A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A woman puts flowers into the sea to pray for victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Sendai, northern Japan. Japan marked the fifth anniversary of the disaster that claimed some 18,500 lives, flattened coastal communities and set off the worst nuclear crisis in a generation.
People hold a European Union flag stained with red paint as they protest in Madrid, Spain, against a possible deal between the EU and Turkey to return thousands of migrants. The poster shows a photograph of a refugee camp and reads in Spanish: "Shame."
A military honor guard arrives carrying the coffin during the funeral of Nancy Reagan at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. The former U.S. first lady died Sunday at age 94, 12 years after her beloved husband.
A Lithuanian soldier is seen behind a national flag being raised, during a celebration of the country's declaration of independence in Vilnius. Lithuania celebrated its 26th anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union, recalling seminal events that set the Baltic nation on a path to freedom and helped lead to the collapse of the U.S.S.R.