A police forensic photographer works at the scene outside the library in Birstall where Labour MP Jo Cox was shot. Campaigning for Britain’s EU referendum next week was suspended on Thursday following news a leading MP with the “Remain” camp was in a critical condition after being shot.
Runners pass under the the flags flying at half-mast around the Washington Monument at daybreak in Washington. The flags were ordered to half-staff by President Barack Obama to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shootings
A woman places a candle to mourn, honour and remember the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting at Newtown, in Sydney. At least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in a shooting attack at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida
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People take part in candlelight vigil following a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. A gunman opened fire at a community college in southwest Oregon yesterday, killing nine people and wounding seven others before police shot him to death, authorities said, in the latest mass killing to rock an American campus.
Police fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters on Monday in Ferguson, Missouri, after days of unrest sparked by the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white policeman
Police officers aim their weapons at demonstrators, having fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Emergency response team members take cover behind vehicles in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. Three police officers were shot dead and two more were wounded, police said as they conducted a manhunt for a man carrying a rifle and wearing camouflage clothes
Anti-government protesters on their blood-stained bus that was part of a convoy attacked by gunmen on its way back from a protest in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday. Four people were wounded.
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Troops under Russian command fire weapons into the air and shout orders to turn back at an approaching group of more than 100 unarmed Ukrainian troops at the Belbek airbase, which the Russian troops are occupying, in Crimea, Ukraine
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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.
Supporters of the former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi carry an injured man during clashes outside the Republican Guard barracks in Cairo, Egypt. At least three demonstrators were shot dead outside the building, where the deposed Mr Mursi is being held, security sources said.
A man lies on the ground detained by police after a shootout outside the prime minister’s office at Palazzo Chigi, in Rome on Sunday. Reports say two paramilitary police officers were shot and wounded as new leader Enrico Letta was sworn in about 1km away.
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.