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Monday 22 September 2014

World in Pictures June 2014: striking photographs from around the globe

An Iraqi child waits with her family to get into a temporary displacement camp for Iraqis caught-up in the fighting in and around the city of Mosul on June 26, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
An Iraqi child waits with her family to get into a temporary displacement camp for Iraqis caught-up in the fighting in and around the city of Mosul on June 26, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A family washes and lives in an empty store at a construction site where with dozens of other displaced Iraqis who have fled the fighting in and around the city of Mosul on June 29, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. The displacement camp Khazair is now home to an estimated 1,500 internally displaced persons (IDP's) with the number rising daily. Tens of thousands of people have fled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP camps around the region including the area close to Erbil, as they hope to enter the safety of the nearby Kurdish region  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A family washes and lives in an empty store at a construction site where with dozens of other displaced Iraqis who have fled the fighting in and around the city of Mosul on June 29, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. The displacement camp Khazair is now home to an estimated 1,500 internally displaced persons (IDP's) with the number rising daily. Tens of thousands of people have fled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP camps around the region including the area close to Erbil, as they hope to enter the safety of the nearby Kurdish region (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Pro-democracy activists march to mark the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre, on June 1, 2014 in Hong Kong. The protest winds it's way from Victoria Park, Causeway Bay to finish at the Government Offices in Admiralty. (Photo by Jessica Hromas/Getty Images)
Pro-democracy activists march to mark the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre, on June 1, 2014 in Hong Kong. The protest winds it's way from Victoria Park, Causeway Bay to finish at the Government Offices in Admiralty. (Photo by Jessica Hromas/Getty Images)

Compelling photos from around the globe. Compiled and edited by Gary Fennelly

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