A look at the best news photos from around the world.
People walk behind the fence of the Christmas sphere erected at the Manezhnaya Square, just outside the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia. Organizers claim 9.5-meter (31 feet) high sphere is the biggest in the world.
A plainclothes policewoman searches female passengers, travelling to Nairobi, for weapons in the town of Mandera at Kenya-Somalia border.
A laborer works on top of scaffolding at a construction site in Beijing, China.
Three-month-old baby orangutan Bulu Mata is prepared to travel to his new home, the Monkey World of Dorset, United Kingdom, by his Hungarian nurse Bernedett Marschalko at the Zoo and Botanic Garden in Budapest.