Girls in Aleppo, Syria, hold hands after surviving what activists said was a missile attack carried out Tuesday, April 7, by the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Syria has been mired in civil war since 2011.
A donkey savors warm weather at a zoo in Warsaw, Poland, on Wednesday, April 8.
A woman sunbathes on the bank of the Yenisei River, outside the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, on Monday, April 6. The temperature in the area was about 13 degrees Celsius (55 degrees Fahrenheit).
A woman in Donetsk, Ukraine, removes debris from the roof of a house that was damaged by shelling on Monday, April 6. Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in the country has left thousands dead since April 2014.
Animal art is seen in a replica of the prehistoric Chauvet Cave in Vallon-Pont-D'arc, France. It's the biggest replica cave in the world, and it opens to the public later this month.
In this undated photo issued by the Boultbee Flight Academy on Sunday, April 5, Britain's Prince Harry flies in the back of a Spitfire fighter plane. The flight was to promote his Spitfire scholarship, which offers training for wounded service members.
Members of a music band rest before a procession in Constancia, Portugal, on Monday, April 6.
A goat bleats as it is paraded with other goats during an annual goat-racing event in Tobago on Sunday, April 6.
A military police officer fires pepper spray in a demonstrator's face during a clash in Brasilia, Brazil, on Tuesday, April 7. Thousands of workers staged rallies across Brazil to protest a proposed law that would allow companies to outsource their labor force.
A penitent puts on his glove as he awaits the start of a Good Friday procession in Valencia, Spain, on April 3.
Parliament member Douglas Carswell puts one of his campaign signs in a supporter's yard Wednesday, April 8, in Clacton-on-Sea, England.
A worker in Moscow walks behind a transparent fence bearing an image of Red Square at a construction site outside the Kremlin on Tuesday, April 7.
Naturists relax Saturday, Aprll 4, at Mpenjati beach in South Africa.
An apprentice puts on his welding glasses at a training facility in Accra, Ghana, on Wednesday, April 8.
A Godzilla head is seen through a window of a hotel room in Tokyo on Thursday, April 9. The Godzilla is a main feature of the Hotel Gracery Shinjuku, which opens this month.
A baby elephant named Mamba tries to stand on its rear legs at a game park in Selous, Zimbabwe, on Tuesday, April 7. Zimbabwe, home to 80,000-100,000 elephants, is considered one of the world's prime elephant sanctuaries.
Confederate troops fire on Union troops Thursday, April 9, during a Civil War re-enactment in Appomattox, Virginia. The Battle of Appomattox Courthouse was the final battle of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee before he surrendered to Union troops 150 years ago.
People in London's Trafalgar Square take part in a giant pillow fight on Saturday, April 4. It was International Pillow Fight Day, and similar events were held in other cities around the world.
A man in Idlib, Syria, runs with an injured child after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday, April 5.
A man takes part in Russia's beard and mustache championship Saturday, April 4, in Moscow.
Cadets from the U.S. Military Academy unfurl an American flag in the outfield of Yankee Stadium prior to the New York Yankees' season-opening game on Monday, April 6.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the Easter Egg Roll event that took place Monday, April 6, on the South Lawn of the White House.
Riot police in Kathmandu, Nepal, detain a protester Tuesday, April 7, during a nationwide strike demanding that the country's first constitution be drafted with the consensus of all political parties. At the heart of the dispute is disagreement over creating new provinces based on ethnicity.
The feet of a penitent is nailed to a wooden cross during Good Friday rituals in Cutud, Philippines, on April 3. Several Filipino devotees had themselves nailed to crosses to remember Jesus Christ's suffering and death.
Cleaners wash the facade of the ArtScience Museum in Singapore on Wednesday, April 8.
A red moon is seen in Luoping County, China, during a total lunar eclipse on Saturday, April 4.
A worker cleans graves at a public cemetery in Shanghai, China, during the annual "Qingming" festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day, on Monday, April 6. During "Qingming," Chinese traditionally tend to the graves of their departed loved ones.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker gets a buzz cut during a fundraising drive in Quincy, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, April 7. Baker joined more than 500 employees at Granite Telecommunications who shaved their heads to raise more than $3.5 million for cancer research.
The James R. Barker Lake Freighter is trapped on Lake Superior in this aerial photo taken Tuesday, April 7, near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The ice cover in the Great Lakes is backing up shipments of everything from Canadian grain to U.S. iron and steel.
Sjaak Rijke, a former Dutch hostage freed from an al Qaeda-linked group in Mali, arrives at the airport in Bamako, Mali, on Tuesday, April 7. The release of Rijke, a 54-year-old train conductor, comes more than three years after he was taken captive while on holiday with his wife in November 2011.