A man takes pictures of a stingray in the Resorts World Sentosa's S.E.A. Aquarium in Singapore. Edgar Su/Reuters
Promoters of cafes comfort their friend as people walk at a shopping district in central Seoul, South Korea. Lee Jae-Won/Reuters
A boy stands in front of a statue of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher by Neil Simmons, 2001, on display in the Guildhall Art Gallery in the city of London. In 2002 a man decapitated the statute on display but it was later restored. Olivia Harris/Reuters
Visitors enjoy a ride on an industrial robot at the Hanover Messe on the first day of the industrial trade fair, in Hanover, Germany. Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters
A worker pulls a cart through the central market in downtown Lima, Peru. Mariana Bazo/Reuters
Jesus Mari Ayala, 43, fights against tears during the protest against his eviction from a flat he had rented 14 years in Pamplona, northern Spain. Thousands across Spain are facing losing their homes due to the economic crisis. Alvaro Barrientos/AP
Israeli police officers stand still as a two-minute siren is sounded before a wreath-laying ceremony marking Israel's annual day of Holocaust remembrance, at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Israel commemorates the six million Jews killed by the Nazis in the Holocaust during World War Two. Ronen Zvulun/Reuters
A Palestinian woman holds her refugee ration card during a protest demanding the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to resume aid for refugees, in front of UNRWA headquarters in Gaza City. The main UN humanitarian agency for Palestinians closed all of its relief and distribution centres in Gaza after protesters stormed its headquarters demanding it to reverse a decision to cut annual cash handouts of $40, to the poorest beneficiaries. Suhaib Salem/Reuters
A young Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteer plays the bugle or the trumpet, marking the upcoming Vikram Samvat in Allahabad, India. Vikram Samvat, the beginning of a new year in the Hindu calendar. Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP
Spectators watch as Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tees off from the third hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. David Goldman/AP
An installation called 'Hooked up' by lighting designer Dean Skira is displayed, part of the Milan's Furniture Fair, in Milan, Italy. Luca Bruno/AP
A dog watches the world pass by from it's home on north Washington Ave. In Enid, Okla. Billy Hefton/Enid News & Eagle/AP
Students attend a lesson at a public school in Gudele on the outskirts of South Sudan's capital Juba. One in four people are literate in South Sudan. Andrea Campeanu/Reuters
Baby turtles make their way into the ocean upon their release during a campaign to save sea turtles on Lampuuk beach in Aceh Besar, Indonesia. Sea turtles in Indonesia have long suffered from poaching for their meat, fat, shells, and eggs. Heri Juanda/AP
Migrant workers chat inside their home on a bus in Shenyang, Liaoning province. A construction site manager bought the scrapped bus last September and converted it into a living space for five of his workers. He said the bus, bought at 26,000 yuan ($4,190), is more affordable than renting or purchasing conventional living quarters. Reuters
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.