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U.S. President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton walk past the Rose Garden to host an event marking the 20th anniversary of the national service program AmeriCorps at the White House in Washington
President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and others, stand on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Thursday, as they observe a moment of silence to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
Anti-government protesters take shelter under a plastic sheet during heavy morning rain in front of the president’s house in the army guarded ‘red zone’, Islamabad
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, as Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev stands nearby, in Minsk
Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva is helped by security and staff members after feeling unwell during his speech at ceremonies for Portugal Day in Guarda, northern Portugal
A supporter of Afghan presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul carries chairs as he prepares for an election rally in Panshir, northern Afghanistan. Afghan presidential elections will be held on April 5.
Soldiers march out of the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China, before a welcome ceremony held by Chinese president Xi Jinping for visiting Pakistani president Mamnoon Hussain. Mr Hussain is on an official visit to China, his first foreign trip since taking office
US President Barack Obama endorses the National Day of Prayer by attending the celebratory breakfast in Washington, DC, on Thursday
France’s President François Hollande and Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff attend a welcoming ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia