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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.

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.

The olive harvest

Olive oil is pressed from freshly picked olives in the Mediterranean.

Wingsuit daredevils

Stunt flyers launch themselves into air on a wing and a prayer.

Oscar Pistorius sentenced

The "Blade Runner" is sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.