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.
The Yakovlevs, a UK based aerobatic team flying Russian designed Yakovlev aircrafts, make a formation in the shape of a heart from a trail of smoke during the third day of Aero India 2015 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore, India.
Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne (R), and London Mayor, Boris Johnson, announce their Long Term Economic Plan for London, at the Tate Modern in London.
An Indian homeless man sleeps covered in a blanket early morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India. There are over hundred thousand homeless people in New Delhi who live on the streets, braving extreme weather and economic hardship, according to local reports.
Judges of the normal hill ski jumping competition look out of windows at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden. The individual competition postponed to later in the day due to heavy winds.
Japanese college graduates shout in a display of self-encouragement during a job-hunting rally at an outdoor theatre in Tokyo. Some 1500 graduates from Japanese vocational schools attended a pep rally designed to boost their morale as they break into the job market this year.
Chinese artists perform a dragon dance at a local amusement park during celebrations for the Lunar New Year in Beijing, China. The Chinese Lunar New Year of the Sheep also known as the Spring Festival, which is based on the Lunisolar Chinese calendar, is celebrated from the first day of the first month of the lunar year and ends with Lantern Festival on the Fifteenth day.
A rebel fighter carries his weapon as he walks in front of a rainbow in Ratian village, north of Aleppo, after what the rebels said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad that attempted to advance in the village but failed.
Model Amanda Lepore arrives before The Blonds 2015 collection show during New York Fashion Week in the Manhattan borough of New York