Students shout anti-government slogans as they protest a recent price hike in petroleum products by the government.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Navesh Chitrakar / ReutersLink
Workers prepare the Nobel Peace Prize laureate exhibition "I Have No Enemies" for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo at the Nobel Peace Center. China is conducting a sweeping crackdown on dissent before Friday's awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo, casting the net wide to prevent friends and family from attending the ceremony in Oslo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Toby Melville / ReutersLink
Bruce Irons of Hawaii surfs in a Round 1 heat at the Billabong Pipeline Masters. The Billabong Pipeline Masters is the final stop on the ASP Men's World Tour and the third and final jewel of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kelly Cestari / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Haitians walk near a burning barricade next to posters of presidential candidates Jude Celestin and Michel Martelly at a street protest following presidential elections. Thousands of protesters rampaged through Haiti's capital and other cities Wednesday, hurling stones and wrecking property in a wave of unrest against election results they say were rigged by the ruling government coalition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eduardo Munoz / ReutersLink
Protesters demonstrate in Parliament Square. Angry demonstrators clashed with police in a student protest outside parliament as the coalition government faced its biggest test yet in a vote on proposals to triple university tuition fees.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Leon Neal / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An overhead view shows a snow-covered labyrinth at the Erlebnispark Teichland theme park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Pleul / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Balkar men, dressed in national clothing, sit during a heavy snowfall as they take part in a protest rally in central Moscow. Six Balkar activists from Russia's north Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria have held more than a five-month-long rally by the Kremlin wall to protest against the policies of authorities in their native region, which, in their opinion, infringe upon their people's rights, local media reported.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Karpukhin / ReutersLink
Japan's Lilla Shinohara performs a pole dance at the International Pole Championship.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Toru Hanai / ReutersLink
British Canoeist Tom Brady paddles the course at the new 2012 Olympic canoe slalom venue near Waltham Cross. The Lee Valley White Water Centre -- the first brand-new 2012 venue to be completed -- was officially opened Thursday by Britain's Princess Anne.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated PressLink
Indians and tourists hold lamps and participate in a prayer meeting in memory of a blast victim at the terrorist bombing site. Police questioned two brothers Wednesday for alleged involvement in the blast that killed a toddler and triggered a stampede that injured dozens of people in a holy Indian city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
An activist of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party shouts slogans in support of a separate Telengana state during a sit-in protest. The demands for carving out the new Telengana state out of its southern region of Andhra Pradesh have erupted sporadically since the 1950s.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gurinder Osan / Associated PressLink
People gather around the vandalized Holy Thorn tree that was cut down overnight on Wearyall Hill. Police have begun an investigation into the vandalism of the iconic religious tree only a day after the annual ceremony to offer a sprig of the Holy Thorn to the queen for her dining table on Christmas Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images EuropeLink
An aerial view of homes submerged after the Guadalquivir river burst its banks due to heavy rainstorms this week, affecting some 455 homes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafa Alcaide / EPALink
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