A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A Belgian Army soldier patrols on a main boulevard in Brussels. Western leaders stepped up the rhetoric against the Islamic State groupy as residents of the Belgian capital awoke to largely empty streets and the city entered its second day under the highest threat level.
A voter wrapped in an Argentine flag presents his identification at a voting post during a runoff presidential election in Buenos Aires.
A woman tries to protect her daughter as refugees scuffle with the Greek police in their effort to reach the borderline with Macedonia, near the Greek village of Idomeni.
Internally displaced girls warm up by a stove in the Achin district of Afghanistan.
A view of one of the Petronas Towers is seen from a window of its twin building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev poses for pictures with tourists while sightseeing during his visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the East Asia Summit (EAS).
People walk past snow-covered shrubs at the Planten un Blomen park in Hamburg, northern Germany.
A jockey falls off during a traditional Barapan Kebo or buffalo races in Taliwang, on the island of Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.
A person holds an umbrella while walking past parked vehicles as it snows in Beijing, China.
Children play on the beach near the mouth of Rio Doce (Doce River), which was flooded with mud after a dam owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd burst, on the coast of Espirito Santo in Povoacao Village, Brazil.
Runners dance covered in colored powder after taking part in the Color Run of Caracas, Venezuela.