A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Workers carry a rope to a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in the western Indian state of Gujarat.
Soldiers from the guard of honor awaiting the arrival of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande for a joint Franco-German cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany.
Relatives mourn during the funeral of the victims who died after a hillside collapsed onto a house at Ledhan village, west of Srinagar. Heavy rains and a landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir killed 17 people, police said as Indian authorities continued working to rescue stranded villagers, with unseasonal rains raising fears of flash floods in the mountainous north.
Japan's Shinji Okazaki (R) and Uzbekistan's Lutfulla Turaev dive into the net after Japan's Gaku Shibasaki (not in picture) scored during their international friendly soccer match in Tokyo.