Published April 30, 2014
A worker manipulates a hot iron rod at a factory in Islamabad, Pakistan.
A gust of wind blows away Pope Francis' cap as he leaves at the end of his weekly general audience, at the Vatican.
Soldiers of the 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment of the French Foreign Legion stand guard during the rehearsal of the ceremony in the ancient theater of Orange marking the commemoration of the battle of Camaron, which occurred on 30 April 1863 between the French Foreign Legion and the Mexican army. The ceremony will mark the regiment's last public appearance in Orange before its move to its new base in Carpiagne.
A worker walks through a salt pan on the eve of May Day or Labour Day on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Chennai.
Charles Milam takes a break while searching his destroyed home on Clayton Avenue in Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, April 29, 2014. Milam, his wife and his granddaughter were at home at the time of the tornado, and all survived.
A group of recently ordained novice Buddhist monks walk barefoot on a daily alms round through a rural Thai village for their food. The youngsters have chosen to ordain as monks for the summer holidays. (Photo taken by Matthew Richards in Thailand)
A competitor performs at the FMX Course competition during the World Extreme Games in Shanghai, China.
A relative of a woman that recently gave birth to twins holds one of the babies before departing towards Chad's border, escorted by troops from the African Union operation in Central African Republic (MISCA) in the northern town of Kaga Bandoro.
Italian artist Frans looks at his work in the Via Margutta, a small Roman street renowned for inspiring the works of sculptors, painters, poets and film directors, during the annual exhibition “100 Painters on Via Margutta” in Rome.
Great white pelicans swim on a pond at the zoo in Krefeld, western Germany.