A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik works on a sand sculpture depicting drowned Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, 3, at Puri beach, some 65 kilometers away from Bhubaneswar. Photos of the child's lifeless body, lying on a beach in Bodrum, Turkey, have triggered a wave of emotion across the continent, despite deep divisions among European governments on how to deal with the crisis.
A rose is placed a the Kindertransport memorial outside of Liverpool Street Station in London. The statue is dedicated to remembering the effort by the U.K. prior to the outbreak of the World War II in taking in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children. PM David Cameron says Britain will welcome "thousands more" Syrian refugees, after an outpouring of emotion over the image of a Syrian toddler lying dead on a Turkish beach put him under pressure to act.
A protester uses his cellphone to take a photo during a demonstration against the poor quality of basic services, power outages and calling for trial of corrupt politicians in Baghdad, Iraq.
A girl (C) holds up a portrait of actor Johnny Depp in front of the entrance of the venue of the 72nd Venice Film Festival, northern Italy. Depp attended the red carpet event for the movie "Black Mass."