Ireland's Conor Lyne in action during the Men's Slalom during day 15 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre in Sochi, Russia
An Afghan boy stands on a street next to dogs in Kabul. Afghanistan's economy is recovering from decades of conflict but despite the significant improvement in the last decade it is extremely poor, and highly dependent on foreign aid
People release flowers into the Avon River as remembrance for victims of the 2011 Christchurch Earthquakes which killed 185 people
Former pope Benedict XVI, who retired last year, made a rare public appearance at a ceremony led by his successor Pope Francis to appoint new cardinals
Protesters face French riot police in Nantes, during a demonstration against the project to build an international airport in the French western city of Notre-Dame-des-Landes. The disputed project was signed in 2010
A school known as Masjid Terminal is made up almost entirely of shipping containers constructed in 2006 and caters for children who don't have access to regular school fees
Newly-appointed Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi rings a silver bell, marking the start of his office, before the start of his first cabinet meeting at Rome's Chigi palace
Members of the National Police stand guard as people protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro during a demonstration in Caracas
Participants take part in the Auckland Pride Parade along Ponsonby Road in Auckland, New Zealand
A Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) worker holds a South Sudanese baby as a vast vaccination campaign begins against cholera in the South Sudanese refugee camps
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