Passengers line up and wait for a security check during morning rush hour at Tiantongyuan North Station in Beijing. China tightened security checks at subway stations following an attack in country's troubled Xinjiang region which killed 31 people on May 22.
Women attend a prayer meeting calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria.
An Afghan laborer polishes a metal pot at an aluminium workshop in Herat.
People take pictures of released floating lanterns dedicated to deceased loved ones during a ceremony marking remembrance and reflection, held by Shinnyo-en Buddhists honoring victims of war, famine, and natural disasters on Memorial Day, at Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 26, 2014.