A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Downtown buildings rise above a low-level morning fog as Mount Rainier is seen some 80 miles in the distance, in this view from atop the Space Needle in Seattle.
French soldiers patrol near the Eiffel Tower in Paris as part of the highest level of "Vigipirate" security plan after a shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo.
Flowers are seen scattered on a broken pencil sand sculpture made by an artist in tribute to the victims of the shooting by gunmen at the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, at a beach in Mumbai, India.
A man watches the street from a window as icicles hang from the roof of his house in the Hacibayram district of Ankara, Turkey. Storms this week brought blizzards, rain and plummeting temperatures to the Middle East.