10 March 2014
Last updated at 12:42
In the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, a man holds up religious images during a thanksgiving mass to mark the first anniversary of the election of Pope Francis as well as the recent appointment of the first Haitian cardinal, Archbishop Chibly Langlois.
A resident makes his way through floodwaters from the Acre river, which continues to rise due to weeks of heavy rainfall in northern Bolivia and eastern Peru. After showing signs of having reached its peak and steadily dropping a week earlier, the river began to rise again from fresh rains just three days ago, according to local civil defence authorities.
Silke Spiegelburg of Germany falls to the ground during the women's pole vault final at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland.
A kitesurfer controls his kite at sunset in Punta Chame, on the outskirts of Panama City.
A group of Greek Orthodox nuns held for three months by rebels in Syria after being taken from their convent in Maaloula have arrived back in Damascus. They said they were tired, but that they had been mostly well treated. They were freed as part of a prisoner exchange involving some 150 women and children held by the Syrian government.
Uli Hoeness (second from right), president of European football champions Bayern Munich, has gone on trial in a Munich court accused of tax evasion. Prosecutors accused him of evading more than 3.5m euros (£2.9m) in tax. He argues he filed an amended tax return last year, informing German tax officials about undeclared income.
A poodle named Ricky has been judged this year's best-in-show at Crufts, seen here with handler Jason Lynn. The two-year-old standard poodle beat six other best-in-group winners in the final event of the annual competition, which had more than 21,000 entrants.
West Virginia guard Bria Holmes shoots in front of Texas players during an NCAA college basketball game in the semi-finals of the Big 12 Conference women's tournament in Oklahoma City. West Virginia won 67-60.
A model has her eye make-up removed backstage during the ModaLisboa fashion week, in Lisbon, Portugal.
An Indian chef carves a watermelon during a fruit and vegetable carving competition at Culinary Art India 2014 at Pragati Maidan in Delhi.