A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A police officer keeps an eye on demonstrators as a water canon clears barricades in the Nyakabyga district of Bujumbura, Burundi. Days of deadly clashes have rocked Burundi since the ruling party nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to stand for reelection on April 25 for a potential third term in office.
A participant in the Mud Day event throws a bucket of mud at a friend during the Mud Day run in Beynes, west of Paris. Thousands of runners competed in a circuit of approximately 13 kilometers (8 miles) with over 20 obstacles, most of them set in mud.
Refugees gather to watch the arrival of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres at the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. The camp currently houses some 350,000 people and for more than 20 years has been home to generations of Somalis who have fled their homeland wracked by conflicts. Kenya's government has asked UNHCR to close the camp after an attack on Kenya’s Garissa University by Somalia-based al-Shabab gunmen in April, whom are suspected to have planned and launched their attack from the camp.
A worker installs a wreath of poppies on top of the 102-meter Motherland Monument in Kyiv, Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis in WWII. Ukraine is for the first time this year marking two holidays for the victory anniversary, with a day of remembrance on May 8 and Victory Day on May 9.