Ukrainian soldier (2nd L) shakes hand with a man believed to be Russian soldier, at the Ukrainian military base near Simferopol. Crimea plans to allow residents the choice of either Russian or Ukrainian passports if the territory becomes part of Russia after March 16 referendum.
A member of a youth group holds roses as he prays for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane at a hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
A security guard checks his mobile phone beside Baroque masterpiece 'Supper at Emmaus', by Italian painter Caravaggio, after it was installed at a gallery in Hong Kong.
About a dozen nuns, who were freed after being held by rebels for over three months, arrive at the Syrian border with Lebanon at the Jdaydeh Yaboos crossing, Syria.