A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Arctic sea ice is at a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second straight year. At 5.607 million square miles, it is the lowest maximum extent in the satellite record, and 431,000 square miles below the 1981 to 2010 average maximum extent. (NASA Goddard's Scientific Visualization Studio/C. Starr)
A man, leaves the hijacked aircraft of Egyptair from the pilot's window after landing at Larnaca airport in Cyprus. The plane was hijacked while flying from the Egyptian Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria to the capital, Cairo, and later landed in Cyprus where some of the women and children were allowed to get off the aircraft, according to Egyptian and Cypriot officials. The hijacker was arrested later after hours of negotiations.
Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) stand guard as sand blows in Xilin Gol League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.
Palestinians look at the remains of a school project that was funded by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) and was demolished by Israeli forces, in Khirbet Tana near the West Bank city of Nablus.