A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Smoke and fire billow during a controlled explosion by Yemeni experts to destroy bombs and mines laid by Houthi rebels in the southern city of Aden.
Gunnery sergeant Christopher Willingham, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, poses with retired U.S. Marine dog Lucca, after Lucca received the PDSA Dickin Medal, awarded for animal bravery, equivalent of the Victoria Cross, at Wellington Barracks in London. The 12-year-old German Shepherd lost her leg on 23 March 2012, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, after she discovered a 30-pound improvised explosive device. As she searched for additional IEDs, a second device detonated, instantly blasting her front left leg. Lucca completed more than 400 separate missions in Iraq and Afghanistan during six years of active service protecting the lives of thousands of troops.
People demonstrate against Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson in Reykjavik, Iceland, April 4, 2016, after a leak of documents — the so-called Panama Papers —stoked anger over his wife owning a tax haven-based company with large claims on the country's collapsed banks. Gunnlaugsson became the first major casualty of the Panama Papers' revelations, stepping down Tuesday.
Counterterrorism forces escort people fleeing their homes during clashes between Iraqi security forces and the Islamic State group in Hit, 85 miles (140 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq.