A look at the best news photos from around the world.
People gather in solidarity of the victims of a terror attack against French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, France. Masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" stormed the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor, before escaping in a getaway car.
A Syrian refugee boy reacts as he stands barefoot on snow outside a tent at a refugee camp in Zahle, in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon. A storm buffeted the Middle East with blizzards, rain and strong winds, keeping people at home across much of the region and raising concerns for Syrian refugees facing freezing temperatures in flimsy shelters.
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Hakuho performs the New Year's ring-entering rite at the annual celebration for the New Year at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo,Japan.
Palestinian children look out through a hole covered with a blanket in their family house, that witnesses said was damaged by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war last summer, in the east of Gaza City.