The best news pictures selected by our multimedia team. Highlights this week include: inmates at Santa Monica female prison celebrating Mother's Day, updates of Syria war, violence in Karachi, Pakistan.
British academic Elisabeth Kendall travelled to Yemen's remote Mahra region to speak to local tribespeople about their hopes, fears and political aspirations in post-revolution Yemen
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In Senegal some important battles for women's rights are being fought on sandy pitches across the West African nation where female teams gather to play football
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits a remote, mountainous area of China killing nearly 200 people and injuring more than 11,000