A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Snowdrifts create a beautiful setting as a man tries to dig out his driveway on Bowen Road in Lancaster, New York. A lake-effect snow storm dumped 1.5 meters of snow in areas across western New York. Nearly another meter of snow is expected to fall in the area, bringing almost a years' worth of snow in three days.
Students take down security barriers placed by British police on Parliament Square during a protest against university tuition fees in London.
A Syrian Kurdish refugee woman from the Kobani area holds a baby at a camp in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been attacked by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.
Pakistani children, who were displaced with their families from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting between the Taliban and the army, play cricket in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.