Trump high fives, Kim Jong Un at test launch, Island of Tears memorial — in pictures

Financial Times picture editors showcase the best photographs from around the world

Saturday February 11

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and US president Donald Trump hit it off at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida

Sunday February 12

© Sean Gallup/Getty

German chancellor Angela Merkel, drag queen Olivia Jones and German football coach Joachim Löw at the election of Frank-Walter Steinmeier as president

© Eduardo Verdugo/AP

Wrestler Sam Adonis takes to the ring at Arena Mexico in Mexico City. The American pro wrestler has become a sensation by adopting the ring persona of a supporter of Donald Trump

Monday February 13

© AFP

Soldiers of the Korean People’s Army cheer North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an inspection at the launch site of the Pukguksong-2 long-range ballistic missile

© Stephanie Keith/Reuters

Aftin, a miniature poodle, wins the non-sporting group at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City

© Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Former Spitfire pilot Ray Roberts is led to a fighter plane by Captain Peter Kynsey during celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the military base at Biggin Hill in London that became an airport

© Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP

An aerial photo of the Oceti Sakowin camp in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, where protesters gathered after a federal judge refused to halt work on the last stretch of a pipeline taking oil to Illinois

Tuesday February 14

© Reuters

Newlyweds release pigeons after their mass wedding as part of Valentine’s day celebrations in Rosario town, Cavite city, south of Manila, Philippines

© Stephen Pond/Pool Photo via AP

The Duchess of Cambridge is put through her paces with air cadets during a visit to RAF Wittering in Cambridgeshire

Wednesday February 15

© AP

India’s space agency has launched more than 100 foreign nano satellites into orbit aboard a single rocket from the Satish Dhawan space centre in Sriharikota

Opponents of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement make their feelings known in Strasbourg

© Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP

Paddle boarders make their way around Dana Point harbor as the sun shines through partly cloudy skies in Dana Point, California

© EPA

Traders inspect the goods at the Israeli Diamond Exchange during the sixth International Diamond Week in the Israeli city of Ramat Gan, near Tel Aviv

© AP

Belarusian military cadets hold portraits of soldiers killed during the Soviet war in Afghanistan during a ceremony at a memorial on the Island of Tears in Minsk

© AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia

The faithful use their phones to take pictures and videos of Pope Francis on his arrival in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican

© AP

President Donald Trump and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during a news conference in the East Room of the White House

© Reuters

Karim Benzema scores Real Madrid’s first goal against Napoli in the Uefa Champions League

Thursday February 16

© AP

The Yakovlevs, a UK-based aerobatic team flying the Russian-designed aircraft, pass an Indian Air Force helicopter during Aero India 2017 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore

© AP

Exhibition assistant Monique Ricketts adjusts a piece of head wear by Ukrainian fashion designer Jean Gritsfeldt on display at Somerset House in London

© Reuters

An electricity network technician works on high-voltage power lines near Aix en Provence, France

© Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

French police fire tear gas at people protesting after a 22-year-old youth worker needed surgery after his arrest last week in the Paris suburb of Aulnay-sous-Bois

Friday February 17

© AP

Seabirds perch on electric cables beside a river in Manila, Philippines. Many birds fly over Pasig river and Manila bay in search of food

© AP

People of the Miao ethnicity gather in circles to dance and play folk instruments known as lusheng in Zhouxi township, Kaili, Guizhou province, southwestern China

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