A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A 13-month-old chimp named Fumo carries a Christmas present of food treats in wrapping paper under his arm during a Christmas-themed feeding time at Sydney's Taronga Park Zoo, Australia.
David Wong, a 41-year-old cellist, performs in front of a wall posted with messages of support for pro-democracy protesters at the Admiralty district, Hong Kong.
People line the road as trucks carrying parts of the wreckage of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrive from Ukraine at Gilze-Rijen military base, Netherlands. The Boeing 777 plummeted from high altitude over eastern Ukraine on July 17, killing all 298 passengers and crew on board.
One of the polar bear twins plays with a pylon on their first birthday in their compound at the animal park Hellabrunn in Munich, southern Germany. The twins Nela and Nobby were born on Dec. 9, 2013.