Best of 2014

Year in Pictures: Conflict and protests

The best snaps of global conflict and protests from our Week in Pictures series

Every week, our photo editors curate the Week in Pictures series, a collection of some of the most stunning, moving, vivid, adorable and heartbreaking photos from the last seven days. As part of our Best of 2014 web series, we’ve assembled galleries of some of the best snaps we’ve found. Here’s the most remarkable photos from a year of global upheaval:

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