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Indian workers cheer during the opening of the Mondelez International facility in Sri City in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The facility will produce approximately 60,000 tons of Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate annually.
A Buddhist monk sleeps in a chair while monks and novices gather to receive alms at Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple outside Bangkok
Colombian rescuers work amid the rubble in Pedernales, Ecuador. The death toll from the powerful earthquake that struck Ecuador over the weekend has risen to at least 413, government officials reported on Monday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspect a military honor guard before talks at the Chancellery in Berlin
Ethnic Malaysian Sikhs perform prayers to celebrate the Vaisakhi Festival, or the Sikh New Year Festival, at Gurdwara Sahib temple in Kuala Lumpur
Afghan farmers harvest raw opium at a poppy field in Zhari district of southern Kandahar province, Afghanistan. A recent uptick in violence across the south will worsen once the poppy crop is harvested in coming weeks and the extremists deploy gunmen to protect their vast smuggling empire, officials, analysts and diplomats are predicting.
A policeman directs traffic as Myanmar revellers and tourists take part in wet celebration marking Thingyan, a water festival which brings in the countries new year in Yangon
The feet of Alexander Zverev of Germany are seen during his match against Andrey Rublev of Russia
A worker carries a tusk as he works with others to move the ivory stockpiles out of a strongroom to the container outside at a Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. KWS moved the ivory stockpiles ahead of the ivory burning event on April 30 where 105 tonnes of ivory is set to be burned.
Kurdish Peshmerga take part their graduation ceremony at a police academy in Zakho district in Iraqi Kurdistan
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An elevated view shows the remains of the production site of a poultry farm at Wiesenhof in Lohnde, northern Germany, after a fire destroyed large parts of the production site.
Pope Francis celebrates a Chrism Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. During the Mass the Pontiff blesses a token amount of oil that will be used to administer the sacraments for the year
A rebel fighter plays football in a damaged street in the neighbourhood of Jobar, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus
A family looks out of a tent as rain falls at a makeshift camp set by migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni
Pakistan’s first women only rickshaw service was meant to provide its staff with a new way of gaining financial independence and its passengers with the chance of a ride without being groped and harassed by male drivers. But, after just a year in business, the “Pink Rickshaw” in the Punjabi city of Lahore, is struggling
A woman pushes her dogs in a pram at the Shanghai International Pet Expo in Shanghai
Russian Soyuz TMA-20M rocket booster is moved for installation at the launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The crew is set to take off from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur cosmodrome to the International Space Station on Saturday
Buddhist monks pray for victims of the earthquake and tsunami which hit northeastern Japan on the fifth anniversary of the disaster in front of former municipal disaster prevention centre building in the town of Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture
An international hot air balloonist makes a final check before inflating during the International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Putrajaya
An empty chair stands in the news conference room before the arrival of Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, to announce the bank’s interest rate decision at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany