Britain's Chancellor George Osborne poses for the media with the traditional red dispatch box outside his official residence at 11 Downing Street in London, as he departs to deliver his annual budget speech to the House of Commons, Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
An environmental campaigner holds up a placard as she takes part in a protest with the theme of a "Fracked Future Carnival" against the practice of fracking being used in Britain, to coincide with a Shale Gas Forum being held today in London, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Oil and gas developers employ hydraulic fracturing or fracking to boost production. The technique pumps water, fine sand and chemicals into wells to fracture open oil and gas-bearing rock deposits. The process has been controversial amid concern that fracking gone wrong could taint groundwater with hydrocarbons or fracking fluids containing toxic substances.
A pro-Russian soldier flashes a victory sign while marching near a Ukrainian army base in Perevalne, Crimea, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Crimea's self-defense forces on Wednesday stormed the Ukrainian navy headquarters in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, taking possession without resistance a day after Russia signed a treaty with local authorities to annex the region.
A model displays a creation from Japanese designer Tae Ashida's 2014-2015 Autumn/Winter collection at Tokyo Fashion Week in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
A Chinese relative of a passenger aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane is carried out by security officials as she protests before a press conference at a hotel in Sepang, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. New radar data from Thailand gave Malaysian investigators more potential clues Wednesday for how to retrace the course of the missing Malaysian airliner, while a massive multinational search unfolded in an area the size of Australia.
Two 14-week old polar bear twins and their mother Giovanna explore their enclosure at the Hellabrunn zoo in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. The cubs who were born on Dec. 9, 2013 were presented to the public for the first time.