A 16.5-meter (54-foot) high giant Rubber Duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman is towed along Hong Kong's Victoria Habour. Since 2007 the Rubber Duck has traveled to various cites including Osaka, Sydney, Sao Paulo, and Amsterdam. Vincent Yu/AP
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of Swiss bank UBS, attends the general shareholders meeting in Zurich, Switzerland. Ruben Sprich/Reuters
Slum dwellers bathe in water gushing out of a leakage from a pipe on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, India. Biswaranjan Rout/AP
Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers attend the washing of the feet ceremony at the Ethiopian section of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, ahead of Orthodox Easter. Ronen Zvulun/Reuters
A vendor arranges hand-decorated Easter eggs at the green market, in Belgrade, Serbia, on Orthodox holy Thursday. Orthodox Serbs celebrate Easter on May 5, according to old Julian calendar. Darko Vojinovic/AP
People dressed in Goyesque costumes gather before a military parade in Madrid, Spain, during the 'Dos de Mayo' Day of the Autonomous Community of Madrid festivities. It marks the anniversary of an uprising against French troops on May 2, 1808. Paul White/AP
A pillar of a make-shift morgue is plastered with pictures of missing persons who were at the garment factory building when it collapsed last week, in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. In addition to the 430 confirmed dead, police report another 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh's $20 billion-a-year garment industry that supplies global retailers. Wong Maye-E/AP
21 month-old Natalie Solomon tastes a fresh strawberry as she and her dad Jon pick fresh berries together from the field at Oakley Farm in Chapel Hill, N.C. The season is ripe for picking fresh strawberries in some parts of North Carolina, one of the largest strawberry-producing states in the country. /Gerry Broome/AP
A statue of George Washington is seen through a bed of tulips at the Public Garden in Boston, MA. Elise Amendola/AP
A Chinese child admires a painting displayed at the Art Beijing Exhibition, held at the Agricultural Exhibition Center in Beijing, China. Andy Wong/AP
Iron workers photograph a crane lifting the final piece of a spire to the top of One World Trade Center in New York. The piece will be attached at a later date. Lucas Jackson/Reuters
A child wears a butterfly costume during a May Day demonstration in support of immigration rights in Oakland, California, May 1, 2013. Stephen Lam/Reuters
Christe Whitaker (l.) Jerri Lee King, and Sammi Lee, of Dothan, Ala., wait to enter the Grand Ole Opry House for the funeral of country music star George Jones on in Nashville, Tenn. Jones, a country music legend who had No. 1 hits in four separate decades, died April 26. Mark Zaleski/AP
Syrian refugee children watch Martin Keown, a former British soccer player for Arsenal, as he speaks to them during the official opening of Save the Children's new soccer field at the Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria. Muhammad Hamed/Reuters
The sun's rays strike the rocky coast of Acadia National Park, in Maine. A federal budget-related delay has pushed back the opening of many of the park's seasonal facilities until May 17. Acadia saw a 5 percent funding cut of it's roughly $7.8 million budget on March 1. The cut represented the National Park Service’s share of federal sequestration. Robert F. Bukaty/AP
A duck watches over her offspring as they feed at sunset on a lake in Bucharest, Romania. Vadim Ghirda/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.