A Palestinian with an umbrella walks along a deserted road on a rainy day in Ramallah, the West Bank.
Schoolchildren climb the steps of the Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC, in sunny spring weather.
The Russian-built Soyuz rocket makes its way to the launch pad at Baikonur Cosmodrome. The rocket will carry a new crew to the international space station, with lift-off scheduled for Thursday.
Israeli riot police fire tear gas at stone-throwing Israeli Arabs in Umm al-Fahm, one of the largest Arab-Israeli towns. Arab Israelis were protesting against a march by far-right Israeli activists.
Serbs gather at the opening ceremony in Kosovo of a monument dedicated to those killed in Nato air-strikes 10 years ago.
Grand Sumo champion Asashoryu is shoved out of the ring by his opponent Harumafuji, on day 10 of the 15-day Spring Grand Sumo tournament in Osaka, western Japan.
A volunteer walks on water inside an inflatable sphere at the Keswick Mountain Festival in the English Lake District.
A contestant shows off his beard in the shape of a bicycle in the southern German town of Brigachtal, ahead of the upcoming international beard championships on 28 March.