A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A handout picture released by the Jordanian Queen Rania's office shows her holding a placard during a demonstration in the capital Amman to express her solidarity with the pilot murdered by the Islamic State (IS) group.
Catholic bishops, from different Indian dioceses, participate in a candlelight protest against recent attacks on churches, in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru. Five churches in the Indian capital have reported incidents of arson, vandalism and burglary.
A member of the Ukrainian armed forces assists local residents onto a bus to flee the military conflict, in Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine. Convoys of buses converged from two sides on the town after separatist rebels and government forces appeared to have patched together a truce to allow civilians to be evacuated.
Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic of Sufi saint Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani at his shrine in Srinagar, India. Thousands of devotees thronged to the shrine which houses the relic on the Friday following the saint's Urs, or yearly commemoration.