A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A Bichon Frise is groomed in the benching area prior to judging at the 2016 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in the Manhattan borough of New York City.
Revelers attend the traditional "battle of flowers" carnival event in Villefranche-sur-Mer, southeastern France.
A hot-air balloon flies against a sunrise during Lucknow Balloon Festival in Lucknow, India.
Ugandan opposition leader and presidential candidate Kizza Besigye, center, is surrounded by his bodyguards after being overcome by tear gas fired at them by riot police, as they attempted to walk along a street in downtown Kampala, Uganda. Riot police arrested Besigye and later released him.