A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A woman paints earthen lamps which are used to decorate temples and homes during Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Kolkata.
Pakistani children collect recyclable items from a garbage dumb in Islamabad. They work from sunrise to dusk to earn money for their families.
A North Korean traffic police woman is framed by a window of a passing vehicle as she walks past commuters waiting at a bus stop at the end of a workday in Pyongyang.
A peshmerga convoy drives towards a frontline in Khazer, about 30 kilometers east of Mosul. The Iraqi military and the country's Kurdish forces say they launched operations to the south and east of militant-held Mosul early Monday morning.