A look at the best news photos from around the world.
The red ribbon, the international symbol for AIDS awareness highlighted on the skyscrapers on Arbat street during a campaign to mark World AIDS Day in Moscow, Russia.
Nepalese women and children from “Maiti Nepal”, a rehabilitation center for victims of sex trafficking, light candles on the eve of World AIDS Day in Kathmandu, Nepal, Nov. 30, 2015.
A Lebanese policeman, center, who was kidnapped by Nusra Front, hugs his mother, left, upon his arrival at the government palace, in Beirut. Syria's al-Qaida branch released a group of Lebanese troops held captive for over a year as part of a Qatar-brokered swap that involved Lebanon setting free at least 11 prisoners wanted by the militants, including a former wife of the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Visitors use mobile phones to take pictures and videos of a flag raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square amid heavy smog in Beijing, China.