A boy along with a dog on an inner tube wades through a flooded road on Tuesday in Burma (Myanmar). The Bago River went over its banks on Monday, forcing residents in low lying areas to abandon their homes.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has ordered the handover of about 20 Moscow-area monasteries to the Russian Orthodox Church, returning properties seized during the Bolshevik Revolution almost a century ago.
A Russian firefighter points a water cannon at a burning floating restaurant engulfed in smoke on the Moskva River in Moscow on Friday.
Russian forensic investigators and security personnel examine the site of a bomb attack in Kizlyar on March 31. A suicide bomber disguised as a police officer set off one of two blasts that killed 12 people in Russia's volatile North Caucasus, just two days after attacks in Moscow left 39 dead. Nine police including a local chief were among the dead in the attack. The attacks in Moscow have been linked to the same region.