Afghan children displaced from Faryab, Badghis and Ghor province, stand outside a temporary shelter at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Herat, Afghanistan, on Thursday
Tunisians shout slogans and hold Tunisian flags during a demonstration in solidarity with victims of a bomb attack on a bus transporting Tunisian presidential guards a day earlier, in Tunis, Tunisia, on Wednesday
A helmet belonging to a Islamic State militant is seen on the ground at the 121 Regiment base after Fighters from the Democratic Forces of Syria took control of the base in the town of al-Melabiyyah, south of Hasaka city, Syria
Newspapers carrying headlines about Pope Francis’ visit to Africa are displayed at a news stand in Nairobi on Wednesday. On the streets of the Kenyan capital Nairobi huge billboards have been erected to welcome the pontiff during his visit to Kenya,Uganda and the troubled Central African Republic (CAR) on a six-day trip
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An armed soldier stand guards as pupils go to school at the French lycee in Brussels on Wednesday.
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A Chinese tourist walks in the tongue of Glacier 1 at the base of the 7,556 m (24,790 ft) Mount Gongga, known in Tibet as Minya Konka. Hailuogou is one of China’s 8,500 monsoonal glaciers and the longest of 71 glaciers on the eastern slope of Mt. Gongga
A migrant child stands on rail tracks while waiting to cross the border from Greece into Macedonia, near Gevgelija, Macedonia on Wednesday
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Filipino, Fil Binay battles to contain a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines
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Clouds are lit by the first light of dawn during a winter sunrise on Wednesday in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England. After a mild week the wintery weather is due to return over the weekend.
A Kashmiri man walks during a foggy morning in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on Wednesday. Foggy weather in Kashmir valley affected surface and air traffic causing flight cancellations to and from Srinagar International Airport, stranding hundreds of passengers.
Demonstrators confront police during a protest following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets.
An employee poses between works by pop artist Allen Jones entitled ‘Green Shoes’ (C) and ‘Red Shoes’ (L) and ‘Black Shoes’ for his forthcoming exhibition which opens on Wednesday at the Marlborough Fine Art gallery, London
A masked Palestinian demonstrator flashes the “V” for victory sign during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian town of al-Bireh on the outskirts of Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on Tuesday
Members of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) protest in front of the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on Tuesday. SAMWU members marched to demand increased wages, better working conditions
Soldiers patrol in the streets, in Brussels, on Tuesday as the Belgian capital remains on the highest possible alert level. Brussels began a fourth consecutive day in lockdown under a maximum terror alert
A volunteer cleans the seats to be used by guests during the Papal Mass ahead of the visit of Pope Francis in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, on Tuesday
A man claiming to be from Iran, with his mouth sewn shut, takes part in a demonstration with fellow migrants and refugees as they wait to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni
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A burning trail a seen on a Russian fighter jet after it was shot down over Syrian-Turkish border on Tuesday. The Defense Ministry in Moscow said The Sukhoi Su-24 was reportedly downed by Turkish forces
Two Chinese J-10 aircraft from the People’s Liberation Army Air Force cross each other during the combined exercise ”Falcon Strike 2015” at the Wing 1 Korat air base in Korat on Tuesday. Thailand and China have been conducting their first ever joint air force drill, a symbol of the blossoming military and political ties between junta-run kingdom and its huge northern neighbour
Kashmiri villagers mourn at a funeral procession for suspected rebels in the village of Bijbehara, in Anantnag district south of Srinagar, on Tuesday. Three suspected rebels were killed on Sunday, during an encounter with security forces in southern Kashmir