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French high school and university students attend a demonstration against the French labour law proposal in Nantes, France, as part of a nationwide labour reform protests and strikes. The slogan reads ” We have a leftist party who deserves to be punched”.
Indian rescue workers work on a partially collapsed overpass in Kolkata, India. A long section collapsed, with tons of concrete and steel falling midday traffic, killing several and injuring many.
Female Kurdish Peshmerga attend their graduation ceremony at a police academy in Zakho district of the Dohuk Governorate in Iraq
Palestinians run from tear gas fired by Israeli troops during a protest marking the 40th Land Day anniversary, outside Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Wednesday.
A man takes a photograph of the stage before a campaign event featuring Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin, USA
Kurdish Peshmerga take part their graduation ceremony at a police academy in Zakho district in Iraqi Kurdistan
Taliban fighters hold their weapons before surrendering them to Afghan authorities in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Around 53 Taliban fighters laid down their weapons at a ceremony, as part of a peace-reconciliation program
Young Koreans wearing Hanbok (Korean traditional dress) take a selfie inside Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul, South Korea. There has been a trend in recent years for the young Koreans to wear the traditional Korean dress
Sheila O’Leary, 94, poses with medals and a blood stained red cross that belonged to her father Thomas Francis Byrne who was injured in the 1916 Easter Rising and her grandmother Lucy Agnes Smyth who was a nurse attending the injured, outside the General Post Office in Dublin during commemorative events to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising.
Swiss Guards stand in St. Peter’s Square, prior to the start of the Easter mass celebrated by Pope Francis at the Vatican,
An Indian Christian girl watches another praying during Easter mass at a church in Gauhati, India
A member of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas holds his weapon during a rally to mark the 12th anniversary of the death of assassinated Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassine in Gaza city.
A Pakistani camel-mounted military band performs during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on Wednesday
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff takes a selfie with a man after a meeting with jurists at Planalto Palace in Brasilia.
Protesters stand in a fountain holding signs reading “World Water Day. Defend Public Water. No To Water Service Cuts” on the United Nations World Water Day, in Bilbao.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hugs Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff after he swore as chief of staff in Brasilia
Participants take part in the St Patrick’s Day parade on the streets of Dublin, Ireland
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) members rest at a camp in the Magdalena Medio region, Antioquia department, Colombia
A police officer runs over a rooftop during a police anti-terrorist operation at the site of a shooting in the rue du Dries in Forest-Vorst, Brussels, Belgium