March 29, 2016

    Published March 29, 2016


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

    1

    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)

    2

    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.

    3

    Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) stand guard as sand blows in Xilin Gol League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

    4

    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.

    5

    A girl walks by a grafitti at the train station near the makeshift refugee camp at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni.

    6

    A Kashmiri fisherman rows his Shikara, or traditional boat, during sunset at the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir.

    7

    President Barack Obama holds up Stella Muñoz in the air at the egg roll station of the White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington, March 28, 2016. Thousands of children gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll. This year's event features live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling, and Easter egg rolling.

    8

    Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Canada skate during a practice session before the start of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

    9

    Cambodian police officers hold a python before handing it to members of the NGO WildAid, after it was recovered from smugglers, in Kandal province, outside Phnom Penh.

    10

    Migrants stand in line after disembarking from the Norwegian vessel Siem Pilot at Pozzallo's harbor, Italy.

    11

    Contestants ride during a camel race at "Temeenii bayar", the Camel Festival, in Dalanzadgad, Umnugobi aimag, Mongolia.

    12

    Tourists at Mai Khao Beach take pictures of a plane approaching the Phuket International Airport in Phuket, Thailand.

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