A look at the best news photos from around the world.
A supporter of Kashmiri lawmaker Sheikh Abdul Rashid, also known as Engineer Rashid, attempts to jump from a police vehicle after he was detained by Indian police during a protest in Srinagar, India. Dozens of supporters of Rashid were detained by police during a protest against the arrest of former Delhi University lecturer (SAR) Syed Abdul Rehman Geelani and also against the deaths of two youths in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, protesters said.
A H-IIA rocket, carrying X-ray astronomy satellite "ASTRO-H", lifts off from the launch pad at Tanegashima Space Center on the Japanese southwestern island of Tanegashima, in this photo taken by Kyodo.
A man looks at the graves in Mytilene, Greece, at a graveyard for refugees and migrants who drowned in their attempt to cross the Aegean sea from Turkey to the island of Lesbos.
Trucks are seen on a highway near the Kulata border crossing between Bulgaria and Greece, Bulgaria. Bulgarian truckers staged a counter-blockade at a checkpoint on the country's border with Greece, after Greek protesters failed to keep a promise to lift their own blockade for a few hours a day.