Udomsak Ratanotayo (l) and Suttinan Boonsomkiat wear storm trooper costumes while donating blood at the Thai Red Cross in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Star Wars fans will donate blood and give toys at an orphanage as part of a promotional campaign.
A police officer uses a fire extinguisher outside the Taipei Railway Station after anti-nuclear demonstrators were removed from the area.
Pro-Russian armed men in military fatigues pose for a photograph with a child as they stand guard outside a regional administration building seized overnight by pro-Russian separatists, in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kostyantynivka.
An Iraqi policeman shows his ink-stained finger and his ID after casting his ballot at a school in Baghdad's Karrada commercial district.