A look at the best news photos from around the world.
People pay their respects at the tribute area of Singapore General Hospital following the death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew. Lee - one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics - died at the age of 91 at the hospital, the government said.
An Afghan family travels on a motorcycle to celebrate Nowruz which marks the Afghan New Year on the outskirts of Mazari-i-Sharif.
A mourner watches the burial ceremony for seven children from the Sassoon family in Jerusalem. The seven children from the Orthodox Jewish family died when flames ripped through their Brooklyn home in one of New York City's deadliest fires in years, officials said.
Civilians walk near upright buses barricading a street as protection from snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's rebel-controlled Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood.