A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Contingents march inside the national stadium during National Day celebrations in Singapore. Singapore celebrated its 51st anniversary as a republic under tight air, sea and land security after the discovery of an Indonesian extremist plot to attack the city-state.
Activist Irom Sharmila is taken back to a hospital after a court appearance in Imphal, in the north-eastern state of Manipur, India. The 44-year-old activist, who has been on a hunger strike for nearly 16 years to protest against alleged brutality by India's military, ended her fast today.
Joana Palacios (ARG) of Argentina competes in the women'ts 63kg weightlifting final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A Palestinian protester sits in front of national security force members during a protest in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails in the West Bank city of Ramallah.