ukraine memorial
People lay flowers and pay their respects at a memorial for anti-government protesters killed in clashes with police in Independence Square in Kiev, UkraineGetty
ukraine church
A woman attends a religious service at a church in KievReuters
ukraine statue
A woman poses with figures of Soviet soldiers at the base of the Soviet Army monument, parts of which have been painted in the colours of the Ukrainian flag, in Sofia, BulgariaReuters
pussy riot
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, member of protest group Pussy Riot, speaks to police officers outside a courthouse in Moscow where a judge was expected to sentence eight defendants convicted of attacking police at a 2012 demonstration against President Vladimir PutinReuters
sochi fireworks
Fireworks explode over the Olympic Park during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsReuters
carnival malaga
A woman wearing an Egyptian-themed costume takes part in a parade during the carnival in Malaga, southern SpainReuters
carnival venice
A woman wearing a mask poses during Carnival in VeniceReuters
carnival rio
A reveller poses during an annual block party, one of the many carnival parties to take place in the neighbourhoods of Rio de JaneiroReuters
carnival oviedo
A member of a folk group grabs a child during a carnival parade in Valdesoto, near Oviedo, northern SpainReuters
Giant panda Hao Hao arrives at Brussels airport from a breeding centre in southwest China's Sichuan ProvinceReuters
Juventus' Carlos Tevez celebrates with his teammate Andrea Pirlo after scoring against Torino during their Italian Serie A match in TurinReuters
obama glass
US President Barack Obama makes a toast as he and his wife play host to the 2014 Governors' Dinner in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DCReuters
Bolivia floods
Houses alongside federal highway BR 364 are submerged in flood waters after the Madeira River broke its banks near Abuna, in Rondonia state on the Bolivia-Brazil borderReuters