US President Barack Obama stops in front of the Treasury as he takes a walking tour of the ancient historic and archaeological site of Petra in Jordan. Larry Downing/Reuters
People walk past a field towards a tornado-affected village in eastern Bangladesh. A.M. Ahad/AP
A rugby fan shows off her high-heeled shoe during the second day of Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament. Vincent Yu/AP
Several thousand bikers ride their motorcycles during the official Moto season 2013 opening in Sofia, Bulgaria. Stoyan Nenov/Reuters
US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres greets members of the Australian Rules Football team, The Swans, during a recording session of DeGeneres' show in Sydney, Australia. Rick Rycroft/AP
Pope Francis meets Pope emeritus Benedict XVI in Castel Gandolfo. Pope Francis has traveled to Castel Gandolfo to have lunch with his predecessor Benedict XVI in a historic and potentially problematic melding of the papacies that has never before confronted the Catholic Church. Osservatore Romano/AP
From left, Serra's Siera Thompson, Caila Hailey and Deandrea Toler celebrate their 62-60 win over Salesian in the CIF girls Division IV state high school basketball championship game in Sacramento, Calif. Rich Pedroncelli/AP
Two young men pose with their huge tattoos at the International tattoo Convention in Frankfurt, Germany. Boris Roessler/dpa/AP
Children gather around a tutor during a lesson conducted by activists in a mosque, who say they provide basic education for children after schools were closed, in Aleppo, Syria. Giath Taha/Reuters
The roof of the Fair Hall 1, Europe’s largest dome, in front of Ada Bridge, world's longest single-pylon cable-stayed bridge, both in Belgrade, Serbia, Darko Vojinovic/AP
Six-month-old, Jordin Ensley, of Benicia, Calif., watches the San Francisco Giants take batting practice with her mother Christina, before an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Scottsdale, Ariz. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at a cardboard recycling factory in Ecatepec on the outskirts of Mexico City. Alejandro Dias/Reuters
Moscow deployed economic sanctions against Turkey in the latest volley between the two nations.
BySuzan Frazer and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey and the Turkish president defiantly declaring that his military will shoot down any new intruder.