A Nigerian teenager, who was the sole survivor of a Boko Haram attack on her family, was seen telling her horrible story on Capitol Hill, while Sao Paulo in Brazil witnessed a bus strike, highlighting growing doubts over the country’s ability to successfully host this year’s FIFA World Cup.

The past 24 hours also witnessed the Thai military taking over the country's government in a coup while Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to three years in prison and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron was spotted waiting for a train somewhere in central England.

Here is a slideshow of 10 photos of events from around the world over the past 24 hours, selected by International Business Times editors.