From the climax of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 tragedy to Holi celebrations to the usual anti-establishment protests, this week had it all. And these seven pictures give us a bit of recap of these major events that made the news in the past seven days.
A woman writes on a wall dedicated to the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 before the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Participants dance and throw coloured powder during the Holi Festival of Colours organised by the Maltese Indian community in Qormi.
The Living Goddess Kumari on her chariot is brought to witness performances during the "Ghodejatra" horse race festival in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Mao Asada of Japan performs during the gala exhibition at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama.
An anti-Russian protester holds up a sign during a rally in downtown Frankfurt.
A man takes a shower as policemen patrol during an operation at the Mare slums complex in Rio de Janeiro.
A man takes a picture of cherry blossoms at the beginning of the cherry blossom season in Tokyo.