A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A rescue worker is lifted into an helicopter at the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France, . The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and internationally rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps, ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the cockpit door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said.
Flags representing some of the nationalities of the victims are seen as family members and relatives gather near the crash site of an Airbus A320 in the French Alps.
British television presenter Jeremy Clarkson (C) is surrounded by media personnel as he leaves his home on a bicycle in London. The BBC announced that it was dropping one of its most popular presenters, "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson, for physically attacking a producer.
Buddhist believers perform during a "three steps one bow" ceremony in central Seoul to urge the government to salvage the sunken ferry Sewol as soon as possible.