Iraqi Kurds celebrate the Spring festival of Noruz with fireworks.
Late movie director Stanley Kubrick is commemorated at a fitting exhibit in Paris's French Cinematheque.
A shirt bearing a victim's name is held up at a ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of a New York factory fire. The deadly blaze killed 146 immigrant workers, mostly women, because they were locked in for the duration of their shifts. Public outcry over the tragedy led to nationwide debate on workers' rights and safety regulations.
With the London Eye in the background, a man performs at the Red Bull Art of Motion competition. Participants use various disciplines of free running, parkour, martial arts, and gymnastics to compete.
All 240 hours of the world's longest film, Modern Times Forever, is shown on the side of a building in Helsinki, Sweden.
Balloons fly over the Sun Pyramid in Mexico at the Teotihuacan archaeological site, which is said to be "charged with energy" on the Spring equinox.
A contortionist performs outside London's Houses of Parliament prior to a parliamentary reception for the Association of Circus Proprietors.