Anti-Zionist ultra-orthodox Jews of the Naturei Karta movement hold signs outside the Washington Convention Centre where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, DC, on Monday
An ice covered statue is seen in Lafayette Square on Monday in Washington, DC
Firemen battle a blaze in Noordhoek Manor old age home in Cape Town, South Africa. A fire fanned by gale force south easterly winds has raged across the south peninsula of Cape Town from Muizenberg to Hout Bay.
Workers put up large poster of Isaac Herzog, co-leader with Tzipi Livni of the Zionist Union party, at the entrance to Jerusalem on Monday. Herzog has said that Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress is destroying US-Israeli relations at the cost of a few votes in the upcoming March 17 general elections
An Indian homeless woman covers herself with a woolen cloth as it rains in Jammu, India on Monday
South Korean army soldiers move during their military exercise near the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea. North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of “merciless strikes” against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills
Afghan survivors walk in the Abdullah Khil village of the Dara district of Panjshir province. More than 180 people have been killed in north Afghanistan in some of the worst avalanches there for 30 years.
This picture released by the Australian Antarctic Division shows penguins standing next to a chick walking on ice in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. Antarctica’s Ross Sea has been a rare safe haven for emperor penguins for thousands of years, even when temperatures were too harsh for their liking.
Female police recruits throw their caps in the air as they celebrate after their passing-out parade, in the northeastern Indian city of Agartala.
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The Royal Mint unveil the new coinage portrait of the Queen at the National Portrait Gallery, London on Monday.
A man is rescued from flood waters in the old city in Tudela, northern Spain on Friday. Heavy rain has caused flooding in northern regions over the past few days, especially in Navarra province
Members of the German parliament vote on financial help for Greece at the German parliament, the Bundestag in Berlin on Friday. Germany‘s Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece’s financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens. Lawmakers voted 542-32 to back the bailout extension. There were 13 abstentions.
Internally displaced persons (IDPs) queue to register at the UN Mission in South Sudan site in Bentiu, Unity State on Friday. The camp receives up to 200 new IDPs each day
Girls dressed in traditional costumes and holding props walk through town before a performance in Longxian county, Shaanxi province, China, in celebrations for the lunar new year
Patrick Kueng from Switzerland in action during the last men’s downhill training run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Friday
A vendor ties newspapers on his bicycle early in the morning in New Delhi, India on Friday
South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw leaps in the air to play a shot during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match against the West Indies in Sydney, Australia
Palestinian children play on the roof of a wrecked car, next to the rubble of their home that was destroyed in the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants last summer, in the village of Khuza’a, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip
Chinese People’s Liberation Army soldiers train in the snow in Heihe, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. China‘s military training this year will focus on “improving fighting capacity” to win “local wars”, the defence ministry said, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes.
Lesotho Prime Minister and leader of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) Tom Thabane supporters cheer through the streets of Maseru during a general assembly elections campaign gathering on Thursday in Maseru, Lesotho. Voters from the Kingdom of Lesotho will head to the polls on Saturday to elect a new parliament