Indians climb the wall of a building to help students appearing in an examination in Hajipur, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. Even with police presence, parents and relatives are reported to scale building walls in order to pass notes to help students cheat in their exams.
Ukraine’s voluntary militia, called the Azov Battalion, undergoes artillery training.
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Palestinian refugee Saad Eldeen Al-Jamal with his African two lion cubs at Al-Shabora refugee camp in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday. Al-Jamal has eventually achieved his dream of raising lions at home after acquiring the two cubs, whose parents are believed to have been smuggled into Gaza through a tunnel along the border with Egypt nearly three years ago.
A river can be seen flowing through drought-affected farming areas located in the western region of New South Wales. According to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Australia recorded its second-hottest February since records began in 1910, with national maximum temperatures 2.35 degrees above the average.
A woman poses for a wedding picture at the Bund in front of the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai
Tadjik women throw water on men from roof top as they take part in a festival celebration to welcome the coming Spring in Tadjik autonomous county, Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
A young boy plays amongst a destroyed banana plantation in Mele, outside the Vanuatu capital of Port Vila, after Cyclone Pam ripped through the island nation. Vanuatu has hit out at aid groups swarming the cyclone-ravaged Pacific nation over a lack of coordination, which it said cost precious time getting help to those in need, while warning food will run out in a week.
The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, over Derwent water near Keswick in the Lake District.
A ‘Blockupy’ anti-capitalist protester walks near a burning barricade near the European Central Bank (ECB) building before the official opening of its new headquarters in Frankfurt
Sri Lanka’s Tharindu Kaushal bowls during the Cricket World Cup quarter-final match against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
Paul Alexander Hatyay (C), the headmaster, and teachers of Central School lay out books to dry in the sun after the roof of the school’s library was blown away by Cyclone Pam in Port Vila, the capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.
A member of the Iraqi security forces stands between captured ammunition of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant being displayed in al-Alam Salahuddin province, Iraq on Tuesday
A priest in central Kiev sprinkles holy water on members of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists before they depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine. Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting in the east of Ukraine in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire agreement with Russian-backed rebels, a Kiev military spokesman said on Tuesday.
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An artist has his face painted to resemble the Hindu god Shasthappan, before performing during the Theyyam ritual in Somwarpet town in the southern Indian state of Karnataka
A Unicef photo shows three-year-old Rachel helping her father Ken as they clear away the debris at their house in Vanuatu. Whole villages have been blown away and homes have flattened after Cyclone Pam ripped through the Pacific Island nation.
Samuel and his father Phillip stand in the remains of their family home in Port Vila, Vanuatu, after tropical cyclone Pam devastated the islands of Vanuatu and Tuvalu in the South Pacific, with winds of more than 250 kph, heavy downpours and flooding.
A new South Korean military officer runs into an echelon as they attend a joint commissioning ceremony for 6,478 new officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines at the military headquarters in Gyeryong on Thursday
The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 42 commander Barry Wilmore of Nasa, Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Elena Serova of Roscosmos near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. The crew are returning after almost six months on board the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 41 and 42.
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Children draw on the sidewalk with chalk outside the Ferguson Police Department on Wednesday Missouri. Protests erupted after the announcement of the resignation of Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson earlier in the day.
A delegate takes a nap during the third plenary meeting of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday.