A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Drummers perform during rehearsals at the Bird's Nest National Stadium ahead of the IAAF Athletics World Championships in Beijing, China.
Cheerleaders rehearse on the track at the Bird's Nest Stadium in preparation for the upcoming World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China.
Young pigs walk down the aisle of a Casino supermarket in Sarlat, southwestern France, after farmers released them during a demonstration at the supermarket.
Villagers stand on a road damaged by flooding after a heavy rainstorm in Xuyong county, Luzhou, Sichuan province, China. According to local media, at least 11 people were killed, 13 people are missing due to the rainstorm.