Published April 28, 2014
Udomsak Ratanotayo (l) and Suttinan Boonsomkiat wear storm trooper costumes while donating blood at the Thai Red Cross in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Star Wars fans will donate blood and give toys at an orphanage as part of a promotional campaign.
A police officer uses a fire extinguisher outside the Taipei Railway Station after anti-nuclear demonstrators were removed from the area.
Pro-Russian armed men in military fatigues pose for a photograph with a child as they stand guard outside a regional administration building seized overnight by pro-Russian separatists, in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kostyantynivka.
An Iraqi policeman shows his ink-stained finger and his ID after casting his ballot at a school in Baghdad's Karrada commercial district.
A Russian-built Proton rocket with Russian relay satellite Luch-5V and the Kazakh communication satellite KazSat-3 aboard blasts off from a launch pad in the Russian-leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome.
Relatives and families of members of Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi react after hearing an Egyptian court has recommended the death sentence for the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and 682 supporters, and handed down a final capital punishment ruling for 37 others, in front of the court in Minya, south of Cairo.
A boy wearing a mask of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), waits for the start of an election campaign rally being addressed by Modi in Kheralu town in the western Indian state of Gujarat.
A chimney collapses as it is demolished by explosives in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China.
Mourners line up to pay tribute to victims of the sunken passenger ship Sewol near a temporary group memorial altar for the victims in Ansan, South Korea, April 27, 2014.
A general view shows St. Peter's Square during the canonization ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II at the Vatican, April 27, 2014.
A boy dressed as a Pope yawns as he prepares to join a parade in celebration of the canonization or the elevation to sainthood in the Vatican of Roman Catholic Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippine, April 27, 2014.
A newly wed couple poses for photos on a field of tulips near a replica Dutch windmill at Shunyi International Flowers Port in Beijing, China.
Crystal Palace's mascot Kayla, a North American Bald Eagle, flies in the stadium to entertain the fans ahead of the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park stadium in London, April 27, 2014.