A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A participant is hit by an orange during an annual carnival battle in the northern Italian town of Ivrea, Italy.
People rush to plant the first joss stick of the Lunar New Year of the Monkey at the stroke of midnight at the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho temple in Singapore.
In the early morning, emergency rescuers continue to search for the missing in a collapsed building from an earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan. Rescuers found signs of live in the remains of the high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed over a dozen people and injured hundreds.
Mount Bromo spews volcanic materials into the air as seen from Ngadisari, East Java, Indonesia.