World Press Photo 2017 Winners

The winners of the World Press Photo 2017 contest, selected from more than 80,000 images, have been announced.

First Prize: An image of the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov.

Mevlut Mert Altintas shouts after shooting Andrei Karlov the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey, 19 December 2016.

Winner of General News (Stories) – Daniel Berehulak

Inmates watch as drug suspects are processed inside a police station in Manila, Philippines

Winner of Nature (singles) prize- Francis Perez

A sea turtle entangled in a fishing net swims off the coast of Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, on 8 June 2016.

Second Prize NAture (singles) – Ami Vitale

Ye Ye, a 16-year-old giant panda, lounges in a massive wild enclosure at a conservation centre in Wolong Nature Reserve, China.

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