International POW: 21 – 27 April

The Earth is God’s pinball machine and each quake, tidal wave, flash flood and volcanic eruption is the result of a TILT that occurs when God, cheating, tries to win free games. – Tom Robbins.

Students at the University of South China in Hengyang City light candles and pray for people trapped in Nepal earthquake. (Shutterstock / Rex)

Students at the University of South China in Hengyang City light candles and pray for people trapped in Nepal earthquake. (Shutterstock / Rex)

Friends and family members of victims at the funeral site. (Niranjan Shrestha / AP)

Friends and family members of victims at the funeral site. (Niranjan Shrestha / AP)

People try to free a man from the rubble of a destroyed building in Kathmandu, Nepal, after an earhquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit the area. (NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA)

People try to free a man from the rubble of a destroyed building in Kathmandu, Nepal, after an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit the area. (NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA)

A woman walks between balloons part of an art light installation in Bucharest, Romania. Bucharest hosts the Spotlight International Light Festival for the next three days. (Vadim Ghirda/AP)

A woman walks between balloons part of an art light installation in Bucharest, Romania. Bucharest hosts the Spotlight International Light Festival for the next three days. (Vadim Ghirda/AP)

People lay flowers at the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan. Armenians prepare to commemorate a hundred years since 1.5 million of their kin were massacred by Ottoman forces, as a fierce dispute still rages with Turkey over Ankara's refusal to recognise the mass murder as genocide. (Karen Minasyan / AFP)

People lay flowers at the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan. Armenians prepare to commemorate a hundred years since 1.5 million of their kin were massacred by Ottoman forces, as a fierce dispute still rages with Turkey over Ankara’s refusal to recognise the mass murder as genocide. (Karen Minasyan / AFP)

Mexican-US-Lebanese actress Salma Hayek sharing a laugh with young Syrian refugees at an informal camp in Lebanon as she campaigns with Unicef to raise funds for refugees. (Alessio Romenzi / AFP / Getty Images)

Mexican-US-Lebanese actress Salma Hayek sharing a laugh with young Syrian refugees at an informal camp in Lebanon as she campaigns with Unicef to raise funds for refugees. (Alessio Romenzi / AFP / Getty Images)

View from Frutillar of lava spewing from the Calbuco volcano, sending a giant funnel of ash high into the sky near the southern port city of Puerto Montt in Chile, and triggering a red alert. Authorities ordered an evacuation within a six-mile radius. (Martin Bernetti / AFP / Getty Images)

View from Frutillar of lava spewing from the Calbuco volcano, sending a giant funnel of ash high into the sky near the southern port city of Puerto Montt in Chile, and triggering a red alert. Authorities ordered an evacuation within a six-mile radius. (Martin Bernetti / AFP / Getty Images)

Boats dusted with volcanic ash deposited from the eruptions of the nearby Calbuco volcano, pictured in background, sit parked in front of a home in Puerto Varas, Chile. The head of the National Mining and Geology Service said Friday that the volcano's eruptive process could last weeks and even months. (Luis Hidalgo/AP)

Boats dusted with volcanic ash deposited from the eruptions of the nearby Calbuco volcano, pictured in background, sit parked in front of a home in Puerto Varas, Chile. The head of the National Mining and Geology Service said Friday that the volcano’s eruptive process could last weeks and even months. (Luis Hidalgo/AP)

Demonstrators gather outside the Western District Police Station to protest the death of Freddie Grey in Baltimore.  Grey died of spinal cord injuries on April 19th while in police custody. (Steve Ruark / EPA)

Demonstrators gather outside the Western District Police Station to protest the death of Freddie Grey in Baltimore. Grey died of spinal cord injuries on April 19th while in police custody. (Steve Ruark / EPA)

Trade Unions shout slogans while raising banners reading "Let's end Park Geun-hye” and” Let's go on general strike" during a rally in Seoul, South Korea. Thousands of anti-government protesters marched in cities across South Korea denouncing the labor policies of the increasingly unpopular President Park Geun-hye. (Ahn Young-joon/AP)

Trade Unions shout slogans while raising banners reading “Let’s end Park Geun-hye” and” Let’s go on general strike” during a rally in Seoul, South Korea. Thousands of anti-government protesters marched in cities across South Korea denouncing the labor policies of the increasingly unpopular President Park Geun-hye. (Ahn Young-joon/AP)

Mount Sinabung is seen during an eruption from Surbakti village in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The local government is preparing the relocation of residents from three of the villages that were destroyed. (Tibta Pangin / Anadolu Agency)

Mount Sinabung is seen during an eruption from Surbakti village in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The local government is preparing the relocation of residents from three of the villages that were destroyed. (Tibta Pangin / Anadolu Agency)

Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano as seen from the city of Puerto Montt, Chile. The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted for the first time in more than five decades sending a thick plume of ash and smoke into the sky. (Rafael Arenas / Reuters)

Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano as seen from the city of Puerto Montt, Chile. The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted for the first time in more than five decades sending a thick plume of ash and smoke into the sky. (Rafael Arenas / Reuters)

Smoke rises during an air strike at an army weapons depot on a mountain overlooking Sanaa, Yemen. (Khaled Abdullah / Reuters)

Smoke rises during an air strike at an army weapons depot on a mountain overlooking Sanaa, Yemen. (Khaled Abdullah / Reuters)

Cyclists lift their bikes during the 'Critical Mass' gathering in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest, Hungary. (ZSOLT CZEGLEDI / EPA)

Cyclists lift their bikes during the ‘Critical Mass’ gathering in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest, Hungary. (ZSOLT CZEGLEDI / EPA)

An Israeli girl picks Ranunculus flowers in a cultivated field in the southern Israeli Kibbutz. (Menahem Kahana / AFP / Getty Images)

An Israeli girl picks Ranunculus flowers in a cultivated field in the southern Israeli Kibbutz. (Menahem Kahana / AFP / Getty Images)

The Colour Run 2015 takes place near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. (SIPA / REX Shutterstock)

The Colour Run 2015 takes place near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. (SIPA / REX Shutterstock)

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