A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A boy carries a cross during Epiphany Day celebrations in Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Orthodox priests throughout the country bless the waters by throwing a cross into it as worshippers try to retrieve it, with a strong belief that catching the cross brings health and prosperity to the person who catches it.
Women carry gas cylinders to fill them at a distribution point in Cairo. Egypt is going through its worst energy crisis in decades and is seeking fresh sources of natural gas.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe touches the Western Wall during a visit to the Old City of Jerusalem.
Indian Hindu devotees walk across a pontoon bridge at the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, on the eve of “Mauni Amavasya” or new moon day, considered the most auspicious date of bathing during the annual month-long Hindu religious fair “Magh Mela” in Allahabad.