The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers
• The best staff in August from photographers by Reuters
A selection of photos of August, which are circled all the world's media and illustrated the most current news from the past month.
Syrian refugee "Astral" on board the Spanish rescue ship, owned by a non-governmental organization "Proactiva", in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, August 18, 2016.
The Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt in the lead in the semi-finals of the competition run in the 200 meters at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, August 14, 2016.
A forest fire raging on the hill in San Bernardino County, California, United States, August 17, 2016.
The observation deck in the city district of Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province in China, August 1, 2016.
The statue of Christ the Redeemer at dawn in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2nd, 2016.
The effects of the floods in the district Assenshen in Louisiana, USA, 15 August 2016.
The preliminary round of the competition in women's beach volleyball teams between Egypt and Germany at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, August 7, 2016.
French gymnast Samir Ait Said broke his leg in the qualifying round of the competition in gymnastics at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, August 6, 2016
Wadi al-Salam, or the Valley of Peace - the world's largest Shiite cemetery in the city of An-Najaf, Iraq, August 3, 2016.
A candidate for US president from the Republican Party, Donald Trump admiring the view of Lake Michigan while visiting the War Memorial in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, August 16, 2016.
internally displaced woman in qayyarah, Iraq, August 29, 2016.
Women soldiers of the army of Syria Democratic Forces hugging in manbij in the Governorate of Aleppo in Syria, August 10, 2016.
Children are engaged in the swimming pool at the sports school Hangzhou Chen Jinglun, which trained the Chinese Olympic champion Sun Yang and Fu Yuanhuey, in Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province, Aug. 10, 2016.
the Maria Lenk Water Center in Rio de Janeiro, August 9th, 2016.
The American Gierek Meinhardt and Russia's Artur Artur Akhmatkhuzin fight in the semi-command rapier at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, August 12, 2016.
Preliminary round competition running on the 110 meters hurdles at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, August 15, 2016.
The annual mass swim for a distance of 1500 meters across Lake Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 2016.
The woman shows the body of his son, who is suffering from a skin disease, in a camp for internally displaced people in Sana'a, Yemen, 10 August 2016.
The opening ceremony of Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the third bridge over the Bosphorus, connecting the European and Asian parts of Istanbul, Turkey, August 26, 2016.
The security forces detained the boy on which he wore a vest of a suicide bomber in Kirkuk, Iraq, August 21, 2016.