A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Terry Virts and Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore venture outside the International Space Station for their third spacewalk in eight days. Virts and Wilmore completed installing 400 feet of cable and several antennas associated with the Common Communications for Visiting Vehicles system known as C2V2.
Iraqi government forces and allied militias fire weaponry from a position in the northern part of Diyala province, bordering Salaheddin province, as they take part in an assault to retake the city of Tikrit from jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) group.
Student protesters shout inside a monastery compound after police surrounded the monastery apparently to prevent them from proceeding with a protest march against an academic law to Yangon from Letpadan, north of Yangon, Myanmar, to protest against an academic law.
Performers spray molten iron against a concrete wall to celebrate the upcoming Lantern Festival in Nuanquan town of Yuxian County, Hebei province, China, March 1, 2015.