Culture & Art

Jan 1, 2018

SO THAT MEMORY DOESN'T FORGET

It is not usual, in the pages of this magazine, to present a theme like this. We do, however, have the commitment to inform and send alerts from all around the world. So, when we spotted the top 100 photos of 2017, chosen by Reuters, we couldn't resist. Here is Your VIP Partner's magazine choice among them.

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Foto 1

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a wreath laying ceremony to mark the Defender of the Fatherland Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall in central Moscow, Russia, February 23.

PHOTO: Sergei Karpukhin


Foto 2

Thousands of people took to the streets against the decision from Trump about Jerusalem. There were protests in Hebron, Nablus, Jenin, Tulkarem and Jericho, in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, December, 10.

PHOTO: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN


Foto 3

A man walks with a bloody lip as demonstrators yell at him outside the location where Richard Spencer, an avowed white nationalist and spokesperson for the so-called alt-right movement, is delivering a speech on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, October 19.

PHOTO: Shannon Stapleton


Foto 4

Residents wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston, Texas, August 28.

PHOTO: Jonathan Bachman


Foto 5

Flames and smoke billow as firefighters deal with a serious fire in the Grenfell Tower apartment block at Latimer Road in West London, Britain, June 14.

PHOTO: Toby Melville


Foto 6

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter sit as medics treat his comrades injured by sniper fired by Islamic State militants in a field hospital in Raqqa, Syria, June 28.

PHOTO: Goran Tomasevic


Foto 7

Residents view the first iceberg of the season as it passes the South Shore, also known as "Iceberg Alley", near Ferryland Newfoundland, Canada, April 16.

PHOTO: Jody Martin


Foto 8

Steam rises from chimneys of a heating power plant near a monument of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, with the air temperature at about minus 17 degrees Celsius (1.4 degrees Fahrenheit), during sunset in Moscow, Russia, January 9.

PHOTO: Maxim Shemetov


Foto 9

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7.

PHOTO: Carlos Barria


Foto 10

Vessels that sank during Hurricane Irma are seen in a Saint John bay 12 days after the devastating storm raked the island, on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, September 16.

PHOTO: Jonathan Drake


Foto 11

A man cries as he carries his daughter while walking from an Islamic State-controlled part of Mosul towards Iraqi special forces soldiers during a battle in Mosul, Iraq March 4.

PHOTO: Goran Tomasevic


Foto 12

A protester holds a national flag as a bank branch, housed in the magistracy of the Supreme Court of Justice, burns during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela June 12.

PHOTO: Carlos Garcia Rawlins


Foto 13

Afghan policemen try to rescue four-year-old Ali Ahmad at the site of a suicide attack followed by a clash between Afghan forces and insurgents after an attack on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 25.

PHOTO: Omar Sobhani


Foto 14

A student stands next to a huge Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) inside the University of Barcelona's historic building the day after the banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 2.

PHOTO: Eloy Alonso


Foto 15

Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal July 28. Hindus take holy baths and change their sacred threads, also known as janai, for protection and purification during the festival.

PHOTO: Navesh Chitrakar


Foto 16

A long time exposure shows molten lava which flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island, February 3.

PHOTO: Gilles Adt


Foto 17

A shrine is seen after a forest fire near the village of Serta, Portugal, September 9.

PHOTO: Rafael Marchante


Foto 18

North Korean soldiers march during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea, April 15.

PHOTO: Damir Sagolj


Foto 19

An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, September 11.

PHOTO: Danish Siddiqui


Foto 20

Scarlet ibis fly near the banks of a mangrove swamp located at the mouth of the Calcoene River on the coast of Amapa state, northern Brazil, April 6.

PHOTO: Ricardo Moraes

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