A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A gull tries to land on an occupied pole at the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany.
Members of the National Ballet of China perform The Peony Pavilion as part of the Out of Asia 2 season showcasing Asian art at Sadler's Wells theatre in London, Britain.
Emma Morano, thought to be the world's oldest person and the last to be born in the 1800s, blows candles during her 117th birthday in Verbania, northern Italy.
Syrian families, fleeing from various eastern districts of Aleppo, queue to get onto governmental buses in the government-held eastern neighborhood of Jabal Badro. The Syrian government offensive to recapture rebel-held Aleppo sparked international alarm, with the U.N. saying nearly 16,000 people had fled the assault and more could follow.