A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Motorists cover their faces as thick ashes blanket Tiga Pancur village in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, after the Mount Sinabung volcano erupted.
Britain's Prince Philip, in his role as Captain General, Royal Marines, attends a parade marking the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge, on the Buckingham Palace Forecourt, in London. The 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth made his final solo appearance at the official engagement, before retiring from active public life.
A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter flies over the site of a Taliban attack in Kandahar, Afghanistan. A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of foreign forces in the country's restive southern province, causing casualties, officials said.
A man carrying prayer flags offered by devotees climbs to hang them along the Boudhanath Stupa, a UNESCO world heritage site famous among tourists, in Kathmandu, Nepal.