Burma's government has declared a state of emergency in a central region where three days of Buddhist-Muslim clashes have left at least 20 people dead.
Buddhist monks and devotees gather during the inauguration of the 130-foot Lord Buddha statue by Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at Buddha Park in Rabong in South Sikkim, India.
Cyprus' bailout deal is the fifth agreed on so far in the group of 17 European Union countries that use the Euro, since the debt crisis began in late 2009.
The number of war-era bombs and mines reported in central Vietnam has risen in recent years as more contaminated land is cleared for development.
People hold candles during an event attempting to establish a Guinness world record for 'blowing out the most number of candles simultaneously' during Earth Hour in Shanghai.
A peacock displays its feathers at the zoo in Lille, France.
U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting the Middle East for talks with Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian leaders.
Contortionist Nina Burri performs during a rehearsal of the new show of Swiss National-Circus Knie in the town of Rapperswil, east of Zurich.
Pakistani authorities say at least 13 people have been killed in a bomb blast at a refugee camp northwest Pakistan Thursday.
A BTS train (sky train) drives along a railway track in Bangkok, Thailand.