Published March 13, 2014
Hindu priests throws colored powder at the devotees during Holi celebrations at Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.
Mahouts pray while sitting on top of elephants during Thailand's National Elephant Day in the ancient Thai capital Ayutthaya.
Visitors read books during the Leipzig International Book Fair in Leipzig, Germany. More than 2,000 exhibitors from 42 countries present their novelties from March 13 until March 16, 2014.
Daniel Davis is covered in snow and ice while clearing a sidewalk during a snowstorm in Detroit, Michigan, USA, Mar. 12, 2014.
Armenia's Mher Avanesyan (LW 5/7-1) competes in the Men's Alpine Skiing Slalom Standing during the XI Paralympic Olympic Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center near Sochi, Russia.
An anti-government protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask gestures behind a barricade that they set on fire during a demonstration in Ankara, Turkey, Mar. 12, 2014. Riot police clashed with demonstrators in several Turkish cities for a second day as mourners buried a teenager wounded in protests last summer.
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama greets Kermit the Frog as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Army General Martin Dempsey introduces a showing of the new movie "Muppets Most Wanted" at the White House in Washington, Mar. 12, 2014.
People walk past a row of Volkswagen e-Golf cars during the company's annual news conference in Berlin, Germany.
Cast members Ryan Hansen (left), Kristena Bell (Center), and Jason Dohring (right) pose at the premiere of "Veronica Mars" in Hollywood, California, Mar. 12, 2014.
Dancers of the State Opera Ballet perform during a dress rehearsal of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake at the State Opera in Vienna, Austria.