UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage reads a leaflet given to him by an anti-UKIP protester as he campaigns in Ramsgate in south east England on the eve of a general election in Britain.
An Afghan policeman stands in a window of the Hazrat-e-Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque, in Mazar-i-Sharif
Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds, Britain. Britain will go to the polls in a national election on Thursday.
A malnourished child rescued by Nigerian soldiers from the Islamist militants Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest rests on the ground at Malkohi refugee camp in Yola
Pizza Express has created pizzas showing portraits of the leaders of the main political parties (left to right David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg) to celebrate this year’s General Election campaign. The prime minister’s portrait uses 89 olives to illustrate his customary dark suit and three stems of asparagus for his tie, while the deputy PM’s image uses a variety of peppers in his party colours. The leader of the opposition’s pizza portrait features Labour’s party colour using chillies, red peppers, cherry tomatoes and pepperoni
A man takes a picture of Russian Air Force fighter jets as they fly over Moscow during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade which will take place at Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday
A Kashmiri shopkeeper reads a newspaper outside his closed shop during a strike in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) called for a shutdown on Monday to protest the government’s alleged failure to rehabilitate flood-hit traders
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron walks back onto his Conservative Party campaign bus after a factory visit whilst campaigning in Pendle in northern England
Leicester Morrismen dance during May Day celebrations at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford. The May Day Morris celebration is a traditional rite thought to be connected to changing seasons and fertility.
An elderly stands in the ruins of his damaged home in Paslang village in Gorkha, Nepal. The Earthquake that has claimed more than 6,300 lives
Protesters clash with police in Philadelphia on Thursday. The event in Philadelphia follows days of unrest in Baltimore amid Freddie Gray’s police-custody death.
After having his lunch, a man relaxes in front of a store in Masaya, Nicaragua
Democratic Unionist Party Westminster candidate Ian Paisley Jr jumps over a roundabout sign whilst out canvassing in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland. Son of the late Ian Paisley
Earthquake survivor Pema Lama, 15, is rescued by the Armed Police Force from the collapsed Hilton Hotel, the result of an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal
Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party’s final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland
Protesters demonstrate ahead of a 10pm curfew in Baltimore, Maryland. The curfew was imposed after unrest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez help make a crumble at Ivy Lane Primary School as he canvasses with local Liberal Democrat candidate for Chippenham Duncan Hames on Wednesday in Chippenham, England
A snack and fruit vendor waits for customers near the advertisement board of a shopping mall and apartment building in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The country is set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War on Thursday
Nepalese soldiers stand next to wrecked buildings at Durbar square, a UNESCO world heritage site that was badly damaged by the earthquake, in the historical centre of Kathmandu, Nepal
A protester walks through tear gas as police enforced a mandatory, city-wide curfew of 10pm near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire on Monday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland