Ankara, Turkey, 12 March: A young girl kneels wounded during clashes between riot police and protesters following the funeral of Berkin Elvan, a 15-year-old boy.
The Guardian picture desk has chosen Turkish photographer Bulent Kilic, of AFP, as our hotly contested agency photographer of the year.
Here’s a look back over 2014 through his lens, showing unrest in Ukraine, the refugee crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border and the harrowing MH17 air crash.
Sanliurfa, Turkey, 23 September: A Syrian Kurdish woman crosses the border between Syria and Turkey
Hrabove, Ukraine, 2 August: A Ukrainian girl cries as she stands by her luggage after leaving her home near Donetsk.