World Press Photo has announced the winners of its annual photo contest, highlighting some of the year's best examples of photojournalism around the world.
There were 43 nominees, 14 of which were from women and there were almost 5,000 entrants from around the globe.
“Today the World Press Photo Foundation presents the best pictures and productions contributing to the past year of visual journalism, and with them, the stories that matter," the organisation said in a statement.
"As the need for images and stories we can trust has never been greater, we are proud to recognise these visual journalists and digital storytellers, and look forward to sharing their work with the world in our World Press Photo Exhibition 2019."
The winner of the World Press Photo of the Year is the 'Crying Girl on the Border', by John Moore (USA).
Below are the six nominees of the World Press Photo of the Year award 2019: