A US Marines gunner is silhouetted against the sunset while securing the area around a broken vehicle in a convoy, which delivered supply to the remote Forward Operating Base Cafferata in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 8. Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters
A girl walks down a street in Belgrade, Serbia, on March 10 after a snowstorm. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP
Drivers wait for help after a pile up on the highway outside Kazan, Russia, on March 11. Bad weather conditions caused the traffic-stopping accident. Mikhail Metzel/AP
US Marines rappel during a joint US-South Korean military drill in Pohang, South Korea, on March 9. The annual Key Resolve/Foal Eagle drills run from March 8-18 and involve more than 38,000 troops from the two countries. Lee Jae-Won/Reuters
A snow-covered vineyard is seen in Stuttgart, Germany, Friday. Thomas Kienzle/AP
Gondolas are covered in snow in Venice, Italy, on March 10. Luigi Costantini/AP
Shoppers and vendors protect themselves and their merchandise as a sudden downpour takes place in Manila, Philippines, on March 12. Many farmers have been struggling with an El Niño-triggered drought and the rain was a great relief. Pat Roque/AP
People pass workers clearing snow during windy weather in front of the Kul-Sharif mosque in Kazan, Russia, on March 11. Denis Sinyakov/Reuters
People walk near wind turbines on a government-sponsored wind farm in La Rumorosa, Mexico, on March 9. Mexican President Felipe Calderon inaugurated the wind farm in northern Mexico early Tuesday. Guillermo Arias/AP
A ski jumper soars through the air at sunset before the qualification round of the World Cup Ski Jumping competition in Lillehammer, Norway, on March 11. Bob Strong/Reuters
An iced-over boardwalk is seen at Lake Neuchatel in Grandson, Switzerland, on Tuesday. Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone/AP
Two fans sit in the rain waiting for the start of the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees baseball spring training game on March 11 in Tampa, Fla., which was postponed because of inclement weather. Chris O'Meara/AP
Dark rain clouds hang over the financial skyline in Singapore on March 10. Wong Maye-E/AP
Working toward the insurgent stronghold of Barawe, African peacekeeping troops and Somali forces have regained several towns this year, capturing Bulamareer on Saturday.
ByAbdi Sheik, Reuters
African peacekeeping troops and Somali forces recaptured a southern town from Islamist al Shabaab rebels on Saturday, bringing them a step closer to the insurgent stronghold of Barawe, commanders said.