A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Shiite clerics and members of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Moblisation units) mourn the death of a religious member of their community. Sheikh Mohannad al-Mayahi, who died of his wounds two months after he was injured in the conflict in Mosul.
A member of a minstrel troupe marches in the city center of Cape Town during the annual Tweede Nuwe Jaar (Second New Year) Cape Town Minstrels Carnival.
Rescue workers stand at the scene after a bus crashed with a truck and careened off a cliff along a sharply curving highway north of Lima, Peru.
A woman takes photographs as waves crash over the tidal wall along the seafront in New Brighton, north west England.