The headline story of the past 7 days has of course been the missing Malaysian Airlines plane. Add some Ukraine-Russia tension and the Nuclear Security Summit in The hHague and you’ve got your world news in 40+ pics. [46 photos total]

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An anti-government protester holds a stone in front of a burning bus during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in San Cristobal (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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A suspect, seen walking next to a dummy of former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau, is taken away by the police after the reconstruction of a crime scene at Sai Wan Ho in Hong Kong (TYRONE SIU/REUTERS) #
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An instructor pushes a student's jaw during a special course on flight safety on the outskirts of Beijing (JASON LEE/REUTERS) #
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A fisherman waits for a catch in front of the beach of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro (JORGE SILVA/REUTERS) #
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A man carries an injured anti-government protester in San Cristobal (STRINGER/VENEZUELA/REUTERS) #
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People crowd onto a bridge during the annual Caiqiaohui event in Mianyang (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
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A Ukrainian naval officer leaves the naval headquarters in Sevastopol (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
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Twin polar bear cubs play outside in their enclosure at Tierpark Hellabrunn in Munich (MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS) #
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Osborne holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands outside number 11 Downing Street before delivering his budget in central London (SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REUTERS) #
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A Chinese family member of a passenger onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 screams as she is being brought into a room outside the media conference area at a hotel near Kuala Lumpur International Airport (EDGAR SU/REUTERS) #
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German pensioner Kraft decorates tree with Easter eggs in garden of his summerhouse in Saalfeld (FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS) #
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An eight-month-old child sits at a clinic for the obese in Bogota (JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS) #
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A Romanian special forces member disembarks from a helicopter to the U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun during a joint military drill in the Black Sea (STOYAN NENOV/REUTERS) #
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A member of Iraqi security forces fires a cannon during clashes with the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Jurf al-Sakhar (STRINGER/IRAQ/REUTERS) #
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Young children get a close-up view of an Orca killer whale during a visit to the animal theme park SeaWorld in San Diego, California (MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS) #
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A bodyboarder rides a wave during Sumol Nazare Special Edition in Nazare (RAFAEL MARCHANTE/REUTERS) #
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Crosses are seen at the WWI Douaumont ossuary near Verdun, eastern France (VINCENT KESSLER/REUTERS) #
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A Ukrainian soldier closes an entrance gate at the airforce base in the Crimean town of Belbek (SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS) #
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Colombian police commanders carry the casket of Major German Mendez of the Colombian police force during his funeral at a religious center in Bogota (JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS) #
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Iraqi Kurdish people carry fire torches up a mountain where a giant flag of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region is laid, as they celebrate Newroz Day, a festival marking their spring and new year, near Dahuk (AZAD LASHKARI/REUTERS) #
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Al Qaeda fighters celebrate on vehicles taken from Iraqi security forces on a main street in Fallujah (STRINGER/IRAQ/REUTERS) #
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A couple pose for wedding pictures at a park in Wenzhou (WILLIAM HONG/REUTERS) #
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Russian President Putin signs documents as Naryshkin and Matviyenko look on during a ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin (RIA Novosti/REUTERS) #
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A man sits next to a wall with graffiti in a cell of the central prison in the district of Wango (SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS) #
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A woman holds a portrait of Russia's President Vladimir Putin during celebrations on the main square of the Crimean city of Simferopol (SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS) #
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Gay couples take part in a mass wedding in Mexico City (EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS) #
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Tumbleweed surround a car in Fountain (RICK WILKING/REUTERS) #
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A satellite image of an object spotted in the southern Indian Ocean by the Gaofen-1 high-resolution optical Earth observation satellite CNSA (STRINGER/CHINA/REUTERS) #
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Smoke rises from a tank belonging to the Syrian government forces during clashes in the town of Morek (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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A boy takes a bath along a pavement in Chennai (BABU/REUTERS) #
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Ukrainian riot policemen protect building in Donetsk (YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS) #
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Members of pro-Russian self-defence units block and detain an unidentified man outside a military airbase in the Crimean town of Belbek near Sevastopol (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
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Kenyan bride Hawa Abdulkadir poses for a photograph during her traditional Nubian wedding ceremony in Nairobi's Kibera Slum (NOOR KHAMIS/REUTERS) #
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Tens of thousands of protesters take part in an anti-austerity demonstration in Madrid (PAUL HANNA/REUTERS) #
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Anti-government protesters kiss during a protest in Caracas (CHRISTIAN VERON/REUTERS) #
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A hotel security personal sits guard next to an entrance of a meeting hall in Beijing (JASON LEE/REUTERS) #
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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy sits on a bench with his wife and singer Carla Bruni-Sarkozy after voting at a polling station in the first round in the French mayoral elections in Paris (BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS) #
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Kite boarders and kite skiers compete during an amateur regional competition on the frozen Yenisei River in the Taiga district outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk (ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS) #
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju watch a performance by the Moranbong Band at the April 25 House of Culture (KCNA/REUTERS) #
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A landslide and structural debris blocks Highway 530 near Oso (POOL/REUTERS) #
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Police use a water cannon to disperse a demonstrator during a protest against a trade pact with mainland China, near Taiwan's government headquarters in Taipei (STRINGER/TAIWAN/REUTERS) #
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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak makes an announcement on the latest development on the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane at Putra World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur (EDGAR SU/REUTERS) #
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A Ukrainian soldier stands guard outside a Ukrainian Army military camp set up on a field close to the Russian border in east Ukraine (YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS) #
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A family member of a passenger aboard Malaysia Airlines MH370 shouts at journalists after watching a television broadcast of a news conference, at the Lido hotel in Beijing (JASON LEE/REUTERS) #
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Ruben Hidalgo, 25, a contestant poses before taking part in a body paint pageant during Expobelleza Andalucia (Expobeauty Andalusia) in the Andalusian capital of Seville (Marcelo del Pozo/REUTERS) #
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Country leaders meet during the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague (POOL/REUTERS) #

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