A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Sergei Bobkov paints Siberian cedar nut oil onto a life-size sculpture of Pallas's Cat, also known in Russia as Manul Cat, southwest of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Bobkov made the sculpture from Siberian cedar wood shavings. It took him over four years to make.
A group of students stand for a photo wearing 1970s-style school uniforms as part of an educational program available to visitors to the Naksan 'art village' in Seoul, South Korea.
Workers and wine growers light heaters early in the morning to protect vineyards from frost damage outside Chablis, France.
A member of the Iraqi Federal Police walks next to a destroyed house after clashes with the Islamic State fighters in western Mosul, Iraq.