Pro-government protesters in Ukraine are seen reflected on an advertising poster as they hold a rally against the president in Independence Square in Kiev.
A visitor walks past a replica of Cinderella's Castle at the Shijingshan Amusement Park in Beijing. With its slogan 'Disneyland is too far', the park aims to attract more visitors.
Residents scavenge through smouldering ashes to salvage whatever they can after a fire swept through a Manila slum in the Philippines.
The Dragon Dance is performed during a parade marking the opening ceremony of the 25th Luoyang Peony Festival in Henan Province, China.
Cracked earth is visible as a result of declining water levels at Wivenhoe Dam in Australia, which supplies Brisbane - the first Australian state capital to be subjected to tighter restrictions.
Russian interior ministry troops march in the town of Balashikha, outside Moscow, during a rehearsal for the 9 May Victory Day parade.
A Swiss free rider jumps an ice-cold aisle during his descent at the World Cup final in Tignes, France.
Chelsea pensioners stand with bricks and trowels near a new infirmary at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London. They have given up their pension in return for care at the hospital.