A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Kamchatka Brown Bear Mascha stands beside a Christmas tree, decorated with fruits and fish, at Hagenbecks zoo in Hamburg, northern Germany.
Lightning can be seen as a large storm front crosses over the Sydney, Australia, suburb of Wakehurst. A severe thunderstorm hit parts of Sydney Friday afternoon and damaged more than 100 properties.
Supporters of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, celebrate in the streets of Nairobi following the International Criminal Court's ruling to drop crimes against humanity charges against him, at the ICC courts at the Hague.
The "Black Vultures" art installation by artist Cristina Planas line a street in Villa Wetlands, a protected natural area south of Lima, Peru. The installation, made up of vultures sculpted on dead palm trees, represent workers collecting garbage from different areas of the city and is displayed as part of the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP 20.