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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Battle for Kobani

The fiercest fighting in days shakes the Syrian border town of Kobani.

Shootings in Canada's capital

A gunman attacks Canada's parliament and a nearby war memorial, fatally shooting a soldier.

The Savage Mountain

Reuters Photographer Wolfgang Rattay travelled to northern Pakistan to trek the K2 base camp trail. K2 is known as the Savage Mountain due to the difficulty of the ascent.

Romantic Portugal

Sintra, Portugal was the first center of Romantic architecture in the 19th century, with its influences spreading wide across Europe.

Festival of lights

Images from Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights.

Madrid's vanishing Roma camp

Several hundred Roma live in a shanty town settlement that Madrid wants removed.

Kate steps out

The Duchess of Cambridge steps out for the first time since announcing her pregnancy.

Images from Hubble

Striking images from the Hubble Telescope.

Left behind

Only a few residents remain in the village of Spartak due to fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels.

The tail-end of Gonzalo

Stormy weather hits the coast as the remnants of Gonzalo pass by.