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Unrest in Burkina Faso

Protesters march on Burkina Faso's presidential palace after burning parliament.

The amfAR red carpet

Daring outfits at amfAR's Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles.

Burlesque meets Lucha libre

Lucha VaVoom, a unique mix of Mexican masked wrestling, burlesque and comedy puts on Night of the Vampire

East Jerusalem erupts

Fierce clashes erupt in East Jerusalem after Israeli police shoot a Palestinian man suspected of having tried hours earlier to kill a far-right Jewish activist.

The world in a city

Los Angeles is a culturally thriving city and one of the most ethnically diverse in the United States.

Slow-motion lava

A creeping river of molten lava threatens a seaside town on Hawaii's Big Island.

Prayers to the sun

Hindu devotees pray to the Sun god Surya during the Hindu religious festival Chatt Puja.

Raqqa: The Islamic State capital

Deep in Syria is the city of Raqqa, considered the de facto capital of Islamic State.

Peshmerga to reinforce Kobani

Peshmerga fighters head to Kobani to try to help fellow Kurds break the siege.

Hong Kong's democracy walls

Messages of support for the pro-democracy movement on walls in Hong Kong.