A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Members of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) campaign embrace each other in Abuja, Nigeria. A teenager kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago has been rescued, the first of more than 200 girls seized in a raid on their school in Chibok town to return from captivity in the insurgents' forest lair, officials said.
Sri Lanka Armed Forces personnel engage in a rescue operation at the landslide area where 16 people have been reported missing at Kalupahanawatte in Bulathkohupitiya, 97 kms from the capital, Colombo.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth is seen on a TV monitor as she delivers her speech during the opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London.
Policemen clash with demonstrators protesting against new emergency powers decreed this week by President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela.