Participants place colored powder on a woman's face as they join celebrations of the Holi festival in suburban Pasay, south of Manila, Philippines.
Visitors view elaborate lanterns on the eve of the Lantern Festival in Taipei, Taiwan. The Lantern Festival starts 15 days after the Chinese Lunar New Year and falls on March 4 this year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Governor of J&K N.N Vohra , Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Syed, Deputy CM Nirmal Singh and newly appointed Ministers after taking oath,in Jammu.
Britain's Prince William receives paper crane from girls as he visits the ravaged waterfront area devastated by the 2011 tsunami at Hiyoriyama Park in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecutre, northeastern Japan.
Ronda Rousey gets ready to fight Cat Zingano in a UFC 184 mixed martial arts bantamweight title bout, in Los Angeles. Rousey won after Zingano tapped out 14 seconds into the first round.
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating Carlos Berlocq of Argentina during the ATP Argentina Open match in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
a Filipino girl poses inside an artwork at the Art in Island Museum in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines.
A coyote pauses to look around while walking through an open field at Albuquerque's Nature Center in N.M.
William Claye competes in the men's long jump during the U.S. indoor track and field championships in Boston.
vDemonstrators hold up a banner reading in Italian "No to austerity policies. No to Renzi's government. Never with Matteo Salvini, Rome does not want you" during a counter-demonstration against Italian Northern League protesters poured simultaneously in Rome and against Italian government.
Britain's Prince William looks at Chime of Hope as he rings the bell in a neighborhood destroyed by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, in northeastern Japan.
A Pakistani fan sports a cap with pictures of Indian captain M.S.Dhoni during the Pool B Cricket World Cup match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in Brisbane, Australia.
England's Moeen Ali, right, is congratulated by teammates Jos Butler, left, and Eion Morgan after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan during their Cricket World Cup match in Wellington, New Zealand.
Filipinos are treated to a fireworks spectacle from Grupo Luso of Portugal during the 6th International Pyro Musical Competition at the Mall of Asia at suburban Pasay city south of Manila, Philippines. Twelve countries are participating in the fireworks competition with Canada winning the championship last year.
Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland, right, and Caroline Garcia of France pose with their trophies at the end of the women's singles of the Mexico Open tennis tournament in Acapulco.
An opposition member wearing a pot on her head shouts slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a protest in Caracas, Venezuela.