Published March 04, 2013
Masaai women line up at dawn to vote in a general election in Kumpa, Kenya. Kenyans went to the polls to begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country's most important - and complicated - in its 50-year history.
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, cardinals attend a meeting at the Vatican. Cardinals from around the world have gathered for their first round of meetings before the conclave to elect the next pope.
Afghan children watch burning expired medical items and food on the outskirts of Jalalabad.
Chinese security personnel march outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. In a rare move, China on Monday declined to reveal its defense budget request for 2013.
A cloud of sand suspended in the air passes over the Mediterranean coastal city of Netanya in the center of Israel.
Cuban players celebrate after defeating China in their World Baseball Classic first round game in Fukuoka, Japan. Cuba won 12-0.
Thousands of personalized cardboard characters are seen outside Britain's Houses of Parliament in London. The Fairtrade Foundation is calling on British PM David Cameron to put smallholder farmers around the world at the heart of its trade policy ahead of the G8 summit in June. The cardboard characters are generated by people who signed an online petition.
A man looks at a residential house that started leaning after a tunnel collapse in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi. The house, unnocupied at the time, began leaning after a tunnel on a nearby road construction project failed on Monday, according to local news reports.
A man walks by a light decoration in a tunnel in Seoul, South Korea.
A Hindu sadhu (holy man) applies paint to his forehead at his ashram at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hindu holy men from Nepal and India come to the temple to take part in the Shivaratri festival, which this year falls on March 10.
A snow-covered horse carriage is pictured on top of the Taubenberg mountain while fog dissipates under the early morning sun in Warngau, Germany.
English dancer Laurretta Summerscales takes part in a photocall ahead of the "Emerging Dancer 2013" competition final at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall in central London.