A Dhaka resident captures the sound of gunshots as Bangladeshi troops clear a cafe in the capital, where gunmen took at least 20 hostages.
Barbecues are fired up at polling booths across Australia for traditional election-day "sausage sizzles".
The French poet, translator and art critique Yves Bonnefoy dies, aged 93, according to media reports.
Hundreds of police are storming a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, where gunman took at least 20 hostages, security officials say.
Mexico's air force flies grain into southern Oaxaca state to deal with dwindling food supplies there caused by roadblocks set up by protesting teachers.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Many would assume that those who had migrated to the UK would support others being able to do so. It's not as simple as that.
After a photo of an Indian politician asleep in a meeting goes viral, a colleague puts the case for power naps at work.
"What's trending?" is a common question online, but it wasn't long ago that we didn't have an easy way to answer.
Turkey's downing of a Russian jet led to frosty relations, but an apology has brought about a dizzyingly swift thaw, writes Sarah Rainsford.
The chole bhature is a spectacular dish, full of drama and "mouthfeel" in the theatre of Indian street food.
Mining giant BHP Billiton says it will fight the suspension by the Brazilian Supreme Court of a settlement for damages caused by a dam burst at an iron ore mine.
Two senior military leaders of so-called Islamic State (IS) were killed by a US-led coalition air strike in Iraq, the Pentagon says.
Wales boss Chris Coleman says not being afraid of failure was the key to reaching the quarter-finals of Euro 2016.
Australians have begun voting in the country's federal election, where the conservative coalition government is widely expected to hold power.
Commemorations have been held in France to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's confidence, honesty and arrogance has taken him from Malmo to Manchester via some of European football's biggest clubs.
An investigation is under way into what could be the first death caused by self-driving technology.
US drone and air strikes killed between 64 and 116 civilians outside war zones between 2009 and 2015, the White House says.
The National Building Museum's new exhibit features a "glacial ice field" - giant sculptures representing icebergs, as an alternative to Washington DC's summer heat.