THIS YEAR HAS been a tumultuous one for news.
From Paris to Berkeley, from Carrickmines to Tunisia, from the migrant crisis to the growth of Islamic State to the same-sex marriage referendum, 2015 was a year of upheaval across the world.
Here, in no particular order, are the most striking images from this year.
Note: be aware that some of these photographs contain graphic depictions of violence.
Additional reporting by Ali Watson
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