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General News Photo of the year: The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

An unidentified man tries to hold back the press on 15 October, as Saudi investigators arrive at the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, amid a growing international backlash to the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (Chris McGrath/Getty)

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


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.