WEB DESK: As 2016 is nearing to an end, here are the stunning moments captured by Reuters on different occasions.
People watch as fireworks explode over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 1.
A refugee is taken to Europe.
Refugees and migrants form a human chain to cross a river near the Greek-Macedonian border, west of the the village of Idomeni, Greece.
Refugee children while playing with muddy stuffed toy in a camp built at Greek-Macedonian border, Greece.
A refugee sat himself on fire during a protest near Idomeni village of Greece demanding the border be opened.
A man looks out at cherry blossoms in almost full bloom in Tokyo, Japan.
Tape is tied around 15-month-old Shivani’s ankle to prevent her from running away while her mother works at a construction site nearby, in Ahmedabad, India
A girl sits on a boat at a dried-up pond at the drought-hit Kandal province in Cambodia.
Wildfires glow underneath The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
Friends and family members embrace outside the Orlando Police Headquarters during the investigation of a shooting at Pulse nightclub, where 49 people were murdered during the deadliest mass shooting in US history.
Brexit supporters cheer results at a Leave.eu party after polling stations closed in the Referendum on the European Union in London, England.
A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department.
Usain Bolt takes the lead during the Men’s 100M semifinals during the Olympics.
A demonstrator looks at a riot policeman during a protest marking the country’s 1973 military coup in Santiago, Chile.
A woman pours water over a child affected by teargas after clashes between police and street vendors in central Harare, Zimbabwe.
People walk on a street next to destroyed houses after Hurricane Matthew hit Jeremie, Haiti.
President-elect Donald Trump arrives to address supporters at his election night rally in Manhattan, New York.