In Pictures

Week in pictures: 9-15 January 2016

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week.

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Image caption Fans gathered in Brixton, south London, David Bowie's place of birth, to celebrate his life and music following his death from cancer at the age of 69.
Image copyright Olivier Morin / AFP
Image caption Actor and host of the 2015 Ballon d'Or award ceremony James Nesbitt (left) took a selfie with USA and Houston Dash midfielder Carli Lloyd (centre) and Real Madrid and Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Barcelona forward Lionel Messi won the football award for the world's best player for the fifth time.
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Image caption Guatemalan former TV comedian Jimmy Morales was inaugurated as the country's new president. He was elected in October after huge anti-corruption demonstrations that led to the prosecution of a former president and vice-president. Mr Morales has no previous experience in government. In his inaugural address, he promised to fight against corruption.
Image copyright Ozan Kose / AFP
Image caption A suspected member of the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group killed 10 people, at least eight of them German tourists, in a suicide bomb attack in the Turkish city of Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was the "top target for all terrorist groups in the region".
Image copyright Tomas Bravo / Reuters
Image caption Mexico's authorities recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, six months after he escaped from a maximum security jail. Guzman, one of the world's most-wanted drug lords, smuggled cocaine, heroin and methamphetamines to the US through the Sinaloa cartel.
Image copyright Olga Maltseva / AFP
Image caption Actors dressed as Russian Tsar Peter the Great and Empress Catherine crossed a snow-covered bridge in central St Petersburg.
Image copyright Peter Power / Reuters
Image caption A group of junior codemakers took a 3-D tour of the Canadian parliament during the unveiling of Google's new Canadian engineering headquarters in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario.
Image copyright Neil Hall / Reuters
Image caption Models present creations from the Thomas Pink presentation at the London Collections: Men Autumn/Winter 16 in London, Britain.
Image copyright Will Oliver / EPA
Image caption US actor Leonardo DiCaprio's latest film, The Revenant, led the Oscars race by being nominated for 12 awards in total, including best picture, best director and best actor. DiCaprio is seen arriving for the film's premier in London's Leicester Square.

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