Headlines this week were dominated by shootings in the United States, with a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado being targeted on Sunday and over a dozen people being killed in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday. We also saw severe smog and pollution continuing to cover parts of China, fatal floods hitting parts of India, and Pope Francis taking a trip to Africa.
Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the next seven days.
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