A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Miss World 2013, Megan Young of the Philippines (C), poses with 2014 event finalists during a publicity launch in central London November 25, 2014. The final of the 2014 edition of the pageant will take place in London on Dec. 14.
Pope Francis delivers his speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France.
A monk chants a Buddhist mantra in front of a public lottery counter in Tokyo, Japan. Lottery stand owners hire monks to conduct ritual purification on their stands for a big win.
A police officer guards a closed street along West Florissant Ave, where protesters and looters rampaged businesses following the grand jury decision not to indict a white policeman who shot dead the unarmed black teen Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri.