A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Displaced residents evacuate the situation of a West Mosul neighborhood during the government-led offensive to retake Iraq's second largest city from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists.
Swiss Guards stand at attention prior to Lebanon's President Michel Aoun arrival to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
Villagers whose feet are cast in cement blocks sit, on a bench as part of a four-day protest to draw attention to what they say is environmental damage to their farmland from a cement factory, in Rembang, Central Java, outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Stars twinkle in the night sky over the treetops of a forest in Frankfurt (oder), western Germany.