Flowers, candles and messages left by mourners adorn a tree near the spot where Maria L., a 19-year-old medical student, was raped and murdered in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images
A woman grieves as a family member was shot by unknown assailants on a street on in Manila, Philippines. Dondi Tawatao/Getty
Heavy rain pours as the body of a man killed by unidentified gunmen riding motorcycles is left in a narrow alley in Manila, Philippines. Photo Damir Sagolj/Reuters
An alleged drug user is arrested during a police operation against illegal drugs at a slum area in Manila, Philippines. According to reports, three people were killed by the police during the operation, a couple of days after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out in response to EU and US criticism of the anti-drug campaign launched by his government. Since Duterte took office on June 30, more than 3,500 people have been killed in military operations and extrajudicial executions carried out as part of the anti-drug campaign, according to reports. Photo Mark R.Cristino/EPA
The body of Alton Sterling, who was shot and killed by Baton Rouge Police officers, lies in a casket as he is brought into his funeral at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
South African Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius reacts as he leaves the High Court in Pretoria after being sentenced to six years in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago
Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius leaves after the second day of his sentencing for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at Pretoria High Court, South Africa today
Police officers stand outside the vehicle entrance after a van said to be carrying Nathan Matthews entered Bristol Magistrates Court in Bristol, England. The search for teenager Becky Watts ended when police investigating her disappearance found body parts at a house in Bristol. Her stepbrother Nathan Matthews has been charged with her murder whilst his girlfriend has been charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.
Relatives and friends pay respects as they stand close to the coffin of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow on Tuesday. Russia vowed to find the killers of the opposition leader as details emerge about the most shocking political assassination to take place during Vladimir Putin’s rule
Sex workers wear skeleton masks, a traditional Mexican symbol representing the Day of the Dead, as they make an offering during a procession to remember their deceased colleagues, especially those who were violently murdered, in Mexico City. The annual Day of the Dead is observed on November 1 and 2.
Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts as he listens to Judge Thokozile Masipa’s judgement at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. A South African judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of all murder charges on Thursday and will await the verdict on culpable homicide
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People take flowers to the chapel at Palacio de los Guzmanes in Leon, Spain after Isabel Carrasco, head of the provincial government and People’s party politician, was gunned down on Monday afternoon on her way to the party headquarters
Oscar Pistorius appears in the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa. Judge Desmond Nair on Monday ruled that the trial of the double-amputee Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will begin on March 3 2014
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Co-workers and relatives of 34 miners shot dead by South African police during a violent wage strike gather on Friday in Marikana to mark the first anniversary of the deaths. Police opened fire on thousands of strikers at platinum producer Lonmin’s mine, northwest of Johannesburg.
Oscar Pistorius, standing near to his sister, Aimee, waits for court proceedings at the Pretoria magistrates court in South Africa to begin on Tuesday. Mr Pistorius, the Paralympic star known as “Blade Runner”, attended his first formal appearance since his release on bail in February for the Valentine’s Day killing of his girlfriend, 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp
Picture taken from Twitter with permission of @Yusuf_Kayalar of the scene in Woolwich, south London where a man was killed and two others were taken to hospital with gunshot wounds following a “serious incident” understood to have involved a serving soldier.
Police with guns drawn on Friday search for a suspect in Watertown, Massachusetts. A Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus police officer was shot and killed late on Thursday night at the school’s campus in Cambridge. A short time later, police reported exchanging gunfire with alleged carjackers in Watertown, a city near Cambridge.