Several tom turkeys ruffle their feathers and fan their tails to attract the attention of hens gathered near a home in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Kathy Plonka/The Spokesman-Review/AP
A Palestinian throws a stone towards Israeli forces (not pictured) during riots after the death of Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh in Israeli jail, in the West Bank city of Hebron. Bernat Armangue/AP
Warren Baxter from Oakville Ontario cheers for the Toronto Blue Jays as they play the Cleveland Indians in the second inning of their opening day MLB American League baseball game in Toronto, April 2. Fred Thornhill/Reuters
An Eurasian Eagle Owl sits in its enclosure in Munich's Hellabrunn zoo. Frank Leonhardt/AP
Bob Paulson checks on the damage to his rented truck following a hail storm in Hitchcock, Texas. Thousands of people in the Houston and Galveston areas lost electricity in overnight storms that dropped hail the size of baseballs and broke windows. No injuries were reported. Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle/AP
Stock prices displayed on an electronic board are reflected on raindrops on the window of the board outside a brokerage in Tokyo. Yuya Shino/Reuters
Men speak on mobile phones in front of a Sony showroom in the Ginza shopping district of Tokyo. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP
A high-speed ferry is docked during a 24-hour strike held by dock workers unions in the port of Piraeus, near Athens. Thanassis Stavrakis/AP
Kashmiri school children walk through a tulip garden on the outskirts of Srinagar, India. Kashmir is known for its mountains, lakes, forests, and moderate weather. Mukhtar Khan/AP
Rickshaw drivers and food vendors wait for customers in central Yangon. Security has been tightened in parts of Myanmar's biggest city and former capital Yangon after a fire killed 13 boys in a dormitory of an Islamic school. Damir Sagolj/Reuters
An indigenous woman of the Ixchil region stands with her face covered as she testifies in the trial against the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt in the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City. The former head of state was recently ordered to face trial by a judge who found sufficient evidence linking him to the killing of more than 1,700 indigenous people. Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters
Indians bathe at the River Ganges in Allahabad, India. Allahabad, on the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna is one of Hinduism's holiest sites. Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP
The Burundian election has a new date. But media and political crackdowns have made it difficult for both journalists and the opposition to work.
ByChristina Goldbaum, Contributor
Goran Tomasevic/ Reuters
Fabrice Nzohabonayo was out with a colleague in Musaga neighborhood last week, filming the now daily protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid, when a police officer asked him to stop.
“So I put down my camera, but then he grabbed me and said, ‘you are the one making people protest!’" says Mr. Nzohabonayo. Throwing him to the ground, the police officer started beating him with his baton. Soon another police officer joined him.
In the last six weeks, the government clampdown on independent press has plunged the country in a virtual media blackout: independent radio broadcasts have gone off air, their studios have been destroyed, and an estimated 50 journalists have fled the country, citing death threats and intimidation.