Breaking news, key photos

April 16, 2010

The death of Poland’s president in a plane crash over the weekend and deadly riots breaking out in Thailand dominated the news early in the week. With huge news such as this, photographers make every effort to capture the action and reaction of the events. Below are some of the strongest submissions to Your View around these two breaking news stories.

Mourners light candles at Market square in Krakow, Poland, in memory of Poland’s president who died in a plane crash April 2010. Your View/Gustavo Kralj

A nun prays during Divine Mercy Celebrations, where thousands visited the St Faustina Kowalska Shrine April 11, 2010, a day after the plane crash that killed 96 victims including Polish President Lech Kaczynski. Your View/Gustavo Kralj

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A mother mourns her son killed by soldiers during clashes in Bangkok, Thailand, April 2010. Your View/Steve Pace

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