A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A brand ambassador tests Samsung's Gear VR headset at the Samsung Galaxy booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
A protester holding a Bahraini flag confronts a riot police vehicle in an attempt to stop it from entering the village of Bilad Al Qadeem. Bahraini police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to scatter protesters who gathered outside the home of Sheikh Ali Salman, a Shi'ite Muslim opposition leader, witnesses said, after he was placed in custody for another 15 days.
The hearse car carrying the casket of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo is escorted by members of the New York State Police as it arrives at St. Ignatius Loyola Church for funeral service in Manhattan, New York City.
A dog called Snowball, rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea, settles into the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria shelter. A total of 23 dogs destined to be killed for human consumption in South Korea are being imported into the United States this week to be put up for adoption as pets, in the first such dog rescue of its kind.