A devotee of the Tamil community who has his body pierced with metal spears takes part in a religious procession during the Muthu Mariamman Puja festival in Mumbai, India (Pic: EPA)
Protests over food shortages and security continue in Venezuela (Pic: EPA)
Revelers celebrate during the Quizomba street carnival 'bloco' on in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Women look at the 'Edo-Sakura Renaissance' exhibition by art aquarium producer Hidetomo Kimura in Tokyo
Gold medalist Lyudmyla Pavlenko (C) of Ukraine, silver medalist Oksana Masters (L) of USA and bronze medalist Svetlana Konovalova (R) of Russia celebrate during the flower ceremony of the Cross Country 12km Sitting competition in Sochi (Pic: EPA)
Two woman check the motion control of a life sized humanoid robot at the 2014 CeBIT trade fair in Germany
A family attends a commemoration ceremony ahead of the 3rd anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake
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