A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Volcanic lightning is seen at an eruption of Mount Sakurajima, in this photo taken from Tarumizu city, Kagoshima prefecture, southwestern Japan. (Kyodo photo)
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (C) addresses media and supporters from the balcony of Ecuador's embassy in central London. In a report released Friday, a United Nations panel finds Assange has been 'arbitrarily detained.'
A pedestrian passes in front of an American flag as snow falls in Manchester, New Hampshire. Stoic New Englanders doggedly went about their business as a winter storm, that could drop close to a foot of snow in some areas, struck the region ahead of the state's presidential primary vote next week.
An activist holds a banner with a portrait of Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh as he demonstrates outside the Dutch embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine. The activists demand that Dutch people ignore what they say is propaganda, ahead of an upcoming Dutch Ukraine-EU Association Agreement.