A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Police hit a student protester in Letpadan. Myanmar police beat students with batons and detained some of them as they broke up a group of about 200 protesters who had been locked in a standoff with security forces for more than a week, a Reuters witness said. The students were protesting an education bill they say stifles academic independence.
Palestinian girls play at their family's house, that witnesses said was damaged by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war last summer, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.
A customer shops for shoes at a mall in Hefei, Anhui province, China.
Soldiers from German Bundeswehr Armed Forces with the 371st armored infantry battalion take position with a MILAN anti-tank rocket launcher during a media day at the barracks in Marienberg.