A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A Bahraini anti-government protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by riot police during clashes in Karzakan village, Bahrain, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Clashes erupted after the funeral for an elderly man killed in an explosion Tuesday. (AP Photo/
Palestinian honor guard carries the coffin of the late cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain during the funeral procession at the Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Israeli and Palestinian pathologists disagreed on whether a blow to the body or a bad heart was the main cause of death of Ziad Abu Ain who collapsed shortly after scuffling with Israeli troops during a West Bank protest.
A horse and driver take a lap on a snowy morning during training on the harness track at Saratoga Casino and Raceway in Saratoga Springs, New York.
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama smiles as President Barack Obama arrives with sacks of toys and gifts from the Executive Office of the President staff to donate to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Campaign in Washington, Dec. 10, 2014.