Published March 28, 2013
An employee works at a textile mill in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China.
U.S. Air Force B-2 stealth bomber flies over near Osan U.S. Air Base in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, South Korea.
A woman collects water from a hole in the state of Blue Nile, northeastern Sudan. (Photo submitted by Anas Issa Ali to VOA Photo Contest)
Spanish actor and director Antonio Banderas (C) waves to the crowd as his wife, U.S. actress Melanie Griffith (2nd R), applauds him after being appointed Spanish legionnaire of honor with a "chapiri" (legionnaire hat) during a ceremony outside a church in Malaga, southern Spain.
A participant sits on a sign as people dance in the street as they take part in the student carnival in Caen, northwestern France.
A surfer rides a wave in Santa Cruz, California, USA. (Photo by Liem Ly/VOA reader)
The newly built viaduct from Wuhu to Yangmei in Taiwan swathed in morning fog. (Photo taken by Tsao Shin Lin on Mar. 17, 2013/Taiwan/VOA reader)
A man cleans a huge pan to prepare a non-alcoholic drink during celebrations of Hola Mohalla festival at Anandpur Sahib in the northern Indian state of Punjab. "Hola Mohalla", or the festival of Nihangs, is celebrated during the Hindu religious festival of Holi, marking the congregation of Sikh devotees from all over the country.
Residents swim in a pool in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
A gaucho rides a wild horse during the annual celebration of Criolla Week in Montevideo, Uruguay, Mar. 27, 2013.
A worker throws a sack of shallots to be crushed by a steamroller at a customs base in Belawan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Nine tons (19,842 lbs) of shallots and garlic illegally imported from Malaysia were destroyed in the event.
Pope Francis leads the Chrism mass in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.
A student runs away from riot police during a protest to demand Chilean President Sebastián Piñera's government to improve the public education quality, in Santiago.
Men are dragged on the ground to cover themselves in red colored water during "Huranga" at Dauji temple near the northern Indian city of Mathura. "Huranga" is a game played between men and women a day after Holi, the festival of colors, during which men drench women with liquid colors and women tear the clothes off men.