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Hindu devotees throw colored powder on each other inside Banke Bihari temple during Holi festival celebrations in Vrindavan, India. Holi, the festival of colors celebrates the arrival of spring among other things.

Altaf Qadri/AP

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Stella Ferruzola, 3, poses with a Blue Morpho butterfly on her nose at the Sensational Butterflies Exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London.


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Hooded penitents from "Santa Genoveva" brotherhood take part in a procession in Seville, Spain. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week.

Emilio Morenatti/AP

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A penitent of "Las Aguas" (The Waters) brotherhood stands before the start of his penance during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain. Hundreds of Easter processions take place around the clock in Spain during Holy Week, drawing thousands of visitors.

Marcelo del Pozo/REUTERS

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Ring-tailed lemurs sit in their enclosure in the zoo in Straubing, southern Germany.

Armin Weigel/AP

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) looks at the latest combat and technical equipments, made by unit 1501 of the Korean People's Army, during his visit to the unit in this picture released by the North's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang.


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A cyclist casts his shadow on a street in Duesseldorf, Germany. Sunshine and freezing temperatures prevail in Germany.

Daniel Naupold/AP

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Two boys watch as ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, not seen, burn leavened items in final preparation for the Passover holiday in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish town of Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv, Israel. Jews are forbidden to eat leavened foodstuffs during the Passover holiday that celebrates the biblical story of the Israelites' escape from slavery and exodus from Egypt.

Oded Balilty/AP

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks over at Da Mao, one of two Panda bears as it peers out of a container after arriving by FedEx transport jet in Toronto. The two bears, on loan from China, will spend time at both the Toronto and Calgary Zoos.

Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail

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