A look at the best news photos from around the world.
The Iraqi army fires toward Islamic State militant positions in Mosul, from the village of Adhbah, south of Mosul.
A dozen Lebanese women, dressed as brides in white wedding dresses - stained with fake blood and bandages all over thier bodies - protest against a law that allows a rapist to get away with his crime if he marries the survivor, in front of the government building in downtown Beirut.
Taliban militants, who were arrested by Afghan security forces, arrive during a presentation to the media in Jalalabad city.
Supporters of India's popular politician and former film actress Jayaram Jayalalithaa react as they watch the casket carrying her body pass in a funeral procession in Chennai. Jayalalithaa, chief minister of Tamil Nadu state, died overnight following a heart attack a day earlier.