A Chinese street vendor in the border city of Dandong makes traditional North Korean rice cakes between the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge, left, which connects the city to Sinuiju, North Korea, and the Yalu River Bridge.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPALink
A protester holds a candle during a rally denouncing South Korea's joint military exercises with the U.S.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated PressLink
As part of a public art project by New York-based artist Kurt Perschke, a giant inflatable red ball is set up in Pershing Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles TimesLink
Rescue personnel attend to children from Newport Elementary School after their school bus overturned in a crash near Wadsworth, Ill.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thomas Delany Jr. / Lake County News-SunLink
Venezuela's acting president, Nicolas Maduro, center with hat, greets supporters during a campaign rally. The campaign to replace the late leader Hugo Chavez formally kicked off Tuesday, with the vote set for April 14.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUAN BARRETO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A member of Mali's Beret Rouge, a special paratroopers unit, stands guard in a street. The United Nations has expressed concern about reprisal attacks against ethnic Tuaregs and Arabs in the country, where a French-led intervention recently routed Islamist rebels.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOEL SAGET / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The passenger ship Soderarm heads through a channel made by an icebreaker on its way to the island of Husaro in Stockholm's archipelago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDERS WIKLUND / Associated PressLink
Dari Togni, tiger trainer of the Italian Circus Maximus, and his animals perform in the Capital Grand Circus.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Tom Scudamore, left, riding Dynaste jumps the last fence before winning the John Smith's Mildmay Novices Steeplechase at Aintree racecourse.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER POWELL / EPALink
A veiled woman stands in a field on the outskirts of the city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
Soldiers rehearse their role in the swearing-in ceremony for President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta at Kasarani International Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAI KUROKAWA / EPALink
Abraham Kohlberg, right, leads a yoga class for ultra-Orthodox Jews.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPALink
Refugees from Myanmar stand behind a barred prison door after fights broke out among refugees at an immigration detention center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEDI SAHPUTRA / EPALink
Chickens are herded in a poultry market in Nanjing in Jiangsu province. Authorities in Shanghai closed all poultry markets after the death toll from the H7N9 strain of bird flu rose to six.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JL DONG / EPALink
A boy runs under blooming cherry blossoms at the Imperial Palace.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty ImagesLink
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