A zookeeper bathes Sinyo, a 10-year-old orangutan, in Surabaya Zoo. The Indonesian government sent a temporary team to manage and improve conditions at the zoo, where, according to reports, large numbers of animals have been dying.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FULLY HANDOKO / EPALink
Residents at the foot of Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano haven't been sleeping soundly since the mountain roared back into action more than a week ago, spewing rocks, steam and ashes. The volcano, Mexico's second highest peak, started rumbling and spurting high clouds of ash and steam on April 13, prompting authorities to raise the alert to level five on a seven-point scale.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Prayers are said in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building, where the high court heard arguments on Arizona v. United States and government's role in controlling the lives of noncitizens living illegally in the U.S.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Wilson / Getty ImagesLink
A water canon is turned on demonstrators who showed up to protest police actions during demolition of squatter's homes south of Manila.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Milk makes a statement as protest leaders take a dousing. Indian milkmen were protesting producing companies' reduction to the purchasing price of milk.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / Associated PressLink
Celebration erupts during a soccer match as Lazio's Antonio Candreva stokes fans. The team was matched against Novara at the Silvio Piola stadium in Novara.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Massimo Pinca / Associated PressLink
Three typically empty rooms in the Barrington Court manor house, a National Trust property, are in the process of being occupied by the thousands of clay figures that constitute Antony Gormley's art piece "Field for the British Isles." The work is on loan from the Arts Council Collection.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty ImagesLink
A Donald Trump puppet is held above demonstrators outside the Scottish Parliament as Trump voices concerns about a wind farm scheduled to be built near his new golf resort.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
A member of Ukraine's parliament looks at a giant placard depicting former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. The ex-premier, jailed for her role in negotiating a gas deal with Russia that the new administration says was against Ukraine's interests, has been on a hunger strike to protest her treatment and demand an end to political repression.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFPLink
A fire rages uncontrolled for the fourth day in "La Primavera" forest in Guadalajara.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR GUERRERO / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A portrait of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama goes for a walk after a celebration.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A scene of destruction is depicted in an image released by the Syrian opposition's Shaam News Network. The damage is alleged to have occurred during a Syrian government offensive in Taftanaz in Idlib province.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
German peacekeepers arrive in Kosovo as part of NATO's 700-strong quick reaction force, sent ahead of next month's election in neighboring Serbia that has raised tensions between ethnic Albanians and Serbs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VISAR KRYEZIU / Associated PressLink
After a ceremony for fallen soldiers, a girl visits a memorial at the Mount Herzl military cemetery.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernat Armangue / Associated PressLink
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