Editor’s choice – Best photos

September 29, 2009

******A man takes a break from cleaning a house swamped by flash floods brought on by Typhoon Ketsana, locally known as Ondoy, in a middle class residential neighborhood in Marikina city east of Manila September 28, 2009.   REUTERS/Erik de Castro ************Shoes and carnations are laid on a red carpet by the relatives of gunfire victims during an anti-gun rally on Individual Disarmament Day in Istanbul September 28, 2009. A group of people who lost their relatives by gun fire gathered in downtown Istanbul to commemorate their loss and to support the individual disarmament campaign organized by Umut Foundation. REUTERS/Murad Sezer ************A group of Common Cranes gather in dawn light, on their night-roost on a lake in the German state of Brandenburg, close to Berlin September 26, 2009. From September to November tens of thousands of Cranes use the rural area close to the German Capital for a stopover during their migration from Scandinavia and Eastern Europe to their wintering quarters in Spain. The agricultural plains surrounding Berlin are among the biggest Crane roosts in entire Europe with several tens of thousands birds gathering during the peak of migration between September and November.  REUTERS/Thomas Krumenacker ************A Palestinian lies on the heated floor before bathing at “Hamam Alshefa,” a traditional Turkish bath in the West Bank city of Nablus September 28, 2009. The Turkish bath, built about 250 years ago during the Ottoman rule, is open 24 hours a day and has separate days for men and women. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis******Click here to view the complete Editor’s choice slideshow and click here to view further showcases of Reuters photography.

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