An Afghan worker prepares candies at a factory in Herat, Afghanistan on Wednesday. The nation’s economy has improved significantly since 2002 due to billions of dollars in international aid and investments.
The derailed engine and carriages of the BG Express Train at Ajuri station near Morigaon district in Assam state, India, on Wednesday
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A dandelion is silhouetted against the sky as the sun sets in Freiburg
A view of the rescue operation under way after the ferry Sewol sank in waters off Jindo Island in the southwestern province of South Jeolla, South Korea on Wednesday
A man crosses between two masked penitents as they take part in the procession of the Silencio del Santisimo Cristo del Rebate brotherhood, during Holy Week in Tarazona, northern Spain. Hundreds of processions take place throughout the country during Easter week Read more
Ukrainian soldiers walk in the field near Kramatorsk, in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian forces tightened their grip on the eastern town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday after securing control over an airfield from pro-Russian separatist militiamen, prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to warn of the risk of civil war. Read more
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Liverpool fans sing ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ during a memorial service on Tuesday marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England
A family looks at a wide array of school bags at a shop in Rawalpindi. Pakistan has re-entered the international bond market after a seven-year gap, the finance ministry said on Wednesday, raising $2bn to boost dwindling foreign exchange reserves and shore up the rupee.
Ukrainian Army troops receive munitions at a field on the outskirts of Izyum, eastern Ukraine on Tuesday
An internally displaced Muslim boy looks out of a house in the town of Boda in the Central African Republic