A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Family members of U.S. Embassy employees look out at the staging area before the start of a flag-raising ceremony, at the newly opened U.S. Embassy, in Havana, Cuba.
A woman places candles before a prayer ceremony for victims killed in the explosions Thursday at the Binhai new district, at Chaoyin Temple, Tianjin, China. The two huge blasts killed 56 people.
A girl, with her face painted in the tri-color Indian flag, smiles as she waits to perform during celebrations in a school on the eve of Independence Day in Jammu. India commemorates its independence in 1947 from British colonial rule on Saturday.
A fair-goer places a vote for U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson during the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. Candidates are addressing attendees at the Iowa State Fair on the Des Moines Register Presidential Soapbox stage.