Residents inspect a damaged site after what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria‘s president Bashar Al-Assad in Maarat Al-Nouman, south of Idlib
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Foreign fighters who joined the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) to fight against jihadists and Islamist rebels in northeastern Syria take part in a training session in the south-west Syrian region of Ras al-Ain, close to the Turkish border
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.
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.
An injured girl is carried by a Nepal Army personnel to a helicopter following Saturday’s earthquake in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal
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
A man searches for belongings in a damaged car at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by forces of Syria’s President Assad, at al-Thawra neighborhood in Idlib city, Syria today
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Serbian Orthodox Christian pilgrims pray as they carry wooden crosses, along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Suffering), during the Orthodox Good Friday procession in Jerusalem’s old city.
The sun sets over mist that has formed on the sea from Cape Cornwall near St Just in Cornwall, England. Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the six seats in the county of Cornwall are essential to achieve a Conservative majority when Britain goes to the polls on May 7.
Labour leader Ed Miliband conducts a workplace Q&A session at the NCC, National Composite Centre in Bristol, United Kingdom
Prosecutors, lawyers and judges stand near a statue of Lady Justice during a funeral ceremony for senior Istanbul prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz
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US President Barack Obama smiles after signing a memorandum of disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a Joint Resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington
Children watch a 3D war movie at a community theatre in Hefei, Anhui province, China.
A fox runs in front of 10 Downing Street in London, England. Campaigning in what is predicted to be Britain’s closest general election in decades will start after Queen Elizabeth II dissolves parliament today
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A Palestinian child runs past a water tank that was destroyed in Israeli bombing during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in the village of Khuzaa, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday.
A Russian Orthodox priest blesses the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft at the launch pad of the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome. Russia‘s Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko is scheduled to blast off to the ISS from Baikonur early on Friday.
Opposition fighters sit inside a damaged building in the rebel-held Qastal al-Harami neighbourhood, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
People react as they watch a rodeo show at the International Livestock Fair in Havana, Cuba.
Indian fishermen are silhouetted by the rising sun as they prepare for an early morning catch at the banks of Narmada river in Nemawar district Dewas, 200 kilometers from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama beats a Japanese traditional taiko drum with members from Akutagawa High School Taiko Club in front of the main gate, as she visits Fushimi Inari Shinto Shrine in Kyoto, western Japan