A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Smoke rises after an explosion at a chemical plant that produces paraxylene, or PX, used in making polyester fiber and plastics, in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China.
President Barack Obama makes a face as he reads "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak, during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll. This year’s event featured live music, cooking stations, storytelling, and of course, some Easter egg roll.
People enjoy a picnic in Rome's Villa Pamphilii park, Italy, on Easter Monday.
Kashmiri women weep as they watch the funeral procession of Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, an Indian policeman, in Arigam, south of Srinagar. Three unarmed policemen including Wani were killed in south Kashmir after suspected separatist militants opened fire on them during their visit to a neighboring village for investigating a land dispute, police said.