Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg and Polish President Andrzej Duda hold hands as they walk in front of the “Death Wall” during the annual International March of the Living through the grounds of the former Auschwitz death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on April 28. Kacper Pempel/Reuters

The Month in World Photos

Shocking civilian casualties in Ukraine, a Holocaust survivor’s march in Poland, and a swan’s unusual nest in Serbia. This was April 2022.

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A plane flies above Iraq’s southern city of Basra past the waning gibbous moon on April 18. HUSSEIN FALEH/AFP via Getty Images

A plane flies above Iraq’s southern city of Basra past the waning gibbous moon on April 18.

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Palestinian militants take part in an anti-Israel military exercise in southern Gaza on April 15. Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

Palestinian militants take part in an anti-Israel military exercise in southern Gaza on April 15.

Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters
A dead body remains in a street in Bucha, Ukraine, northwest of Kyiv, on April 2. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images

A body remains in a street in Bucha, Ukraine, northwest of Kyiv, on April 2.

RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images
A woman stands at her front door after heavy rains caused erosion and other flood damage in KwaNdengezi, Durban, South Africa, on April 12. Rogan Ward/Reuters

A woman stands at her front door after heavy rains caused erosion and other flood damage in KwaNdengezi, Durban, South Africa, on April 12.

Rogan Ward/Reuters
A university student shouts slogans during a protest in front of the people’s representative council (DPR) in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on April 11. Demonstrators protested the high prices of supplies, the postponement of presidential elections, and an extension of the president’s term. CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP via Getty Images

A university student shouts slogans during a protest in front of the People’s Representative Council (DPR) in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on April 11. Demonstrators protested the high prices of supplies, the postponement of presidential elections, and an extension of the president’s term.

CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP via Getty Images
An Oro Wari Indigenous man sits in his tent at the Terra Livre (Free Land) protest camp in Brasilia, Brazil, on April 10. He was among those rallying for the defense of Indigenous rights and land demarcation and against mining in Indigenous lands. Amanda Perobelli/Reuters

An Oro Wari Indigenous man sits in his tent at the Terra Livre (Free Land) protest camp in Brasilia, Brazil, on April 10. He was among those rallying for the defense of Indigenous rights and land demarcation and against mining on Indigenous lands.

Amanda Perobelli/Reuters
A man sits on a cylinder as he waits in line to buy gas on a main road in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on April 12 amid the country’s economic crisis. Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

A man sits on a cylinder as he waits in line to buy gas on a main road in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on April 12 amid the country’s economic crisis.

Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters
Workers in protective suits take a break after nucleic acid testing during the COVID lockdown in Shanghai on April 26. Aly Song/Reuters

Workers in protective suits take a break after nucleic acid testing during the COVID-19 lockdown in Shanghai on April 26.

Aly Song/Reuters
Newlyweds Nastya Gracheva and Anton Sokolov—medical professionals who became volunteers at the start of Russia’s invasion into Ukraine—pose for a photograph in a destroyed courtyard of a shopping and office complex in central Kharkiv, Ukraine, on April 3. SERGEY BOBOK/AFP via Getty Images

Newlyweds Nastya Gracheva and Anton Sokolov—medical professionals who became volunteers at the start of Russia’s invasion into Ukraine—pose for a photograph in a destroyed courtyard of a shopping and office complex in central Kharkiv, Ukraine, on April 3.

SERGEY BOBOK/AFP via Getty Images
A swan makes a nest out of plastic trash near a sewage drain on the Danube riverbank close to downtown Belgrade, Serbia, on April 18. ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP via Getty Images

A swan makes a nest out of plastic trash near a sewage drain on the Danube riverbank close to downtown Belgrade, Serbia, on April 18.

ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP via Getty Images
A woman sits in front of a damaged residential building in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine, on a rainy April 13. Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters

A woman sits in front of a damaged residential building in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine, on a rainy April 13.

Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (second from left) walks in the town of Bucha, just northwest of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, on April 4. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (second from left) walks in the town of Bucha, just northwest of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, on April 4.

RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images
A Ukrainian serviceman holds an Easter cake in his helmet during a ceremony to bless Easter cakes and eggs outside a cathedral in Kyiv on April 24. Gleb Garanich/Reuters

A Ukrainian serviceman holds an Easter cake in his helmet during a ceremony to bless Easter cakes and eggs outside a cathedral in Kyiv on April 24.

Gleb Garanich/Reuters
Muslim worshippers perform the Tarawih prayer on the first night of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on April 2. CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP via Getty Images

Muslim worshippers perform the Tarawih prayer on the first night of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on April 2.

CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP via Getty Images
A picture taken from inside a mosque shows a war-ravaged street in Syria’s northern city of Raqqa during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on April 8. DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images

A picture taken from inside a mosque shows a war-ravaged street in Syria’s northern city of Raqqa during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on April 8.

DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images
A Palestinian boy peeks out from a hole in a fence near the Gaza-Israel border in Bureij on April 7. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images

A Palestinian boy peeks out from a hole in a fence near the Gaza-Israel border in Bureij on April 7.

MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images
A member of the British military assists a migrant woman at the Port of Dover in Britain after she was rescued while crossing the English Channel on April 15. Hannah McKay/Reuters

A member of the British military assists a migrant woman at the Port of Dover in Britain after she was rescued while crossing the English Channel on April 15.

Hannah McKay/Reuters
A woman says goodbye to her serviceman husband before he leaves for the front line in Uzhhorod, Ukraine, on April 26. Serhii Hudak/Reuters

A woman says goodbye to her serviceman husband before he leaves for the front line in Uzhhorod, Ukraine, on April 26.

Serhii Hudak/Reuters
Amanda Soares, 21, hugs her mother, Celia Ferro, 62, after evacuating their house during a fire that broke out at a household items warehouse in Guarulhos, Brazil, on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, on April 27. Amanda Perobelli/Reuters

Amanda Soares, 21, hugs her mother, Celia Ferro, 62, after evacuating their house during a fire that broke out at a household items warehouse in Guarulhos, Brazil, on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, on April 27.

Amanda Perobelli/Reuters
Supporters react after the re-election victory of French President Emmanuel Macron at the Champ de Mars in Paris on April 24. BERTRAND GUAY/AFP via Getty Images

Supporters react after the re-election victory of French President Emmanuel Macron at the Champ de Mars in Paris on April 24.

BERTRAND GUAY/AFP via Getty Images
Penitent members of the “Real Hermandad del Santisimo Cristo de las Injurias” gather near a cathedral in Zamora, Spain, on April 13 before taking part in a Holy Week procession. CESAR MANSO/AFP via Getty Images

Penitent members of the “Real Hermandad del Santisimo Cristo de las Injurias” gather near a cathedral in Zamora, Spain, on April 13 before taking part in a Holy Week procession.

CESAR MANSO/AFP via Getty Images
A farmer works at a poppy plantation in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 3 after the Taliban’s supreme leader ordered a ban on poppy cultivation in the country. JAVED TANVEER/AFP via Getty Images

A farmer works at a poppy plantation in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 3 after the Taliban’s supreme leader ordered a ban on poppy cultivation in the country.

JAVED TANVEER/AFP via Getty Images
A young Buddhist monk arranges an LED light as part of Earth Day celebrations at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya Buddhist temple in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok, on April 22. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP via Getty Images

A young Buddhist monk arranges an LED light as part of Earth Day celebrations at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya Buddhist temple in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok, on April 22.

MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP via Getty Images
A farmer drives a tractor in his field while planting potatoes in Tilloy-lez-Cambrai, France, on April 12. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

A farmer drives a tractor in his field while planting potatoes in Tilloy-lez-Cambrai, France, on April 12.

Pascal Rossignol/Reuters
Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg and Polish President Andrzej Duda hold hands as they walk in front of the “Death Wall” during the annual International March of the Living through the grounds of the former Auschwitz death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on April 28. Kacper Pempel/Reuters

Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg and Polish President Andrzej Duda hold hands as they walk in front of the “Death Wall” during the annual International March of the Living through the grounds of the former Auschwitz death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on April 28.

Kacper Pempel/Reuters
Women walk in front of the destroyed Hotel Ukraine in Chernihiv on April 6. Marko Djurica/Reuters

Women walk in front of the destroyed Hotel Ukraine in Chernihiv on April 6.

Marko Djurica/Reuters
Palestinians run for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli security forces at the northern entrance of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on April 11. ABBAS MOMANI/AFP via Getty Images

Palestinians run for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli security forces at the northern entrance of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on April 11.

ABBAS MOMANI/AFP via Getty Images
An ostrich walks on the destroyed enclosure of a family ecopark in Yasnohorodka, Ukraine, on April 2. About a third of the animals died and some of them scattered after the spot was shelled by Russian troops. SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images

An ostrich walks on the destroyed enclosure of a family ecopark in Yasnohorodka, Ukraine, on April 2. About a third of the animals died and some of them scattered after the spot was shelled by Russian troops.

SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images
Workers carry a body of a civilian man in the town of Bucha, Ukraine, on April 3. SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images

Workers carry a body of a civilian man in the town of Bucha, Ukraine, on April 3.

SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images
A child is helped off a bus at the registration center in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, where the International Committee of the Red Cross had a team of three cars and nine staff waiting to continue evacuations from the besieged city of Mariupol on April 1. EMRE CAYLAK/AFP via Getty Images

A child is helped off a bus at the registration center in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, where the International Committee of the Red Cross had a team of three cars and nine staff waiting to continue evacuations from the besieged city of Mariupol on April 1.

EMRE CAYLAK/AFP via Getty Images
An elderly woman embraces a Ukrainian soldier in Bucha, northwest of Kyiv, on April 2. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images

An elderly woman embraces a Ukrainian soldier in Bucha, northwest of Kyiv, on April 2.

RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images
U.S. President Joe Biden congratulates Ketanji Brown Jackson at the White House in Washington on April 7 moments after the U.S. Senate confirmed her as the first Black woman to serve as a justice on the Supreme Court. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

U.S. President Joe Biden congratulates Ketanji Brown Jackson at the White House in Washington on April 7 moments after the U.S. Senate confirmed her as the first Black woman to serve as a justice on the Supreme Court.

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Congress workers shout slogans from a police van as they are detained during a demonstration against the hike in fuel prices and other essential commodities in Kolkata, India, on April 4. DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images

Congress workers shout slogans from a police van as they are detained during a demonstration against the hike in fuel prices and other essential commodities in Kolkata, India, on April 4.

DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen waves to journalists from a truck as she arrives for a lunch with truck drivers in Roye, France, on April 21 ahead of the second round of France’s presidential election. THOMAS SAMSON/AFP via Getty Images

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen waves to journalists from a truck as she arrives for a lunch with truck drivers in Roye, France, on April 21 ahead of the second round of France’s presidential election.

THOMAS SAMSON/AFP via Getty Images
Member of the European Parliament Irena Joveva, with her daughter, takes part in a vote during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on April 5. FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP via Getty Images

Member of the European Parliament Irena Joveva, with her daughter, takes part in a vote during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on April 5.

FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP via Getty Images
Supporters of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party of then-Prime Minister Imran Khan shout slogans outside the Parliament House building in Islamabad on April 3. AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images

Supporters of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party of then-Prime Minister Imran Khan shout slogans outside the Parliament House building in Islamabad on April 3.

AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images
Bette-May Waine welcomes her granddaughter Mackenzie Waine and family from Australia at Auckland International Airport in New Zealand on April 13. New Zealand borders reopened to Australian tourists the night before. Fiona Goodall/Getty Images

Bette-May Waine welcomes her granddaughter Mackenzie Waine and family from Australia at Auckland International Airport in New Zealand on April 13. New Zealand borders reopened to Australian tourists the night before.

Fiona Goodall/Getty Images
A Muslim man listens as a child reads the Koran at the Grand Mosque of Sanaa in Yemen on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, April 2. MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP via Getty Images

A Muslim man listens as a child reads the Koran at the Grand Mosque of Sanaa in Yemen on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, April 2.

MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP via Getty Images
A delivery man prepares to deliver food ordered online to residents confined during a recent COVID outbreak in Ningbo, China, on April 2. STR/AFP via Getty Images

A delivery man prepares to deliver food ordered online to residents confined during a recent COVID-19 outbreak in Ningbo, China, on April 2.

STR/AFP via Getty Images
Israeli security forces prevent Palestinians from entering the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem to attend Friday prayers on April 15. HAZEM BADER/AFP via Getty Images

Israeli security forces prevent Palestinians from entering the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem to attend Friday prayers on April 15.

HAZEM BADER/AFP via Getty Images
A Ukrainian serviceman looks at a Russian ballistic missile’s booster stage, which fell in a field in Bohodarove, eastern Ukraine, on April 25. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images

A Ukrainian serviceman looks at a Russian ballistic missile’s booster stage, which fell in a field in Bohodarove, eastern Ukraine, on April 25.

YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images
Greenpeace environmental activists in a small boat chain themselves to the ship Ust Luga, which was to reportedly unload Russian oil in the harbor of Asgardstrand, Norway, on April 25. OLE BERG-RUSTEN/NTB/AFP via Getty Images

Greenpeace environmental activists in a small boat chain themselves to the ship Ust Luga, which was to reportedly unload Russian oil in the harbor of Asgardstrand, Norway, on April 25.

OLE BERG-RUSTEN/NTB/AFP via Getty Images
An Afghan woman sits next to a child receiving treatment at a hospital after he was injured in a bomb blast in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on April 21. AFP via Getty Images

An Afghan woman sits next to a child receiving treatment at a hospital after he was injured in a bomb blast in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on April 21.

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A motorcyclist rides through pungent foam that formed in a polluted river and invaded the Los Puentes neighborhood in Mosquera, west of Bogota, Colombia, on April 26. JUAN BARRETO/AFP via Getty Images

A motorcyclist rides through pungent foam that formed in a polluted river and invaded the Los Puentes neighborhood in Mosquera, west of Bogota, Colombia, on April 26.

JUAN BARRETO/AFP via Getty Images
A Sadhu or Hindu holy man smokes a cigarette at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 27. PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP via Getty Images

A Sadhu or Hindu holy man smokes a cigarette at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 27.

PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP via Getty Images
A gosling eats a worm in St James’s Park in London on April 1. John Sibley/Reuters

A gosling eats a worm in St James’s Park in London on April 1.

John Sibley/Reuters
People walk in a field of poppies and other wildflowers outside of the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve near Lancaster, California, on April 2. DAVID MCNEW/AFP via Getty Images

People walk in a field of poppies and other wildflowers outside of the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve near Lancaster, California, on April 2.

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