A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Faithful reach for Pope Francis' hand, center, during an audience with Roma, Sinti and others itinerant group members, at the Vatican.
A rescue worker carries a child who was injured during an earthquake, at a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. A powerful earthquake struck a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan, shaking the capital Kabul, as shockwaves were felt in northern India and in Pakistan's capital, where hundreds of people ran out of buildings as the ground rolled beneath them.
Members of a Chinese guard of honor march during a welcome ceremony for Dutch King Willem-Alexander outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
A couple enjoys the autumn weather in Moscow's Kolomenskoye park, Russia.