The most compelling photos from the week's news, March 5-11, 2016.
A total solar eclipse is seen from the beach of Ternate island, Indonesia, March 9, 2016.
By CBSNews.com Senior Photo Editor Radhika Chalasani
India - Maha Shivaratri festival
An Indian Hindu devotee of the deity Shiva holds a human bone in his mouth during a religious procession to mark the Hindu festival of Maha Shivratri in Allahabad on March 7, 2016.
Hindus mark the Maha Shivaratri festival by offering special prayers and fasting to worship the deity Shiva.
Credit: Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images
Widow Alexandra McClintock holds an American flag with her son Declan during burial of her husband U.S. Army SGT First class Matthew McClintock at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia on March 7, 2016.
Credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images
Aregentina - Perito Moreno Glacier
An ice bridge cracks from the wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier located at Los Glaciares National Park, southwest Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, on March 10, 2016.
With a 250 km ice formation, and 30 km in length, the Perito Moreno is one of 48 glaciers fed by the Southern Patagonian Ice Field located in the Andes mountain range.
Credit: Walter Diaz/AFP/Getty Images
Detroit - Clinton campaigns
Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Holy Ghost Cathedral March 6, 2016 in Detroit. Clinton was campaigning in Michigan ahead of the primary on March 8, which she lost to Bernie Sanders.
Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images
Eagle drone catcher
An eagle of the Guard from Above company, grasps a drone during a police exercise in Katwijk, the Netherlands on March 7, 2016.
The bird of prey can get drones from the air by catching them with his legs.
Credit: Koen Van Weel/AFP/Getty Images
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau as they arrive for a state dinner at the White House in Washington, March 10, 2016.
Credit: Joshua Roberts/REUTERS
Gaza Strip - Gaza Samson
Palestinian Mohammad Baraka, 20, nicknamed by people as Gaza Samson, has knives dropped on his stomach as he exercises in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip March 5, 2016.
Baraka, who prefers to be known as "The Incredible" perhaps because he lacks the original Samson's long hair, has been putting on displays in his hometown of Deir al-Balah for the past two years, earning a reputation as the strongest man in the Gaza Strip.
Credit: Mohammed Salem/REUTERS
Riyadh - Northern Thunder military exercises
Special forces perform during the Northern Thunder military exercises in Hafr al-Batin, 500 kilometres north-east of the Saudi capital Riyadh on March 10, 2016.
Armed forces from 20 countries began maneuvers in northeastern Saudi Arabia, described as one of the world's biggest military exercises by the Saudi Press Agency.
Troops from Pakistan, Malaysia, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan and Sudan are among those participating in the "Thunder of the North" exercise.
Credit: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images
California - Team hairdo
A student from Madison High School wears a team hairdo as she watches the competition during the 10th annual San Diego Regional FIRST Robotics competition in Del Mar, California on March 4, 2016.
Credit: Mike Blake/REUTERS
The casket of former first lady Nancy Reaganrests at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, March 9, 2016 in Simi Valley, California ahead of her funeral on March 11.
Credit: Jae C. Hong, Pool/AP
Norway - Extreme surfing
A group of beginner surfers from Norway, attend their 1st course at the snowy beach of Unstad, in Lofoten Island, Arctic Circle, on March 09, 2016.
Surfers from all over the world come to Lofoten island to surf in extreme conditions. The ccean temperature is 6-7 °C, air temperature around 0°C in spite of very unstable weather.
Credit: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images
An arctic weasel runs on the snowy beach of Unstad , Lofoten Island in the Arctic Circle on March 8, 2016.
Credit: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images
An Aurora borealis during the night of March 6, 2016 in Lietzen, near Brandenburg, eastern Germany.
Credit: Patrick Pleul/AFP/Getty Images
China - Lucky haircut
A child cries during a haircut in a barbershop during the Longtaitou (which means the dragon raises its head) Festival, on the second day of the second month of Chinese Lunar calendar, in Baokang County, Hubei Province, China, March 10, 2016.
It is believed that having a haircut on this day is likely to bring good luck.
