A pro-Russia militiaman stands in front of a flag of the so-called Donetsk Republic outside the regional police building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk. Ukraine’s latest ultimatum to pro-Kremlin militias who have seized buildings across a swath of the separatist east expired on Monday without any sign of the gunmen ready to give in. Read more
Students queue to cast their votes during the election for the Children’s Parliament in Sana’a. More than 30,000 students from 60 schools in Yemen participated in the election for representatives in the Yemeni Children’s Parliament.
People dance with umbrellas during a celebration for the New Year of the Dai minority in Xishuangbanna, China. Last Sunday marked the beginning of the 1,376th New Year, according to the ethnic Dai calendar.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews burn leavened items in a final preparation before the start at sundown of the Jewish Pesach (Passover) holiday, on Monday in Jerusalem
People participate in a parade to celebrate the first day of the Bangla New Year, or Pahela Baisshakh, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Thousands of Bangladeshis on Monday celebrated their new year with fairs, concerts and rallies.
Firefighters work to put out a fire in Valparaiso city, northwest of Santiago, Chile Read more
Spain’s Sergio Garcia hits a shot on the second hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia
The “pachuco” scene in Mexico is thought to date back to the 1930s and 1940s in Los Angeles, where Mexican migrants would wear the snazzy outfits partly as a symbol of defiance against discrimination. The custom’s continuation in Mexico is seen in part as a continuing protest against the treatment of Mexican immigrants north of the border. Read more
Opposition supporters hold candles as they take part in a rally against Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela.
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A South Korean soldier from 26th Infantry division attends the United States and South Korean Joint live fire Exercise at Rodriguez Range on Friday in Pocheon, South Korea.