A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Elephants spray villagers with water in celebration of the Songkran water festival in Thailand's Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok. Songkran, the most celebrated festival of the year, marks the start of Thailand's traditional New Year.
Arabian Oryx walk at the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary in Umm Al-Zamool, some 290 kilometers south of Abu Dhabi near the Saudi Arabia-UAE border. The sanctuary stretches over an estimated 8,900 square kilometers and currently hosts nearly 155 of the species, which were reintroduced into its natural habitat in a five-year conservation plan, after fears of extinction.
A schoolgirl from the Karima Girls School sheds a tear after the group sang tribute songs for student Angela Nyokabi Githakwa, 22, who previously went to the school and was killed in the Garissa University College attack, during the funeral service in the village of Mutunguru, Kenya.
Jordan Spieth of the U.S. walks up the eighth fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia.