In Pictures

Day in pictures: 19 February 2015

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world during the past 24 hours.

Image caption A juggler entertains drivers at a busy junction in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Image caption Ukrainian soldiers who left the strategically important town of Debaltseve yesterday prepare to return to support the further withdrawal of their forces. A ceasefire deal was agreed in Minsk last week but fighting around Debaltseve has continued.
Image caption Hundreds of thousands of people took part in a march in Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital, a month after the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman. In torrential rain they demanded justice for Mr Nisman, who had been investigating the government in relation to the bombing of a Jewish centre in 1994. It is not clear whether he killed himself or was murdered.
Image caption Skywalkers on Boeing Stearman biplanes during an aerobatics display at the Aero India 2015 show at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.
Image caption An Oscar statue gets a dusting of gold paint during preparations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards this coming weekend at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California.
Image caption The hair of a catwalk model receives a touch of paint backstage before the Jeremy Scott autumn/winter 2015 collection presentation at New York Fashion Week.
Image caption Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen puts his Ferrari through its paces on the first day of winter testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Montmelo, Spain.
Image caption Polar bear cubs follow their mother to venture outside in their enclosure for the first time since they were born in November at Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen, the Netherlands. A third cub died soon after birth.
Image caption Riders competing in the final of the women's point race at the Track Cycling World Championships in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near the French capital Paris.