A soldier looks through a hole of from a building next to the garment factory building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Police in Bangladesh took five people into custody in connection with the collapse of a shoddily-constructed building this week, as rescue workers pulled 19 survivors out of the rubble and vowed to continue as long as necessary to find others despite fading hopes. Wong Maye-E/AP
Participant Gerhard Knapp shows his beard with which he competes in the Full Beard Freestyle category of the International German Beard Championships in Pforzheim, Germany. Uli Deck/dpa/AP
Tourists pass by members of the French branch of the international anti-fur group "CAFT" (The Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade) as they demonstrate naked to denounce the breeding and use of animal for fur production, on the "Promenade des Anglais", in Nice, southeastern France. Lionel Cironneau/AP
A zoo keeper shows a baby Komodo dragon to photographers at Surabaya Zoo in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. The zoo welcomed the births of ten of the endangered lizards that hatched on April 21. Trisnadi/AP
A girl naps on a hammock as a man looks outside a damaged house after last Saturday's earthquake in Longmen township of Lushan county, Sichuan province, China. Reuters
An Afghan girl walks in Bamiyan province. Mohammad Ismail/Reuters
Hemi, dressed like a Texas Cavalier, is held by this year's King Antonio Steve Dutton during the Fiesta Pooch Parade, in San Antonio, Texas. Eric Gay/AP
Participants arrive at Guildhall Square for the "Brides Across the Bridge" event in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Cathal McNaughton/Reuters
Nancy Nogacek, a member of the Military Care Committee at their church, helps tend to the some of the American flags on display as part of their "Field of Flags" in front of the Memorial Park Church, in McCandless, Pa. The display of more than 6,000 flags is to commemorate veterans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Keith Srakocic/AP
People attend a mass Tai Chi session in the China Town area of Old Havana, Cuba. The session was part of global World Tai Chi Day celebrations. Ramon Espinosa/AP
Rafael Nadal of Spain looks the ball before striking it during his semifinal match at the Barcelona open in Barcelona, Spain. Manu Fernandez/AP
Mississippi's Haley Cutright (r.), splashes through the water pit during the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Drake Relays athletics meet, in Des Moines, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP
Italian designate-Premier Enrico Letta and Italian President Giorgio Napolitano meet journalists the Quirinale, presidential palace, in Rome. Italy has finally has a new government, a coalition of Berlusconi's forces and center-left rivals who forged an unusual alliance to break a two-month stalemate following inconclusive elections. Gregorio Borgia/AP
His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh entrusts new regimental colors to Lieutenant Bronson Peacock from 3rd Battalion of The Royal Canadian Regiment at a Queen's Park ceremony in Toronto. The Duke of Edinburgh has been the Colonel-in Chief of the Royal Canadian Regiment since 1953. Fred Thornhill/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.