A man holds a child rescued from under rubble, after what activists claim were five air strikes by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus
A woman and child watch a helicopter coming in to land near rows of tents housing earthquake survivors at Longtoushan, in China’s southwest Yunnan province on Wednesday
A villager and her two-year-old grandchild sit in front of their collapsed house after an earthquake in Longtoushan, Ludian county, Yunnan province, China. A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit the area on Sunday killing at least 400 people.
Holocaust survivors arrive for a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland and to remember its victims.
Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan take part in a religious procession in Tolosa, on the Philippine island of Leyte, on Monday. More than 4,000 people have been killed by the storm and the death toll may go higher.
An elderly woman who has been affected by Tuesday’s earthquake sits at a temporary shelter in Blang Mancung, Aceh Province, Indonesia, on Thursday. The death toll from the earthquake that hit earlier this week has reached 30, and police and soldiers are searching the debris for another 12 people believed missing, officials said. Read more