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A member of the US 8th Army recieves assistance from his teammates following his bout in a Combatives tournament at the Yongsan garrison US army base in Seoul on Monday
A Palestinian uses a slingshot to hurl a stone towards Israeli troops during clashes at a protest calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, outside Israel’s Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Friday
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Military veterans take part in the flower-laying ceremony at the Soviet-era second world war memorial in Sevastopol, Crimea. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the departing Nato chief, on Friday said Russian accusations that Nato was violating “red lines” in their bilateral post-cold war agreements were false.
A villager signals an arriving helicopter at Basa Village Development Committee in Solukhumbu District, Nepal.
A bodybuilder has toner applied before an amateur competition in Dimona, Israel.
Manuel Valls (left), France’s newly appointed prime minister, meets President François Hollande before the first cabinet meeting of his government, at the Élysée Palace in Paris.
A boy carries election material to polling stations inaccessible by road in Shutul, Panjshir province, Afghanistan. Presidential elections will be held on Saturday.
A man attaches prayer petitions, with names written on cards, to lotus lanterns in preparation for the upcoming birthday of Buddha, at Jogye temple in Seoul. Buddha’s birthday falls on May 6 this year for countries in east Asia, except Japan. Read more
A spiritual leader (R) of the Huni Kui Indian tribe blows an herbal powder into the nose of a tribal member during a ceremony outside the village of Novo Segredo along the Envira river of Brazil’s northwestern Acre state.
A rebel fighter gestures as he runs across a street in the Mleha suburb of Damascus, during what opposition milita said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad