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A Ukrainian security force officer is deployed at a checkpoint set on fire and left by pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk
A protester is prevented by police from placing a sticker on the logo of the US embassy during a rally in Manila, Philippines, ahead of a visit by US president Barack Obama. The US and Philippine governments are rushing to finalise, for possible signing, the so-called Agreement on Enhanced Defence Co-operation (AEDC) which will allow a larger US military presence in the country.
A bird perches on one of the 16,142 graves at Douaumont cemetery near Verdun, northeastern France. The cemetery is the largest single French military burial place of the first world war.
A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, looks on in the village of Zawa, Central African Republic Read more
A Christie’s employee poses in front of one of two unicorn heads at Christie’s auction house on in London, England. The items make up part of the Les Trois Garcons’ collection that will be sold at auction on Wednesday. The collection is made up of 380 lots from the owners of Les Trois Garcons celebrity restaurant in Shoreditch and their homes.
Workers construct a Carnival float in the Grande Rio Samba School warehouse in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Carnival officially begins on February 28 but pre-festivities have already begun.