Soldiers show off five alleged members of the Zetas drug gang to the press. More than 200 weapons were seized when the five were arrested at a navy checkpoint close to the city of Villa Union, in Mexico's Coahuila state near the southern border of Texas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexandre Meneghini / Associated PressLink
A Turkish soldier stands by as a group of Syrians wait for the authorization to enter Turkey. Hundreds of Syrians fled to Turkey on Thursday as elite Syrian troops moved to encircle a restive town ahead of a possible assault.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Burhan Ozbilici / Associated PressLink
A U.S. Marine in Afghanistan goes to pick up food supplies that were dropped via parachute outside Forward Operating Base Edi in the Helmand province. The smoke is from the parachutes, which the Marines burn after they're used.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated PressLink
Thai air force workers clear away mud as they excavate the wreckage of a U.S. P-51D Mustang on the outskirts of Bangkok. The plane was shot down during World War II while on a bombing run over Japanese-allied Thailand.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM / ReutersLink
Villagers stand around cars that were caught in a landslide caused by a cloudburst in the Doda district, about 90 miles from the northern Indian city of Jammu. Four people were feared killed in the landslide.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAIPAL SINGH / EPALink
Somalians demonstrate in support of Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FEISAL OMAR / ReutersLink
Pilgrims cross the Quema River on their way to the shrine of El Rocio in the province of Seville. The annual El Rocío pilgrimage combines religious fervor and festive color.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcelo del Pozo / ReutersLink
A policeman helps Larry the Downing Street cat into No. 10 Downing Street, the residence of British Prime Minister David Cameron. The 4-year-old tabby was at London's Battersea Dogs and Cats Home before moving into government housing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stefan Rousseau / PA WireLink
The locally famous cross-eyed opossum called Heidi peers out of her box before being taken to an enclosure at the newly built tropical hall of the Leipzig zoo. It is believed that Heidi's crossed eyes could have resulted from a poor diet when she was young, causing large fat deposits to form behind her eyes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRIZIO BENSCH / ReutersLink
A white peacock spreads its feathers at the Nehru Zoological Park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFPLink
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