Afghan policemen stand guard close to the site of attack in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, May 13, 2015. Casualties were feared Wednesday after two gunmen attacked a government office in Lashkar Gah city, capital of southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, an official source said. (FIle)
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen (L) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend a joint press conference at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on May 12, 2015. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his appreciation to Germany for its "commitment to Israel's security" in a joint press conference Tuesday afternoon with visiting German Defense Minister Ursula Von Der Leyen.
Fidel Castro (R), leader of the Cuban Revolution, meeting with French President Francois Hollande, in Havana, Cuba, on May 11, 2015. Visiting French President Francois Hollande and Cuban leader Raul Castro on Monday discussed ways to strengthen political and economic ties between their countries.
Soldiers and local people clear the debris of damaged buildings in Lalitpur, an ancient city adjacent to Kathmandu, capital of Nepal on May 12, 2015. Lalitpur was damaged seriously in last month's earthquake and following aftershocks.
Afghans carry their goods from the flooded area after a heavy rain in Samanagan province, northern Afghanistan, May 12, 2015.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during their meeting in Sochi, Russia, May 12, 2015.