A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Ethnic Dong children wearing traditional costumes attend Duoye Festival, in Sanjiang, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.
The Waterford crystal ball is shown atop One Times Square during a media preview, Dec. 27, 2015, in New York. Hundreds of thousands of people in Times Square are expected to watch the ball drop at midnight on Dec. 31 to welcome the New Year.
Families of wounded Syrian opposition fighters wait for their release at the Lebanese border crossing point of Masnaa. Syrian opposition fighters, some in wheelchairs, on stretchers or using crutches left the Syrian mountain resort of Zabadani toward the Lebanon border, where they will be flown to Turkey.
An Afghan shopkeeper peers out through the broken windows of his shop near the site of a suicide car bomb attack in Kabul.