A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A Syrian boy stands against a wall covered in bullet holes, in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus.
Kashmiri Muslim women pray upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed during Meeraj-un-Nabi, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar. The festival marks the rising of Prophet Mohammed to Heaven.
A woman carries clay pots to fill them with drinking water on a hot summer day, on the outskirts of Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.
Cuirassier presidential guards descend the steps of the monument to the unknown soldier during a ceremony to mark Italy's Liberation day, in Rome, Italy.