In Pictures

Your week in pictures

You have been sending us your photos this week of news stories across the globe. Here is a selection of them.

Image copyright Burcu Kutlu

This week saw protests erupt in reaction to Turkey's worst mine disaster which happened in the town of Soma. Burcu Kutlu took this photo of the start of demonstrations for the Turkish coal miners in Kizilay Square, Ankara.

Image copyright Dogan Kemanci

In London, protesters gathered to show support for the Turkish miners. Photo by: Dogan Kemanci.

Image copyright Sean De Gruchy

Smoke clouds engulfed the sky as hot, dry temperatures caused wildfires to take hold across San Diego county, California. The conditions caused fires to rage out of control. Simon De Gruchy took the photo from his home in Carlsbad.

Image copyright Phil Nicolle

In Aberystwyth, Wales, a boat fire raged out of control and sent dense black smoke billowing into the sky. Photo by: Phil Nicolle.

Image copyright Mohammad Hammad

On Thursday, Egyptians abroad went to their embassies and participated in the presidential election. Muhammad Hammad captured voters in jubilant mood outside the Egyptian embassy in Riyadh.

Image copyright Emir Saric

Bosnia and Serbia were hit by severe flooding earlier in the week. Emir Saric sent this photo of people who were stranded and surrounded by floodwater in the Bosnian Town of Doboj.

Image copyright Mihajlo Andric

Mihajlo Andric sent this photo which shows the extent of the flooding in the Serbian town of Osecina.

And on Friday 16 May, Narenda Modi led his BJP party to victory at the general election in India. Other big winners included the Trinamool Congress party. Bhaskar Mallick sent in these pictures of supporters celebrating outside the counting centre in Kolkata.

Image copyright Bhaskar Mallick
Image copyright Bhaskar Mallick

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