A look at the best news photos from around the world.
The urn with the ashes of Cuban leader Fidel Castro is driven through the streets of Havana starting a final four-day journey across the country. The "caravan of freedom" makes symbolic stops along the 950-kilometer (590-mile) trek that will end in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba over the weekend.
Riot police use pepper sprays to disperse demonstrators during a protest against a fire in a dormitory that killed 11 people in the southern city of Adana, in Ankara, Turkey.
An elderly Kashmiri Muslim man prays on dried leaves on a cold and foggy day in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir.
People pass a giant condom on a pedestrian street in Cologne, Germany, to promote safer sex prior the World AIDS Day on Dec. 1.