The week in 26 photos – A baby elephant sits stuck in a ditch near the railway tracks in Assam, India, on February 17. A group of wild elephants was crossing the tracks when the calf got injured and fell.
The week in 26 photos – Children learn about disaster survival on February 17 at the Hongzhuan Primary School in Chongqing Municipality, China.
The week in 26 photos – A Coton de Tulear dog is blown by strong winds on the beach in Lyme Regis, southern England, on February 14.
The week in 26 photos – Relatives and friends stand over the recovered body of a 32-year-old immigrant who died when rocks fell into an abandoned gold shaft near Benoni, South Africa, on February 18.
The week in 26 photos – A rebel fighter takes a break after a long walk on February 15 in Upper Nile, South Sudan. After decades of war, South Sudan seceded from Sudan in 2011, making it the world's youngest nation. Since then, South Sudan has become embroiled in its own internal conflict.
The week in 26 photos – People attend Shaohuolong, an annual folk event on February 14 at Puzhai township in south China's Guangdong province. Shaohuolong, or fire dragon dance, occurs on the night of the Chinese Lantern Festival.
The week in 26 photos – A gust of wind blows Pope Francis' mantle as he arrives to lead his Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on February 19.
The week in 26 photos – Liana Wolf performs as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, watches during a reception of German carnival societies at the Chancellery in Berlin on February 18.
The week in 26 photos – A wounded person lies on the ground during clashes in central Kiev on February 18.
The week in 26 photos – A man riding a horse waves a Syrian flag during a rally on February 14 in Majdal Shams, a Druze village on the border between the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Syria.
The week in 26 photos – A South Korean marine bites a chicken neck during a jungle survival training course at a military base in Thailand's Chanthaburi province on February 15.
The week in 26 photos – During Valentine's Day celebrations on February 14, a man takes a picture of a red heart in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
The week in 26 photos – Iraqi security forces arrest suspected militants of the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant during clashes in Jurf al-Sakhar, Iraq, on February 15.
The week in 26 photos – Asylum seekers take part in a day of protest on February 17 at the Holot detention center, where hundreds of migrants are being held in the southern Negev desert of Israel.
The week in 26 photos – Ultraorthodox Jewish bride Rivka Hannah Krois watches her groom dance at their wedding in Jerusalem on February 19.