A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A full moon, known as the Blue Moon, is seen next to the Statue of Liberty in New York. The Blue Moon effect refers to the second full moon in a calendar month.
Local residents perform ahead of the International Olympic Committee's announcement of the winning city for the 2022 Winter Olympics bid, at a square in Chongli county of Zhangjiakou, jointly bidding to host the Games with China's capital, Beijing. Beijing becomes the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games.
Angelina Jolie, right, pays respect to Buddhist novice monks upon arrival at a monastery to meet with religious leaders from the Myanmar Interfaith Group in Yangon. The Hollywood actress arrived in Myanmar, for her first visit to the country Thursday to learn more about the situation in the country and encourage efforts to build a peaceful and inclusive future for all its people.
A Palestinian man inspects a house that was badly damaged in a suspected attack by Jewish extremists on two houses at Duma village near the West Bank city of Nablus. The fire in the Palestinian home killed an 18-month-old baby and seriously injured several other family members, an act that Israel's prime minister described as terrorism.