A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Javier Yanez stands on his balcony where he hung a U.S. and Cuban flag in Old Havana, Cuba. After the surprise announcement on Wednesday of the restoration of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the U.S., many Cubans said they hope it will mean greater access to jobs and help their struggling economy.
A Pakistani legislator places flowers at a memorial in Islamabad for the children and teachers killed by Taliban militants in army-run school in Peshawar on Tuesday.
Supporters of the Gulen movement wave Turkish flags as they gather outside the Justice Palace in Istanbul. A Turkish court kept a media executive and three other people in custody on Friday on accusations of belonging to a terrorist group.
A young Indian seller takes a break from work in Bangalore. Despite Christians making up a little over two percent of the population in India, Christmas is celebrated with enthusiasm throughout the country.