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Orthodox Christian worshippers hold crosses before a procession along the Via Dolorosa on Good Friday during Holy Week in Jerusalem’s Old City
Students practice Yoga on campus in Jinan, Shandong province
Christie’s Unveil Three Important Works From Their Summer Sale, “Ib and Her Husband” 1992 by Lucian Freud, “Portrait of Lucy Long, Mrs George Hardinge” 1778 by Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A, and “Golden Hours” 1864 by Frederic, Lord Leighton, in London
A grey egret preens itself near Pusztaszer, southeast of Budapest, Hungary
Kyrgyz military personnel show their skills during an exercises at a military base, near Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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
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 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
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