U.S. President Barack Obama held a bilateral meeting with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in the Oval Office of the White House ahead of their joint press conference on April 17, 2015 in Washington, DC.
This is Matteo Renzi first official visit to the capital of the United States as Italian prime minister.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Laxmi Narayan Hindu Temple in Surrey and the Ross Street Sikh Temple in Vancouver on April 16, 2015. The last Indian Prime Minister to visit Canada was Indira Gandhi in 1973.
Southland fast-food workers, along with home-care, child-care USC faculty and industrial workers, took part in marches and rallies in South Los Angeles and downtown on April 15, 2015 as part of a national campaign calling for $15-an-hour wages.
Similar marches and rallies are being held across the country as part of a National Day of Action in the "Fight for $15.'' Organizers said rallies were also being held in 30 countries.
A heavy, red sandstorm blown in from Inner Mongolia blanketed Beijing on April 15, 2015.
China's top weather official has issued a stark warning on climate change, saying that rising temperatures will have "huge impacts" on the world's most populous country.
President Barack Obama spoke with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Guinean President Alpha Condé, and Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma in the Cabinet Room of the White House April 15, 2015.
The four Presidents discussed the progress made in the international Ebola response to-date.
A mural of a weeping woman said to have been painted by British artist Bansky was seized by the Gaza police on April 10, 2015, after it was bought for less than 175 dollars by a Palestinian. Experts have estimated its value at tens of thousands of dollars.
The mural is said to have been painted by Banksy on the door of a house that was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014.
Pictures from the presidential and parliamentary elections in Sudan. Sudanese began voting on Monday April 13, 2015 in an election boycotted by the main opposition parties which looks to extend President Omar Hassan al-Bashir's more than 25 years in power.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) waves to the crowd as he announces his presidential candidacy April 7, 2015, in Louisville, Kentucky. Paul officially announced his 2016 presidential campaign for the President of the United States during the event. He joins Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, who announced March 23.
Militants loyal to Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi are attempting to take advantage of Saudi bombing runs on Houthi rebel targets in that country. The Shiite Houthi rebels have taken over the country, forcing Hadi to flee. A coalition of Arab nations are trying to oust the Houthis in a proxy battle with Iran.
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