights as seen above the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in the evening LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Beach goers sunbathing behind a wall of hay bales, used to absorb any oil that might come ashore, on Dauphin Island, Alabama BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Unidentified bodies lying on a street in the Jabalya refugee camp in northern Gaza Strip AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Opponents of Israel's disengagement plan from Gaza screaming as they speak with a policeman in Jewish Gaza Strip NIR ELIAS/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
18

Oil fire fighters from Boots and Coots managing to cut off a section of piping to help them put out an oil well fire RUSSELL BOYCE/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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An Albanian carrying a child staggering forward through a blizzard of sand kicked up by a US Marine CH53 Super Stallion helicopter YANNIS BEHRAKIS/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Frantic Kurdish refugees struggling for a loaf of bread during a humanitarian aid distribution for hundreds of thousands of stranded Iraqi-Kurds in the mountains of Isikveren at the Iraqi-Turkish border YANNIS BEHRAKIS/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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An opposition supporter holding up a laptop showing images of celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square, after Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak resigned DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
22

The bomb damaged area of the City of London after two blasts ripped through the buildings in the area ANDRE CAMARA/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
23

A demonstrator pounding away at the Berlin Wall as East Berlin border guards look on from above the Brandenburg Gate STRINGER/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Romanian parents carrying a small casket and cross as they arrive at a Bucharest hospital to collect the body of their dead baby who died of AIDS RADU SIGHETI/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Diana Princess of Wales cradling a young child stricken with cancer during a show at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Lahore JOHN PRYKE/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A man standing in front of a convoy of tanks in the Avenue of Eternal Peace in Tiananmen Square in Beijing STRINGER/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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File photo shows the fingers of malnourished one-year-old Alassa Galisou pressed against the lips of his mother FINBARR O'REILLY/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A body being removed from the wreckage after a bomb went off in Nairobi GEORGE MULALA/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev kissing East German Leader Erich Honecker STRINGER/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
30

Sprinter Ben Johnson winning the gold medal in the 100m sprint in Seoul GARY HERSHORN/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Palestinians trying to run away from Israeli soldiers firing teargas REINHARD KRAUSE/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Flames coming out of the Air France Concorde seconds before it crashed in Gonesse near Paris Roissy airport ANDRAS KISGERGELY/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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An Indian woman mourning the death of her relative killed in a tsunami in Cuddalore ARKO DATTA/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
34

U.S. President Ronald Reagan shaking hands with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in Geneva STRINGER/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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U.S. President Bush handing back a crying baby that was handed to him in Trinwillershagen JIM BOURG/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A man rinsing soot from his face at the scene of a gas pipeline explosion near Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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China's national flag being raised during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium JERRY LAMPEN/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A U.S. soldier taking a break during a night mission near Honaker Miracle camp at the Pesh valley of Kunar Province CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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U.S. Marine Corp Assaultman Kirk Dalrymple watching as a statue of Iraq's President Saddam Hussein falls in central Baghdad GORAN TOMASEVIC/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A Lebanese man shouting for help for a wounded man near the site of a car bomb explosion in Beirut MOHAMED AZAKIR/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A mourner wearing a mask to ward off SARS hiding under an umbrella during the funeral of Dr Tse-Yuen-man in Hong Kong BOBBY YIP/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Protestors holding signs behind Fuld as he takes his seat to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee JONATHAN ERNST/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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An injured child receiving medical treatment after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A picture of North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung on a building in the capital Pyongyang DAMIR SAGOLJ/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
45

A woman lying down in front of the grave of her brother at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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U.S. President Clinton with Israeli Prime Minister Rabin and PLO President Yasser Arafat GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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An ethnic Albanian woman feeding her baby as she and another 2,000 refugees walk up a muddy dirt track after they were allowed to enter Macedonia DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Officials in protective gear checking for signs of radiation on children who are from the evacuation area near the Fukushima Daini nuclear plant in Koriyama KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A Haitian suspected of being a multiple assassin for exiled president Jean Bertrand Aristide's Lavalas party as he is detained in Petit Goave DANIEL AGUILAR/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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A young Rwandan refugee who had travelled from Bukavu with several thousand others CORINNE DUFKA/Reuters

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Bodies of people activists say were killed by nerve gas in the Ghouta region as seen in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus BASSAM KHABIEH/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar town, walking towards the Syrian border STRINGER/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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Rebel fighters jumping away from shrapnel during heavy shelling by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi near Bin Jawad GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS

A Look Back At 30 Years Of Reuters Pictures
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An injured soccer fan being carried to safety by a friend after a wall collapsed during violent rioting before the European Cup final between Juventus and Liverpool NICK DIDLICK/REUTERS

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