Thai Buddhist monks queue to receive morning alms during a ceremony celebrating the 70th anniversary of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s accession to the throne, at the Royal Palace compound in Bangkok, Thailand
Young Moroccans pray for rain, Marrakesh, Morocco, on Friday. The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, called on the faithful to pray for rain in the Kingdom, which is suffering from a severe drought as a result of the depletion of the water table and is severly affecting agriculture in the country
Thailand’s Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana waves to crowd as she cycles in the “Bike for Dad” event in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday. Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn led thousand of cyclists on a 29-km course in Bangkok to celebrate King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 88th birthday
Royal cavalry soldiers parade in front of the Grand Palace as part of celebrations of the 88th birthday of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok on Thursday
Mascots dressed as characters from the mobile video game “Candy Crush Saga” pose outside the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the IPO of Mobile game maker King Digital Entertainment Plc.
Workers install a large mannequin depicting the King of the Carnival during preparations for the 130th Nice Carnival in southeastern France