13 April 2012
Last updated at 11:10
The African Queen, the original vessel from director John Huston's classic 1951 film of the same name, is steered by Steve Bogart (third from left), son of actor Humphrey Bogart, on a canal in Key Largo, Florida. Built in 1912, the 30-foot boat that carried Bogart and Katharine Hepburn has been refurbished to provide Florida Keys visitors with an opportunity to ride the cinema icon.
Josefina Vazquez Mota, presidential candidate of the ruling National Action Party (PAN) in Mexico, is losing support and in danger of slipping into third place in the polls ahead of the 1 July election, according to a daily survey by GEA-ISA for Milenio news network.
A two-week-old Eastern Bongo calf looks out from under her mother at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. Eastern (or Highlands) Bongos are critically endangered with as few as 75 remaining in small groups of six to 12 animals in their Kenyan upland range.
David Cameron became the first UK prime minister to visit Burma after arriving in the capital Nay Pyi Taw. He met President Thein Sein (pictured) and also held discussions with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon.
Chicago Bulls' Ronnie Brewer crashes to the floor during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat in Chicago.
Surrounded by fans, Colombian singer Shakira leaves the inauguration of a childcare centre in Cartagena, Colombia. Shakira will sing the national anthem during the opening ceremony of the sixth Summit of the Americas in Cartagena on Saturday.
Fans watch as One Direction perform at Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia. One Direction are being sued over trademark infringement by a California band with the same name.
Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin looks on through 3D glasses during his visit to Moscow's Planetarium on the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin making the first manned space flight in 1961.
As drivers prepare for the Chinese Grand Prix Formula 1's governing body confirm the Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead on 22 April. The decision comes after speculation about the event in the Gulf state, in which civil unrest has continued since protests in February 2011.