"Casper" the octopod
An incirrate octopod is shown at a depth of 4,290 meters taken by a remotely operated underwater vehicle Deep Discoverer near Necker Island, or Mokumanamana, on the northwestern end of the Hawaiian Archipelago in Hohonu Moana 2016.
Some immediately nicknamed the ghost-like octopod Casper.
Paris fashion show
Models present creations by Italian designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli as part of their Fall/Winter 2016/2017 women's ready-to-wear collection for fashion house Valentino in Paris, France, March 8, 2016.
Credit: Gonzalo Fuentes/REUTERS
International Women's Day
An activist sets crosses in front of a court house with the names of slain women during a march to mark International Women's Day in San Salvador, El Salvador, March 8, 2016.
Credit: Jose Cabezas/REUTERS
China - National People's Congress
China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the second plenary session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, March 9, 2016.
Credit: Damir Sagolj/REUTERS
Germany - Polar bear cub
A polar bear cub snuggles up against her mother Valeska, in their enclosure at Bremerhaven's (Bremen's) Zoo by the Sea, Germany on March 9, 2016.
The female cub, who is yet to be named, was born on December 11, 2015.
Credit: Carmen Jaspersen/Pool/REUTERS
Thailand - Panda sculptures
Panda sculptures are seen at the Chong Nonsi bridge during an exhibition by French artist Paulo Grangeon in Bangkok, March 8, 2016.
Credit: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters
Decontamination workers observe a moment of silence to mourn victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster before their work in Namie, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, March 11, 2016, to mark the five-year anniversary of the disaster.
Quake & tsunami 5th anniversary
Japanese Emperor Akihito (R) with Empress Michiko (L) deliver an address in front of an altar for the victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami at the national memorial service in Tokyo on March 11, 2016.
Japan marked five years since an offshore earthquake spawned a monster tsunami that left about 18,500 people dead or missing along its northeastern coast.
Credit: POOL/Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
Musher Justin Savidis' dogs wait in the truck before the restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Willow, Alaska March 6, 2016.
Mushers and dog sled teams from around the world embarked on the first leg of Alaska's grueling Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, starting a nearly 1,000-mile (1,609 km) journey through the state's unforgiving wilderness.
Credit: Nathaniel Wilder/REUTERS
D.C. - Warm weather
A woman sunbathes in front of the flags that circle the Washington Monument on an unseasonably warm day in Washington, D.C. on March 9, 2016.
Credit: Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS
Anniversary of Tibetan Uprising
A Tibetan activist in New Delhi, India attends a protest held to mark the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising against Chinese rule, on March 10, 2016.
Credit: Cathal McNaughton/REUTERS
Iraqi people flee to safe areas with help from Iraqi security forces, west of Ramadi, March 9, 2016.
French labor protests
A student offers a heart-shaped paper cutout to a French CRS riot policeman during a demonstration against the French labour law proposal in Lyon, France, as part of nationwide labor reform bill protests by students and union members, March 9, 2016.
Credit: Robert Pratta/Reuters
Crufts Dog Show
A handler shows a Maltese during the first day of the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, Britain, March 10, 2016.
Credit: Darren Staples/REUTERS
Anniversary of Madrid bombing
A man reacts at the Madrid train bombing memorial on the 12th anniversary of the attacks at Atocha station in Madrid, March 11, 2016.
Credit: Susana Vera/REUTERS
Kosovo - "Night of the Fires"
Kosovo Albanians hold torches as they take part in a bonfire ceremony "Night of the Fires" on March 7, 2016 in the village of Prekaz.
On March 7, 1998 Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commander Adem Jashari was killed along with 45 KLA troops by Serb forces during the Kosovo war in the village of Prekaz. Every year hundreds of people gather to commemorate the event with a bonfire ceremony in the village.
If confirmed, the tests violate the terms of the landmark nuclear deal of the summer of 2015.
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Greece - Migrants
Refugees and migrants sit under the rain near the gate at the Greek-Macedonian border near the Greek village of Idomeni, on March 7, 2016, where thousands of people are stranded.
European Unions leaders held a summit with Turkey's prime minister on March 7 in order to back closing the Balkans migrant route and urge Ankara to accept deportations of large numbers of economic migrants from overstretched Greece.