A look at the best news photos from around the world.
An Olive Ridley turtle returns to sea after nesting, at Rushikullya beach in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. Hundreds of Olive Ridleys, a species of sea turtles, arrive annually on India's east coast for mass nesting.
Hostesses prepare tea for members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) ahead of the closing ceremony of the CPPCC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Flowers covered in volcanic ash are seen after an eruption of Turrialba volcano, at El Roble near Turrialba, Costa Rica. The volcano belched a column of gas and ash up to 3,280 feet (1 km) into the air on Thursday in its most powerful eruption in two decades, and local authorities started to evacuate residents from the surrounding area.
Supporters of the Israel's center-left Zionist Union party wear T-shirts bearing the names of the party's co-leaders, Isaac Herzog, also known by his nickname, Buji, and Tzipi Livni, during a campaign stop in the southern city of Ashdod. The center-left opposition is poised for an upset victory in national elections next week, with the last opinion polls before the March 17 vote giving it a solid lead over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party.