A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Spain's Ona Carbonell performs during the synchronized swimming solo free routine preliminary at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
A riot police officer peeks through shields following a clash with protesters marching towards the parliament in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, where Philippine's President Benigno Aquino delivers his final state of the nation address.
Ukrainian artist Dariya Marchenko works on a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin named "The Face of War" which is made out of 5,000 cartridges brought from the frontline in eastern Ukraine, in Kyiv.
Emergency services and civilians carry a serverely wounded man on a stretcher following an airstrike on Douma, a rebel-held suburb east of the Syrian capital Damascus.