News agency Reuters has released the 20 most ‘liked’ images from its Instagram feed so far in 2015.

The Reuters Instagram account showcases the work of around 600 photographers covering news, sport and business stories worldwide.

A Reuters spokesman said: ‘The Reuters Instagram account aims to reflect the beauty and diversity of the world – from the colours of Holi, to cats crowding a Japanese harbour…’

To view the 20 most ‘liked’ photos click HERE

A cow stands in the middle of a busy road as auto-rickshaws pass by in Bengaluru A cow stands in the middle of a busy road as auto-rickshaws pass by in Bengaluru, India, 2 June 2015
[© REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa]

Cats crowd the harbour on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern JapanCats crowd the harbour on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern Japan, 25 February 2015. An army of cats rules the remote island, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one [© REUTERS/Thomas Peter]

In May, AP reported how a Reuters photographer survived a snake attack to document the impact of Greece’s debt turmoil.

Greece had caught the eye of Reuters photojournalist Yannis Behrakis, who turned his lens on the country’s struggling industry after a six-year recession.

The award-winning photographer – who in 2000 survived an ambush in Sierra Leone – travelled from Athens to northeastern Greece, and back via the Peloponnese region in the south, to document once-flourishing industry in a country dogged by an unemployment rate of more than 25%.

‘Ghost factories of Greece’ was part of Reuters’ The Wider Image project.

To read AP’s interview with Yannis, click HERE.

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