Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, on Monday, February 23.
Singer Madonna falls as she performs "Living for Love" at the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday, February 25.
People run from an explosion at a petrol station and storage facility near the Bakara open-air market in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Monday, February 23.
A veterinarian performs dental surgery on a sedated former circus lion, "King," in Lima, Peru, on Friday, February 20. According to the vets, King was removed from a circus in November 2014 and is unable to chew his food properly because most of his teeth were pulled out or partially pulled out by his circus owners.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Friday, February 20.
A woman reacts as she walks to the cemetery to attend the funeral of Carnival stampede victims in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Saturday, February 21.
Police force their way into Emilia Montoya Vazquez's apartment after they broke down the main door to evict her and her family in Madrid on Wednesday, February 25.
Indian passengers stand on a train as it departs from a station on the outskirts of New Delhi on Wednesday, February 25.
Ursula Ward, mother of Odin Lloyd, cries in court as photographs of her son's body are shown as evidence on Tuesday, February 24, in Fall River, Massachusetts. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with the 2013 murder of semipro football player Lloyd.
Surfers enjoy the waves caused by tropical cyclone Marcia at Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, on Friday, February 20.
The body of a Ukrainian serviceman is removed from the rubble of the airport building outside Donetsk, Ukraine, on Wednesday, February 25, after a battle over the airport.
Men wait for priests to drop the sacred talisman at the Hadaka Matsuri, or Naked Festival at Saidaiji Temple on Saturday, February 21, in Japan. Some 9,000 men battle to grab a pair of lucky sticks thrown by a priest.
Britain's Prince William, second from right, chats with Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe, on a boat in Tokyo harbor near the Rainbow Bridge on Thursday, February 26. William is on a four-day visit to Japan.
A Palestinian woman hangs laundry in her home in the Gaza town of Beit Hanun on February 25. The area was severely damaged in the 50-day war in summer 2014 between Israel and Hamas militants.
Sangita Magar, 16, lies in a hospital bed crying on Sunday, February 22, as she receives treatment after an unidentified person attacked her with a bottle of acid in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Onlookers gather on Queen Elizabeth Bridge in Johannesburg to look at a public bus that drove over the side on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.
People dance during the street parade in Torremolinos, Spain, launching the European Ballroom Dancing Championships on Monday, February 23.
This photo, taken with a long exposure, shows lightning near Mount Sinabung volcano, glowing with lava, as seen from Karo district on Sumatra island in Indonesia on Saturday, February 21.
Members of the Mauritanian special forces dance after a training session during Flintlock 2015, a U.S.-led military exercise, in Mao, Chad, on Saturday, February 21.
Ice surrounds the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on Tuesday, February 24.
Acrobatic pilots perform during the Australian International Airshow at the Avalon Airfield near Melbourne on Tuesday, February 24.
Valkiria, the winner of the drag queen competition, performs during Carnival festivities in Las Palmas on the Spanish Canary Island of Gran Canaria on Friday, February 20.
An Indian bride waits for her groom to arrive during a mass marriage ceremony in New Delhi on Friday, February 20. Twelve couples tied the knot in a single ceremony.
Chinese blacksmiths staff a furnace as molten metal is thrown against a cold stone wall to create sparks on Monday, February 23.
Women are photographed as they wait to attend a show at London Fashion Week on Friday, February 20.
Local revelers celebrate Clean Monday with a flour war, a unique colorful flour fight marking the end of the Carnival season near Athens, on Monday, February 23. The flour fight, on the coastal road lining an old harbor, takes place on Clean Monday,
the beginning of the 40-day Christian Lent fast that ends on Easter Sunday.
Afghan refugees attend a class at a makeshift school on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday, February 23.
Dead fish are seen in the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, February 24. International Olympic Committee members will decide if its waters are acceptable for the sailing events in 2016, the state's governor said on Monday.