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A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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Are you not sure what happened in the UK this week? You’re not alone. Here’s a handy debrief.
Russia’s government wants people to have a laugh – as long as it’s at its opponents’ expense, and not Mr Putin’s.
The army earlier accused the UN children’s agency of spying for Islamists in north-eastern Nigeria.
Opal Tometi, who co-founded the movement, says visiting Nigeria as a child changed her life.
A watchdog will investigate how a seven-year-old girl died after being detained by US Border Patrol.
Trump announces that Mick Mulvaney will be acting chief of staff replacing John Kelly.
Financial markets had seen smooth sailing in recent years. But it looks like that’s over.
Five goals and a red card in the space of 14 minutes ensure Livingston hammer Hearts in the Scottish Premiership.
West Brom come from behind to pick up a crucial victory at fellow Championship promotion contenders Sheffield United.