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.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

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 best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

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.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

A forest fire raging on the hill in San Bernardino County, California, United States, August 17, 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

The observation deck in the city district of Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province in China, August 1, 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

The statue of Christ the Redeemer at dawn in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2nd, 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

The effects of the floods in the district Assenshen in Louisiana, USA, 15 August 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

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.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

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

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

Wadi al-Salam, or the Valley of Peace - the world's largest Shiite cemetery in the city of An-Najaf, Iraq, August 3, 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

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.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

internally displaced woman in qayyarah, Iraq, August 29, 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

Women soldiers of the army of Syria Democratic Forces hugging in manbij in the Governorate of Aleppo in Syria, August 10, 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

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 best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

the Maria Lenk Water Center in Rio de Janeiro, August 9th, 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

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.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

Preliminary round competition running on the 110 meters hurdles at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, August 15, 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

The annual mass swim for a distance of 1500 meters across Lake Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 2016.

The best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

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 best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

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 best staff in August from the Reuters Photographers

The security forces detained the boy on which he wore a vest of a suicide bomber in Kirkuk, Iraq, August 21, 2016.