Week in pictures: 9-15 May 2015 :: A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Obama, Arab nations dance to different tunes ::
The reason why Americans are joining ISIS ::
Are beheadings terrorizing us all? ::
Kids meeting their baby siblings ::
Baby pulled from quake rubble after 22 hours ::
'The day I infiltrated an African cult' ::
Why are US train drivers called engineers? :: The driver of the train that crashed in Philadelphia is known as an engineer in the US. Why?
A harmonica for Ronnie :: How a musical instrument brought some joy amid the heartache of Alzheimer's Disease.
How Eritrean migrants flee slavery ::
In pictures: MA photographers on show :: Exhibition of photographs by students at the London College of Communication.
Illegal migration to Italy on the rise :: Thousands of refugees have fled to Libya to escape war, but now pay handsomely to get out of Libya when they realized they couldn't stay. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
NASA: Antarctic ice shelf will disintegrate :: A NASA study says that Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf is likely to disintegrate before the end of this decade.
Ancient Syrian city of Palmyra threatened by ISIS :: The UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra is an archeological gem that has been threatened by the advance of ISIS. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
Who designed this very kitsch bar? ::
Extreme sports legend and friend killed in base jump :: Extreme sports legend, Dean Potter and friend Graham Hunt were found Sunday by a helicopter search team in the Yosemite National Park.
Story of a migrant's harrowing journey ::
Nepal's treasures: Before and after :: Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
Tsarnaev sentence traps us in cycle of violence ::
Kim Jong Un: Effective tyrant or panicking? ::
The Scots who shaped photography :: Pioneer photography in 1840s Edinburgh
'Mad Max: Fury Road' driving critics wild ::
The journey to Nepal quake's epicenter ::
CNN's Gupta helps revive Nepal quake victim ::
Why was CNN invited back to North Korea? ::
A rare look inside North Korea's DMZ ::
A very unofficial war artist :: Peter Kennard on his unique art on the subject of war
How a coma made me a happier person ::
Your pictures: Abstract shapes :: Readers' photographs on the theme of abstract shapes
How ISIS controls life from birth to foosball ::