A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Displaced residents evacuate a West Mosul neighborhood during the government-led offensive to retake Iraq's second largest city from Islamic State militants.
Swiss Guards stand at attention prior to the arrival of Lebanese President Michel Aoun for a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
Villagers whose feet are cast in cement blocks sit on a bench as part of a four-day protest to draw attention to what they say is environmental damage to their farmland from a cement factory, in Rembang, Central Java, outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Stars twinkle in the night sky over the treetops of a forest in Frankfurt, Germany.