Construction workers bicycled along a street in central Shanghai. Economic growth slowed last year to its lowest rate in more than a decade.
Steven Sinofsky, then president of the Windows division at Microsoft, previewed the Windows 8 operating system in Shanghai in October 2012.
Family members of Firman Chandra Siregar, an Indonesian passenger of flight MH370, watched television at their home in Medan, Indonesia, on Sunday.
In recent years, government commissions, parliamentary inquiries and civil society groups have all pointed to serious shortfalls in the disbursement of oil revenues.
A boulevard in Odessa, Ukraine. The Crimean crisis is a sobering moment for Odessa, where the municipal holiday is April Fools0 Day, called Humorina.
Families have been seeking clues about their relatives, like Sergey Chichilenko, 36, who was last seen in Kiev0s Independence Square in February. More than 250 people are missing in Ukraine.
0lvaro Uribe, one of the most vocal critics of peace negotiations between the government and the country0s main guerrilla group, was elected to the Senate.
The administration0s proposal would extend a billion-dollar package of loans from the International Monetary Fund to $1.6 billion by expanding loan limits for countries like Ukraine.
A man at a polling station on Sunday in San Salvador.
The passengers bound for China on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 represented a vivid cross-section of a nation well into an economic transformation: artists and corporate salespeople, foreign businesspeople and technology firm employees.
Nazario Moreno Gonz0lez, a leader of a powerful criminal gang now known as the Knights Templar, was likely killed in a shootout with federal forces, Mexican officials said.
Zakia, 18, in Bamian, Afghanistan, said her marriage plans led to family death threats.
Cooling towers at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, whose reactors are of the same design as those at Fukushima.
Syrian insurgents released 13 nuns and three attendants who disappeared three months ago from their monastery in the ancient Christian town of Maaloula, Lebanese and Syrian officials said early Monday.
A woman comforted her baby Sunday at a hospital in the Sakhour district of Aleppo, Syria, after both were injured by what activists said was a barrel bomb.
Vice President Muhammad Qasim Fahim in 2011.
Sectarian fighting that flared in October in the north drew closer to Sana, the capital.
Gerard Mortier in 2007.
Vladimir Konstantinov,0speaker of the Crimean legislature, attended a pro-Russian rally in Simferopol on Sunday.
The European Union0s foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, second from left, and her delegation attended a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, second from right, and his colleagues in Tehran on Sunday.
The site of a suicide bombing at a checkpoint in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla on Sunday.
North Korea0s leader was expected to use the polls and a newly elected legislature to elevate officials close to him and consolidate his power.
Historically, the relationship between universities and the military has been complicated, though it wasn0t always so tense.
Women working at a brick kiln on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab, on the eve of International Women's Day.
A Kudumbashree worker involved in community farming near the Kerala village of Kadakkanad. Around 260,000 workers currently till and harvest more than 60,000 acres throughout the state.
The police in Nanjing have detained a government employee after a video of the beating of a nurse generated widespread outrage online.
The women's rights activist Gloria Steinem, third from right, with students in front of the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.
The two best-known members of the protest group Pussy Riot were assaulted by six men who hit them and tossed acidic liquid and green dye on their faces while cursing at them.
Russia Today, a government-funded English language news channel, has been rocked in recent days by two of its anchors protesting its coverage of Ukraine.
An armored vehicle with a Russian military plate in the Crimean town of Balaklava on Saturday.
Riot police officers using rifles to shoot at protesters in Independence Square in Kiev. February 2014.