Published April 03, 2013
A Kashmiri woman walks at a tulip garden in the outskirts of Srinagar, India.
A reporter (L) holds a microphone during a joint news conference of Australia's Defense Minister Stephen Smith (2nd R) and Foreign Minister Bob Carr (4th R) with Indonesia's Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa (3rd R) and Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro (R) at the Foreign Ministry office in Jakarta, Indonesia.
A department store employee displays flowers made of pure gold, 4.2kg in weight and priced at 157 million yen (1.7 million USD) at the "Gold Expo" exhibition at Tokyo's Matsuzakaya department store, Japan.
Journalists shoot the arrival of four sheep for the launching of an ‘eco-grazing’ experiment with a group of Ouessant sheep in a 2000m² green space owned by the French capital’s archives service, in the 19th district in Paris. The goal of the experiment is for sheep to graze at intervals until autumn on the parcel of land and to maintain it without weed-killers.
Devotees perform rituals of penance on hot sand on the second day of the Danda festival or the festival of self-punishment to appease Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction, at Kulagarh in Ganjam district, Orissa state, India.
Swiss guards gather before a weekly general audience led by Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican.
A 138-meter (452-foot) kite in the shape of the Great Wall and China's first emperor Qin Shihuan (L), who gave orders to build the Great Wall, flies above Daming Palace National Heritage Park during a kite fair in Xi'an, Shaanxi province.
Argos-Shimano team rider Marcel Kittel of Germany celebrates as he wins the 101st Scheldeprijs/Grand Prix de l'Escaut cycling race in Schoten, Belgium.
A lama eats at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, southern Germany.