A look at the best news photos from around the world.
People gather in St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy, to watch the "Angel's flight" as a woman dressed in traditional costume descends from the bell tower into St. Mark Square, one of the highlights of the Venice Carnival.
A Filipino trooper inspects the alignment of a guard of honor during rehearsals for the arrival of Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the Villamor Air Base in suburban Pasay, south of Manila, the Philippines.
A woman takes pictures of the frozen lakeside due to the strong wind conditions in Geneva, Switzerland.
Members of North Korea's Ministry of the People's Armed Forces (MPAF) dance during a celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the regular revolutionary armed forces of Korea, at an undisclosed location in Pyongyang in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).