January 17, 2016

    Published January 17, 2016


    A look at the best news photos from around the world.

    1

    A sledding dog is covered in ice after spending the night in the open air with his musher at the polar base of Val-Cenis, as they ready for the next stage of the 12th edition of "La Grande Odyssee" sledding race across the Alps in Val Cenis Lanslevillard, France.

    2

    Turkish riot police use a water cannon to disperse Kurdish demonstrators during a protest in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, against a curfew in Sur district and security operations in the region.

    3

    Children look for recyclable plastic in a canal in Peshawar, Pakistan.

    4

    A boy aims an RPG at a weapons exhibition during a military show in St.Petersburg, Russia.

    5

    Muslim devotees pray after boarding over-crowded trains on the last day of an Islamic congregations’ second and final phase in Tongi, 20 kilometers (13 miles) north of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

    6

    A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of domestic animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, Jan. 16, 2016.

    7

    A man walks with a child after snowfall at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford, central England.

    8

    A laborer carries a bundle of red roses at a wholesale flower market in Lahore, Pakistan.

    9

    Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway crashes into the barrier after winning the men's Alpine Skiing World Cup slalom in Wengen, Switzerland.

    10

    A jay picks kernels in the forest on outskirts of Novogrudok, 150 km (93 miles) west of the capital Minsk, Belarus.

    11

    A woman dressed up as "The Milkmaid" by Johannes Vermeer picks tulips that were placed in front of the Royal Palace at the Dam Square to celebrate the beginning of the tulip season in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Jan. 16, 2016.

    12

    Driver Nico Walther, foreground, with Marko Huebenbecker, Christian Poser and Eric Franke, of Germany, celebrates after winning the four-man bobsled World Cup race, in Park City, Utah, USA, Jan. 16, 2016.

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