In Pictures

Your week in pictures

You have been sending us your photos of news stories across the globe this week. Here is a selection of them:

Image copyright Fakha E. Alam

Thousands of protesters gathered in Pakistan's capital Islamabad as rally leaders Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri called for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down. Fakhr e Alam sent us photo of riot police on the streets of the city.

Image copyright Sunil Pareek Ujjain

Friday saw India celebrate Independence Day. Sunil Pareek Ujjain sent us this picture of parade rehearsals in Ujjain city.

Image copyright Nikki Bolton

Nikki Bolton took this picture of the Lancaster Bombers from her garden, as they flew over Tumby Woodside in Lincolnshire, England. The Canadian Lancaster and a bomber from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight took off from RAF Coningsby on Wednesday.

Image copyright Deborah Akel

On Thursday thousands of people held vigils across the US in honour of black teenager Michael Brown who was killed by police in Missouri. Deborah Akel sent this photo of a gathering in Washington, DC.

Image copyright James Coombes

Torrential downpours brought flash flooding to several parts of Cardiff and surrounding areas, with a landslip halting trains between Radyr and Taffs. James Coombes snapped this image of flooding on the B4262 under the M4 close to the Welsh capital.

Image copyright Jonathan Chimakonam

Earlier this week, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa will take at least six months to bring under control. Jonathan Chimakonam snapped this picture of students from the University of Calabar in Eastern Nigeria as they took their Ebola awareness campaign out to the local area.

Image copyright Barry McArdle

Barry McArdle took this picture of the Italian Navy warship Luigi Durand De La Penne as it was departing West India Docks, London, England where it was moored for a week and open to visitors.

Image copyright Lisa Wood

Meanwhile in Nairn, Scotland, Lisa Woods took this picture of walkers out on the seafront, braced against high winds caused by the tail-end of ex-hurricane Bertha.

Image copyright Paul Lance

Paul Lance took this picture of some of the tributes left by well-wishers, at actor Robin Williams's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in California, USA. The star committed suicide earlier this week.

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