Here’s a photo round-up of some of this week’s key events from across the globe.
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) female fighters sit together on a curb in the city of Hasaka, northeastern Syria. [Rodi Said/Reuters]
A relative wails on the ground of an alley near the body of a man who was shot in the head, allegedly by police, in the Mathare slum of Nairobi. Kenya’s election took an ominous turn on Wednesday as violent protests erupted in the capital. [Ben Curtis/AP Photo]
People participate in a Pyongyang mass rally held at Kim Il-sung Square to support North Korea’s leadership amid rising tensions with the US. [KCNA/Reuters]
Gold medal winner Justin Gatlin of the US kneels in front of Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, who won bronze, after the men’s 100m final during the World Athletics Championships in London. [Phil Noble/Reuters]