Published March 08, 2013
Self-styled "Knight of the Rose" Rolf Schrader offers roses to women in Magdeburg, eastern Germany, on Women's Day.
Netherlands' Wladimir Balentien (R), Roger Bernadina (C) and Kalian Sams celebrate after defeating Cuba at the World Baseball Classic second round game in Tokyo, Japan.
Masaaï women walk in Kenya three miles to get drinking water (Photo by Patrick Jérôme/VOA reader)
Part of Gold Coast city in Australia, which is surrounded by sea (left) and a lake (right). (Photo by Khashayar Khastoui submitted to VOA Photo Contest)
France's Interior Minister Manuel Valls looks through a car window, as one of his bodyguards is reflected, in Cayenne's Mango neighborhood during a three-day visit in the French overseas department of Guiana, Mar. 7, 2013.
Jordanian firefighters and Syrian refugees extinguish a fire at the Al Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria. The fire, caused by gas, did not result in any death or injuries, but damaged some 35 tents at the camp.
Palestinians react to tear gas fired by Israeli police during clashes after Friday prayers at a compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City.
A man tries to extinguish a fire that broke out in a slum area in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar.
A Chinese hostess, who serves delegates of National People's Congress, supervises her colleagues posing for a souvenir photographs on Tiananmen Square at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
A man rides his bicycle with a cat on his shoulder near Saint Peter's Square in Rome, Italy, Mar. 7, 2013.
A couple walks hand in hand through the snow at Central Park in New York. A slow moving winter storm brought a combination of snow, rain and high winds to the northeast U.S. after moving through the mid-Atlantic states earlier in the week.
Police, seen reflected in a street mirror, guard the entrance of a polytechnic as students gather to protest education cuts and lay-offs of professors in Madrid, Spain.
New South Korean officers chant slogans during the joint commission ceremony of 5,780 new officers of the army, navy, air force and marines at the Gyeryong military headquarters in Gyeryong.