International POW: 28April-4May

There is a saying in Tibetan, “Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength’. No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster. –  Dalai Lama

Ropes weighed down with water bottles apply traction to the legs of an injured girl after they were fractured during Saturday’s earthquake, at a hospital in the cityof Kathmandu, Nepal. (Danish Siddiqui / Reuters)

Ropes weighed down with water bottles apply traction to the legs of an injured girl after they were fractured during Saturday’s earthquake, at a hospital in the city of Kathmandu, Nepal. (Danish Siddiqui / Reuters)

Four-month-old baby boy Sonit Awal is held up by Nepalese Army soldiers after being rescued from the rubble of his house in Bhaktapur, Nepal, after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook the densely populated Kathmandu valley. (Amul Thapa/KathmanduToday via AP)

Four-month-old baby boy Sonit Awal is held up by Nepalese Army soldiers after being rescued from the rubble of his house in Bhaktapur, Nepal, after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook the densely populated Kathmandu valley. (Amul Thapa / KathmanduToday via AP)

Party-goers partake in a festival better known as Holi One, during International Workers Day in Johannesburg. (Kevin Sutherland / EPA)

Party-goers partake in a festival better known as Holi One, during International Workers Day in Johannesburg. (Kevin Sutherland / EPA)

Demonstrators try to protect themselves from water, sprayed by a police water canon truck and tear gas, during clashes in Istanbul. Clashes erupted between police and May Day demonstrators, as crowds determined to defy a government ban, tried to march to the city's iconic Taksim Square. (Emrah Gurel / AP)

Demonstrators try to protect themselves from water, sprayed by a police water canon truck and tear gas, during clashes in Istanbul. Clashes erupted between police and May Day demonstrators, as crowds determined to defy a government ban, tried to march to the city’s iconic Taksim Square. (Emrah Gurel / AP)

A demonstrator jumps on a damaged police car during clashes in Baltimore, USA. Several Baltimore police officers were injured on Monday in violent clashes with young people after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody earlier this month. (Shannon Stapleton / Reuters)

A demonstrator jumps on a damaged police car during clashes in Baltimore, USA. Several Baltimore police officers were injured on Monday in violent clashes with young people after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody earlier this month. (Shannon Stapleton / Reuters)

A police officer asks royal fan Terry Hutt to pose with him for a 'selfie' outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's hospital, waiting for the royal baby girl to arrive. (JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP / Getty Images)

A police officer asks royal fan Terry Hutt to pose with him for a ‘selfie’ outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital, waiting for the royal baby girl to arrive. (JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP / Getty Images)

Mount Sinabung erupts in North Sumatra. Two villages were isolated by the explosion in Karo, Indonesia. (Sijori Images / Barcroft India)

Mount Sinabung erupts in North Sumatra. Two villages were isolated by the explosion in Karo, Indonesia. (Sijori Images / Barcroft India)

Aboriginal men in traditional costume dance as protesters stage a sit down protest outside of Flinders Street Station. The gathering is part of ongoing protests against government plans to close down remote indigenous communities in Western Australia. (Scott Barbour / Getty Images)

Aboriginal men in traditional costume dance as protesters stage a sit down protest outside of Flinders Street Station. The gathering is part of ongoing protests against government plans to close down remote indigenous communities in Western Australia. (Scott Barbour / Getty Images)

A cosplayer dressed up as "Star Wars" character Storm Trooper takes part in a Star Wars Day fan event in Tokyo. (Reuters)

A cosplayer dressed up as “Star Wars” character Storm Trooper takes part in a Star Wars Day fan event in Tokyo, Japan. (Reuters)

Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and their newborn baby princess, wave to the public as they leave St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing in London. (Tim Ireland / AP)

Britain’s Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and their newborn baby princess, wave to the public as they leave St. Mary’s Hospital’s exclusive Lindo Wing in London, Britain. (Tim Ireland / AP)

People say their prayers under the leadership of Saudi Arabian Imam of the Grand Mosque Sheikh Khalid al Ghamdi during evening prayers at the Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan. (Mohsin Raza / Reuters)

People say their prayers under the leadership of Saudi Arabian Imam of the Grand Mosque Sheikh Khalid al Ghamdi during evening prayers at the Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan. (Mohsin Raza / Reuters)

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