Members of the German parliament vote on financial help for Greece at the German parliament, the Bundestag in Berlin on Friday. Germany‘s Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece’s financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens. Lawmakers voted 542-32 to back the bailout extension. There were 13 abstentions.
South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw leaps in the air to play a shot during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match against the West Indies in Sydney, Australia
Palestinian children play on the roof of a wrecked car, next to the rubble of their home that was destroyed in the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants last summer, in the village of Khuza’a, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip
Chinese People’s Liberation Army soldiers train in the snow in Heihe, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. China‘s military training this year will focus on “improving fighting capacity” to win “local wars”, the defence ministry said, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes.
A man holding an umbrella crosses the street in a business district in Tokyo, Japan
Passengers on a train on the outskirts of New Delhi. India will increase investment in its overloaded railway network to Rs8.5tn ($137bn) over the next five years, the government said on Thursday.
Commissioned art adorns an office building in Walsall, West Midlands. The UK general election takes place on May 7.
Men inspect the damage at a site hit by what activists said were two barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Shaar neighbourhood.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with the prime minister of Sweden Stefan Lofven after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany
Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung throws an object at Hong Kong’s financial secretary John Tsang to demand a universal retirement protection scheme during the annual budget report at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong
Caridad Vidal waits for a bus in downtown Havana after performing at her dance school marking the 120th anniversary of the start of Cuba’s last independence war against Spain
Sporting Cristal’s Jorge Cazulo bicycle kicks the ball during the Peruvian football team’s Copa Libertadores match against Venezuela ‘s Deportivo Táchira in Lima, Peru
A presidential “Evzon” stands guard (L) as Giorgos Paganis, 52, a marble craftsman from the island of Tinos, adds the words “Mediterranean” and “Aegean” onto the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, under a list of places where Greeks fought modern history battles, outside the parliament in central Athens. Greece sent a list of economic reform plans to European institutions and the International Monetary Fund around midnight, a source close to the European Commission said on Tuesday.
The glow of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, is seen in the horizon in the Kawartha Lakes region, southern Ontario. The colorful cosmic display of the northern lights is rarely seen in Ontario.
Berber villages in the snowy foothills of the High Atlas mountains in Morocco. Villagers make their living farming, herding cattle, and making and selling honey, olive oil and pottery. Extreme weather and erosion causing flooding and landslides have led to a drop in agricultural productivity
Acrobatic pilots perform at the Australian International Airshow at the Avalon Airfield in the city of Lara, southwest of Melbourne. 180,000 patrons were expected through the gates over the duration of the event.
Shaolin monks pose for a photograph in Chinatown in London, England, on Monday. The monks practice Shaolin Kung Fu, which is believed to be the oldest institutionalised style of kung fu, and are demonstrating their skills while touring the UK
A couple on bicycles in Seoul, South Korea, wear masks as the city is covered with thick haze caused by yellow dust. The Seoul metropolitan government issued a dust warning, urging people to stay indoors.
A Hindu devotee bathes at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati in Allahabad, India
Villagers watch a dog fight during Chinese Spring Festival in Yuncheng, Shanxi province.