Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Malaysia’s home affairs minister, takes a selfie alongside Hishamuddin Tun Hussein, defence minister, and Ahmad Shabery Cheek, communications and multimedia minister, as they attend the opening ceremony of Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) leaders at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia
Nepalese army personnel clear the debris of a collapsed house as they carry out rescue operations following Saturday’s earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal
Deputy Prime minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg is photographed during an interview on a train. Clegg was on his way to his constituency in Sheffield
People walk in front a poster of prominent attendees of the 1955 Asian-African Conference on Asia Afrika street in Bandung, Indonesia
An elderly woman sits on the ground as she is blocked by a barricade of policemen while marching down the street during a rally in central Seoul, South Korea. About 260,000 workers took part in the nationwide one-day strike, including about 60,000 government employees and 10,000 teachers, according to the Korean Federation of Trade Unions. They protested against the government’s push to cut pensions and ease rules for firing employees, according to local media
A woman walks past a piece of street art depicting a pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in north London. The Duchess is due to give birth to her second child in the next few days.
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Women wearing sevillana dresses are seen during the traditional Feria de Abril (April Fair) in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain
Ring-tailed lemurs are pictured at Zoom Torino, a zoological park in Cumiana near Turin, Zoom Torino is a new immersive zoological park, where animals can be seen without bars or cages, only natural barriers ensure the visit
An aerial shot shows the skylines of Hong Kong island (foreground) and Kowloon (back left) separated by Victoria harbour. The city’s government on Wednesday unveiled its Beijing-backed plan for leadership elections in 2017.
China boasts the world’s most extensive high speed rail network with more than 16,000 km of track, but steam trains still have a role to play. The Shixi-Bagou railway connects the two towns and is kept going by tourist cars carrying passengers for ten times the price locals pay. The rail line came into service in the late 1950s and the train was initially used to transport coal from a now-shuttered mine before passenger carriages were added.
Residents look out of windows of an apartment in Mumbai, India. The cost of buying a 200 sq ft one-bedroom apartment in this building is around Rs5m ($80,000). The rent for an apartment in the same building is around Rs12,000 ($190) per month
The shadow of Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron is cast on a screen as he delivers a speech in a garden shed warehouse during a campaign event in Bedford, southern England
Protestors walk towards Baltimore Police Department’s Western District police station during a march and vigil over the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland
Local people and members of National Disaster Response Force clear the debris of a residential building to look for the survivors, in New Delhi, India. One man and a child were killed and at least nine others were injured when a three-storey residential building collapsed following an explosion in a cooking gas cylinder, according to local news agency Press Trust of India
Boris Johnson campaigns in Ramsgate, in the Thanet South constituency, on behalf of Conservative candidate, Craig McKinlay
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg chats on board a fishing vessel with market manager Lionel Washer (L), Andrew George, MP for St Ives (2R), and Harbour Master Rob Parsons (R) at Newlyn Harbour on Tuesday in Cornwall, England
Lightning brightens the night sky over Washington D.C. during a rainstorm
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech with Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne during a campaign stop at Arriva TrainCare in Crewe in northern England
Workers clean windows of a building at a commercial district in Beijing
Rescuers help children to disembark in the Sicilian harbor of Pozzallo, Italy, early on Monday. About 100 migrants, including 28 children, were rescued on Sunday by a merchant vessel in the Sicilian Strait while they were trying to cross. Another smuggler’s boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya’s coast on Saturday as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean’s deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensifying pressure on the European Union Sunday to finally meet demands for decisive action