Top 5 news photos of the week


Ashya King waves to journalists as he leaves the thirtieth and last of the proton treatment sessions at the Proton Therapy Centre on October 24, 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic. Five-year-old Ashya King, who has a brain tumour, was taken by his parents from a UK hospital against medical advice and transported to Spain for medical treatment and then transported to Prague for proton treatment. Ashya is hospitalized in the University Motol Hospital in Prague from mid-September.

Barbara Smith (right), a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, and Bryan Christensen, a doctor and member of the Center for Disease Control's Domestic Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response, demonstrate to health care professionals how to properly put on protective medical gear when working with someone infected with the ebola virus at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on 21 October 2014 in New York City. The outfit includes two pairs of gloves, mesh breathing mask, protective hood, plastic face shield, booties, liquid resistant gown and sanitizer.

An Indian Sikh devotee lights candles on the occasion of Diwali, at the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on 23 October 2014. Sikhs celebrate Diwali to mark the return of the sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind Ji, who was freed from imprisonment and managed to release 52 political prisoners at the same time from Gwalior fort by Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1619.

A member of the U.S. Secret Service scans the grounds surrounding the White House from the roof with the Washington Monument in the background on 23 October 2014 in Washington, DC. The previous night Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland jumped over the two layers of security fence and onto the north lawn of the White House before he was subdued as he fought two police dogs.

Oscar Pistorius after he is sentenced in the Pretoria High Court on 21 October 2014, in Pretoria, South Africa. Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down her sentence today in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial. Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison.

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