Pictures in the News | Feb. 23, 2015

In Monday’s Pictures in the News, we’re on the red carpet, inside the show and backstage at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Artemivsk, Ukraine: Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday in eastern Ukraine, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels.

Manikganj, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi rescue workers attempt to lift the wreckage of a ferry that capsized in the Padma River. As many as 140 passengers were thought to be on the river ferry when it capsized Sunday afternoon after being hit by a cargo vessel in central Bangladesh. More than 50 were killed in the latest shipping mishap in the South Asian nation.

Basel, Switzerland: Musicians parade during the carnival parade in Basel. The traditional Basel carnival nicknamed starts the Monday after Ash Wednesday.

And there’s more.