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 on at the graveyard in Mytilene, Greece, 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. 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.