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World Press Photo of the Year 2019: Crying girl on the border

Honduran toddler Yanela Sanchez cries as she and her mother, Sandra Sanchez, are taken into custody by US border officials in McAllen, Texas, USA, on 12 June, 2018. (John Moore/Getty)

In pictures: World Press Photo of the Year 2019 winners revealed

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A powerful image of a young girl crying while being detained with her mother by US border officials has landed the top prize as World Press Photo of the Year.

John Moore, a photographer who focuses on immigration and border issues, won €10,000 (£8647) for his picture.

Prizes were also given for the best pictures from individual categories including sport, nature and environment photography to name a few.

All of the nominated pictures will be included in a year-long exhibition that will tour around the world.

Click through to see the other amazing pictures in the other categories.