A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A South Carolina state police honor guard lowers the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds in Columbia. Republican Governor Nikki Haley presided over the event after signing the historic legislation to remove the flag the day before.
Huge waves are seen as typhoon Chan-hom approaches near Wenling, east China's Zhejiang province. Chan-hom lashed Japan's Okinawa island chain as it pushed towards Taiwan and onto China, leaving more than 20 people injured.
A woman cry next to coffins of her relatives who were victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Potocari, at the Bosnia and Herzegovina Memorial Center Potocari, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bodies of 136 recently identified victims will be buried on July 11, the anniversary of the massacre.
Faithful gather outside Santa Cruz Rehabilitation Center-Palmasola in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Pope Francis ventured into the violent, overcrowded and gang-ridden prison that even houses small children living with their parents, and urged inmates not to despair.