School children hand out food to a Rohingya young girl from outside the fence of a temporary shelter in Bayeun, Aceh province, Indonesia, Thursday, May 21, 2015. In the past three weeks, thousands of people — Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar and Bangladeshis trying to escape poverty — have landed in overcrowded boats on the shores of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. After initially pushing many boats back, Malaysia and Indonesia announced on Wednesday that they will offer temporary shelter to all incoming migrants.
Mounted riot police clash with squatters during a land eviction in Lima Peru, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. On Monday hundreds of people squatted on land that according to the Ministry of Culture is an archaeological site.
Portuguese anti-riot policemen in full gear stand guard during clashes with Benfica supporters after Benfica won the Portuguese league championship, at the Marques Pombal square, in Lisbon, Sunday, May 17, 2015. Benfica clinched its 34th league title after a 0-0 draw against Vitoria Guimaraes with one round left to play.
In this Saturday, April 11, 2015 photo, Afghan farmers harvest raw opium at a poppy field in Kandahar’s Zhari district, Afghanistan. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin. The plants grow bigger, faster, use less water than seeds they’ve used before, and give up to double the amount of opium, they say.
Girls and boys stand holding red neckerchiefs salute on Red Square, in front of the Spasslaya Tower, during a ceremony to celebrate joining the Pioneers organization, in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, May 17, 2015. Pro-Communist Russians try to preserve the Young Pioneers, which used to be the Communist league for pre-teens in the Soviet Union.
An aerial view of the holy Muslim Shiite shrine of Imam Moussa al-Kathim as pilgrims gather to commemorate his death, in the Shiite district of Kazimiyah, Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The anniversary of 8th century Shiite Imam Moussa al- Kathim drew tens of thousands of Shiites from all walks to converge on his golden-domed shrine in northern Baghdad. The pilgrims typically march to the shrine while hundreds of tents are erected to offer them free food, drinks and services.
An Indian policeman beats Kashmiri government employees during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Indian police used teargas and force to stop government employees during a protest called by the workers’ Union demanding regularisation of contractual jobs and a hike in salary.
A police officer with a bag depicted the image of US President Barack Obama, stands on patrol as protesters march through the Musaga district of Bujumbura, in Burundi, Monday, May 11, 2015. Police and army negotiated with over 2000 protesters to allow delivery trucks to enter the city. One person was killed in a clash with Burundi's police on Sunday in demonstrations in the capital, Bujumbura, as the government ordered a ban on any further street protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in power.
A Rohingya Muslim man who fled Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape religious violence, cries as he pleads from a boat after he and others were intercepted by Bangladeshi border authorities in Taknaf, Bangladesh. Two recent shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea believed to have taken the lives of as many as 1,300 asylum seekers and migrants has highlighted the escalating flow of people fleeing persecution, war and economic difficulties in their homelands.