A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Egyptian policemen guard the scene of the El Sayad restaurant which was attacked in Cairo. More than a dozen were killed and wounded in the fire-bombing. Reports said three men on a motorcycle threw Molotov cocktails into the club in the Agouza district and then fled.
Smoke rises over the city of Taormina, Italy, during an eruption of the Mt. Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, near Catania.
A memorial is seen near the Inland Regional Center as the community remembers those injured and killed during a mass shooting Wednesday at the center in San Bernardino, California.
A man carries gas canisters through floodwaters on a street in Chennai, India. Thousands of rescuers are racing to evacuate victims of the Tamil Nadu flooding, which has claimed nearly 300 lives since Nov. 9.