Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena outside a church during a ceremony before they take part in the “Mena” brotherhood procession in Malaga, southern Spain. Hundreds of Easter processions take place round-the-clock during Holy Week in Spain, drawing thousands of visitors Read more
A woman burns incense in front of the graves of her relatives at a cemetery in the village of Copaciu, southwest of Bucharest. Orthodox women went to church and cemeteries in the early morning on Maundy Thursday to light candles, burn incense and mourn their dead relatives as part of a southern Romanian traditional believers.
Jambo, a four-month-old zebra, plays with its mother while being shown to the public for the first time at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany Read more
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A woman and a boy look from a window as a penitent of San Gonzalo brotherhood walks past them during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain
Pro-Russian activists warm themselves next to barricades at a regional office of the security service in Luhansk, Ukraine, 20 miles west of the Russian border, on Friday.
Ukrainians remove a barricade near Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine on Thursday
Aerial view of flowers fields near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse. Keukenhof, employing some 30 gardeners, is considered to be the world’s largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year.
A demonstrator stands as he participates in a 24-hour general strike in Athens. Greek unions held a 24-hour anti-austerity strike on Wednesday shutting down ferry services to the country’s world-famous islands, disrupting rail travel and closing pharmacies and several government offices.
Tulip farmers look for weeds in a field of tulips left to blossom for growing bulbs near the city of Noordwijkerhout, western Netherlands.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives a flower from a robot decorated with typical Dutch attributes − a traditional dress and a tulip − during the official opening of the Hannover Messe industrial trade fair in central Germany on Monday.