A wounded Syrian child receives treatment at a makeshift hospital in the rebel held area of Douma, northeast of the capital Damascus, after he was injured by a reported air strike fired by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad
A Syrian girl eats a sandwich as others fill water containers at a refugee camp in Deir Zannoun village, Bekaa valley, Lebanon, today.
A woman carries a child as she walks past a boy selling yogurt along a street in Aleppo’s Bab al-Hadeed district on Wdnesday
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A Bangladeshi child works at an aluminium pot factory in Dhaka on Tuesday. More than 6.3 m children under the age of 14 are working in Bangladesh, according to a Unicef report
A mother and child pass graffiti in Russia’s far-eastern city of Vladivostok that bears a message against the conflict in the eastern regions of Ukraine. The graffiti reads: “No to war in Ukraine”.
A man carries an injured child after what activists said were barrel bombs were dropped by forces of Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Saliheen district, on Friday.
A local health worker administers a vaccine at a local health centre at the financial district of Makati, Manila
A girl receives polio vaccination during an anti-polio campaign on the outskirts of Jalalabad on Monday
A boy plays with a ball at a temporary tent camp set up for Ukrainian refugees in the town of Novoshakhtinsk in Rostov near the Russian-Ukrainian border, southern Russia
A girl cries as she is being hit with a sponge by a Cara Vinagre (Vinegar Face), one of the traditional characters called Kilikis, at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona
Protesters demand restoration of the state programme of affordable housing, in front of volunteer soldiers of battalion Donbass, as they guard the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev on Thursday to prevent “planned terrorist acts”, according to battalion commander Semion Semionchenko
A child plays among panda sculptures at an installation in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday. About 100 panda models, made of recycled bamboo, were displayed for citizens at a commercial district to highlight environmental protection issues.
A child leans against a window as he looks at Ukrainian miners marching in support of the Donetsk People’s Republic in Lenin square, Donetsk, Ukraine
A child drops coins into golden Buddha statues as a symbol of blessings on Vesak day at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday
A wounded child cries after receiving treatment at a hospital following an attack in Ghazni province. The Taliban launched attacks on police checkpoints in three districts of Ghazni province on Monday as part of their annual spring offensive.
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An Israeli child holds a rocket launcher as another holds her doll during a traditional military weapon display to mark the 66th anniversary of Israel’s Independence at the West Bank settlement of Efrat on Tuesday.
A child works at a coal mine which collapsed this week, killing about 40 miners and trapping an unknown number of others in the Dari-Suf district of Samangan province, Afghanistan, some 200km from Mazar-e-Sharif
A young ballerina watches the stage after her dance recital in New Delhi
Voters queue to receive their polling cards, for the upcoming presidential election in Afghanistan, at a registration centre in Herat on Monday. Presidential candidates held large outdoor rallies five days ahead of elections that have been shaken by Taliban attacks.
Nisha Maji, 5, who lives and works with her family at a brick factory in Kathmandu, Nepal, helps family members carry bricks. A group of Nepalese youth associated with the non-profit organisation Gothalo Nepal is providing basic education to the factory children once a week.