A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Kenyan friends Julie Asuju and Wangui Njee talk about their experiences of living with Vitiligo.
Thirty years after Soviet troops pulled out of Afghanistan, the BBC went to meet the mother of a soldier killed in the disastrous war.
Haitian President Jovenel Moise has rejected calls for his resignation and promised unspecified economic measures after more than a week of deadly anti-government protests.
Scientists have called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by AI.
Amazon's plans for a campus in Long Island City bitterly divided a community grappling with rapid change.
Travis Kauffman was hiking in Colorado when he came toe-to-toe with a young mountain lion
Canada police rebuke people who complained of intrusive alerts which led to the girl's father's arrest.
Police find the bodes of 66 people, including 22 children and 12 women, killed in villages.
The minority Socialist-led government lost the support of Catalan MPs over the budget.
Colin Kaepernick and former team-mate Eric Reid reach settlements with the NFL over 'collusion' cases against team owners.
Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns have been arrested at Hong Kong airport's customs.
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The US general leading the fight against the Islamic State group has warned against withdrawing troops.
Canadian police are investigating who took 30,000 of litres of iceberg water from the distiller.
Suva residents question moves to allow a diplomatic mission to be built in a botanical gardens.
India said there was "incontrovertible evidence" that Pakistan had a "direct hand" in a bomb attack on a convoy that killed 37 paramilitary soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir.
A scientist who gave details of the Salisbury nerve agent is branded a "paedophile" in Russia.
Sana Cheema, 26, died in April 2018 while visiting her family in Pakistan.