Published April 18, 2013
The remains of a fertilizer plant burn after an explosion at the plant in the town of West, near Waco, Texas, USA. The deadly explosion ripped through the fertilizer plant, injuring more than 100 people, leveling dozens of homes and damaging other buildings including a school and nursing home, authorities said.
Paramilitary soldiers carry survivors of an earthquake to receive medical treatment following the quake in the town of Mashkeel, southwestern Pakistani province of Baluchistan, near the Iranian border.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama walks across the Peace Bridge during his visit to Londonderry, northern Ireland.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Juan Monaco of Argentina during the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco.
A visitor looks at the installation titled "Mitten" by Katharina Hinsberg from Edith Wahlandt gallery at the Art Cologne fair in Cologne, Germany. Some 200 international exhibitors take part in the 47th Cologne Art fair.
A motorist drives through a flooded section of the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago, Illinois. Thunderstorms dumped up to 5 inches of rain on parts of the Chicago area overnight, closing sections the Edens, Eisenhower and Kennedy expressways.
A model presents a hairstyle during the 7th international festival of hairdressing art, fashion and design called "Crystal Angel" in Kyiv, Ukraine.