A student points a toy gun at a police officer during a protest tied to a 48-hour national strike.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARTIN BERNETTI / AFPLink
Indian police detain supporters of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare during a march Thursday to the residence of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mustafa Quraishi / Associated PressLink
A student protesting proposed cuts in higher education subsidies is sprayed with a water cannon by police outside the House of Representatives in the Quezon City section.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noel Celis / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Passengers traveling home before the start of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr wait to board a train at Senen station. The holiday marks the end of holy month of Ramadan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Achmad Ibrahim / Associated PressLink
Rebel fighters and a TV cameraman take shelter as an intense gun battle erupts outside the Corinthia hotel, where many foreign journalists are staying.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergey Ponomarev / Associated PressLink
Libyans mourn at the grave of a rebel fighter killed by forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ReutersLink
French matador Sebastian Castella performs a pass during a corrida.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JORGE GUERRERO / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Boats await passengers before the start of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr on the Buriganga river.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Biraj / ReutersLink
A government soldier tries to maintain order as refugees from the region's famine jostle for food at a distribution center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OMAR FARUK / ReutersLink
Omar Simmonds Pea of Panama receives medical assistance during in an elimination bout against Sacha Denanyoh of Togo at the World Judo Championships.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YVES HERMAN / ReutersLink
U.S. Army soldiers prepare their weapons for an overnight mission in eastern Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOLA SOLIC / ReutersLink
Lightning illuminates a field of wind turbines during heavy thunderstorms in the country's Brandenburg region.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / DPALink
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