Dancers from Ballet Revolucion performed on stage at the Peacock Theatre in London.
A boatman waits for tourists in Manasbal, the Summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir.
Canadian cardinal Marc Ouellet was photographed by media as he left the final congregation before cardinals entered the conclave to vote for a new pope in Vatican City.
At Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth II held an audience with John Agard, winner of the Queen's Gold Medal For Poetry.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg held up a large cup as he spoke about the health impacts of sugar. A state judge on Monday blocked Bloomberg's ban on oversize sugary drinks, but the mayor plans to appeal.
Black smoke billowed from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel, indicating that the College of Cardinals had failed to elect a new pope.
People showed emotion as white smoke rose from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel, indicating that the College of Cardinals had elected a new pope in Vatican City.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, spoke with a woman at a Springboard women's self-development program in Doha, Qatar.
Jyoti Amge, 19, the world's shortest woman, sat with her parents as well as Brahim Takioullah — who has the largest feet of the world, according to Guinness World Records — during an event in Kuwait City.
A woman held a newspaper with a picture of the new pope — Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, now Pope Francis — in St Peter's Square at the Vatican.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi toured the area of a Chinese-backed copper mine project in Northern Myanmar.
Model and singer Nil Karaibrahimgil walked the runway in an egg-themed outfit at the Red Beard by Tanju Babacan show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Istanbul.
About 20,000 Japanese plum trees of different varieties were in full bloom on Ayabeyama, a mountain now open to the public.
Souvenirs showing the new Pope Francis were sold in Rome.