Afghan soldiers are seen through the broken front window of a car believed to have been used by attackers outside the gate of a NATO base in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, April 2. Musadeq Sadeq/AP
A Russian policeman points as he walks in front of the Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft, named after the first cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, as it is transported to its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome, Saturday. Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters
Somali refugees who recently arrived at the Dagahaley camp assemble a makeshift shelter, in Dadaab, Kenya, Sunday. Dadaab is the biggest refugee camp in the world, with more than 332,000 refugees, mainly from Somalia. Thomas Mukoya/Reuters
Libyan rebels chant slogans, flash "V" signs and wave guns during a welcome reception for fellow injured Libyans on board a Turkish ship carrying 250 wounded from Misrata, as it enters the port of Benghazi, Libya, Sunday. Nasser Nasser/AP
Japan's Self-Defense Force members continue a search operation near an elementary school where lots of the students have been missing since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, in Ishinomaki, northern Japan, Saturday. Kyodo News/AP
Ducati MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi of Italy takes a curve during the third free practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez, southern Spain, Saturday. Marcelo del Pozo /Reuters
A Nepalese supporter of the Indian cricket team reacts while watching the final match of the ICC Cricket World Cup between India and Sri Lanka shown at a local food court in Kathmandu, Saturday. Navesh Chitrakar /Reuters
People attend a flash-mob pillow fight at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei, Saturday. Pichi Chuang/Reuters
Kentucky's Doron Lamb (20) shoots over Connecticut's Roscoe Smith (22) during the second half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Saturday, in Houston. UConn defeated Kentucky, 56-55, and will play Butler in the NCAA national championship game Monday night. Chris Steppig/NCAA/AP
Texas A&M's Tyra White reaches in from behind on Stanford's Mikaela Ruef (3) in the first half of a women's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game in Indianapolis, Sunday. Texas A&M defeated Stanford, 63-62, and will play Notre Dame for the women's NCAA national championship Tuesday night. Mark Duncan/AP
A bolt of lightning lights up the night clouds over the west end of Hagerstown, Md. on Sunday night. Ric Dugan/The Herald-Mail/AP
A motorcycle drives by the Chicago Theatre before Charlie Sheen's performance, Sunday, in Chicago. Promising 'the real story,' the 45-year-old former 'Two and a Half Men' star continued his month-long, 20-city variety show tour, with Sunday's sold-out show in Chicago. Brian Kersey/AP
For more than a decade, Europe has been accustomed to relying on German leader Angela Merkel for strength and stability. But with her bid to form a new government in tatters, the continent may have to look elsewhere for leadership.
Earlier this spring, when President Trump threatened to drop out of a major climate accord and berated fellow NATO members on his first trip to Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied the continent.