Policemen are deployed to provide security amid riots in Meikhtila, Burma. Unrest between Buddhists and Muslims has reduced neighborhoods to ashes and stoked fears that last year's sectarian bloodshed is spreading into the country's heartland in a test of Asia's newest democracy.
An Indian farmer fetches water from a pond to irrigate his cucumber plants on the eve of World Water Day in Allahabad, March 21, 2013. The U.N. estimates that more than one in six people worldwide do not have access to 20-50 liters of safe freshwater a day to ensure their basic needs.
The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as women look at the view from the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem during a dust storm. Strong winds blowing clouds of dust grounded President Obama's helicopter, forcing him to make the short journey from Jerusalem to Bethlehem by motorcade.
Candidates from 40 countries wave flags after they were naturalized as U.S. citizens in a ceremony at Federal Hall in New York.