15 October 2014
Gruesome imagery from the conflict with Islamic State sparks impassioned debate among journalists at an awards ceremony for war reporting.
Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.
Iran hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, drawing protests from human rights groups and western countries.
A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation
India's arm's length PM mixes with reporters - a bit
Pakistan's here today, gone tomorrow militant factions
Who will prevail in Brazil's battleground state?
A selection of the top news photographs from around the world
How an iconic Indian football club fell on hard times
Does a good cause justify little girls using bad language?
Iran-Pakistan border skirmishes risk spinning out of control
BBC Travel goes around the world in search of the week's best images
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