The week in 28 photos – Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men wear costumes as they celebrate the Purim holiday Monday, March 17, in Jerusalem.
The week in 28 photos – Master Cpl. Anthony Alliot of the Canadian Army kisses Sarah Tooth after arriving home from Afghanistan on Tuesday, March 18. Canada's 12-year mission in Afghanistan is now over, its military said.
The week in 28 photos – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is seen in a plane window after landing in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Tuesday, March 18.
The week in 28 photos – Soldiers carry the flag-draped casket of British soldier William McAleer during McAleer's funeral Friday, March 14, in Loos-en-Gohelle, France. Nearly 100 years after they were killed in the Battle of Loos during World War I, 20 British soldiers were buried at Loos British Cemetery. Their remains were found in 2010.
The week in 28 photos – Tibetan Buddhist monks holding ceremonial scarfs stand in a line to welcome their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama as he arrives at the Jhonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling monastery in Shimla, India, on Tuesday, March 18.
The week in 28 photos – A Palestinian man and a member of Israel's security forces take pictures of each other Friday, March 14, after a demonstration in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh.
The week in 28 photos – Zookeeper Qurban Ali, right, tries to intervene as Marjan the lion roughhouses with a visitor in his cage at the zoo in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, March 18. The lion lived on a wealthy businessman's private rooftop in the city until it got sick and was rescued by animal welfare officials last year.
The week in 28 photos – Conservators clean a female mummy dated to Pharaonic late period, between 712-323 BC, in the conservation center of Egypt's Grand Museum just outside of Cairo on Monday, March 17.
The week in 28 photos – A woman in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, leaves a message for the passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Sunday, March 16.
The week in 28 photos – A man mimics a creature tattooed on his body Saturday, March 15, during the annual Magic Tattoo Festival at Wat Bang Phra, a temple in Thailand's Nakhon Pathom province.
The week in 28 photos – Models present creations by Japanese designer Takafumi Tsuruta for the fashion label ha ha on Tuesday, March 18, during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Tokyo.
The week in 28 photos – Stuntman Zhang Yilong pulls a van by his nostrils during an auto show in Zhoukou, China, on Friday, March 14.
The week in 28 photos – The Second Senate of Germany's Federal Constitutional Court takes off their hats prior to a verdict in Karlsruhe on Tuesday, March 18.
The week in 28 photos – In this photo released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smokes a cigarette as he attends a military flight exercise in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday, March 17.
The week in 28 photos – A television host takes photos with her cell phone at the headquarters of Serbia's Progressive Party on Sunday, March 16, in Belgrade.
The week in 28 photos – Women toss bras in the air near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Sunday, March 16. It was part of an annual charity event to promote breast cancer awareness.
The week in 28 photos – A bodyboarder rides a wave during Sumol Nazare Special Edition competition in Nazare, Portugal, on Wednesday, March 19. The event started 10 years ago and gathers bodyboarders from different countries.